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Quantitative Strategy Analyst – Commodities & Global Markets

Macquarie Group

Location: Greater London, New York, New York

Job Type: Full time


We are looking for an experienced Quantitative Analyst to join the Quant Strategy team to work on Agriculture modelling for our Commodities and Global Markets group within Macquarie. This is a front-office role located in New York, with a hybrid structure offering a couple remote days per week.

Our Quant Strategy team applies specialist methods from mathematics, science, and engineering to generate revenue. We work on data, models, and algorithms with application to derivative valuation and risk, automated trading, and data-driven decision-making.

Working on the trading floor with the Agricultural trading desk, you will:

  • Expand our derivative products offering by implementing new pricing models for valuation, risk analysis, and trading
  • Assist with day-to-day trading operations and maintain our quant strat analysis platform and library for risk and pricing.
  • Provide quantitative expertise to traders, structures, and marketers
  • Work with other areas of the organization on model development and approval

We are seeking a candidate who understands good research, demonstrated by outstanding academic achievements, including a PhD in a quantitative discipline (e.g., maths, physics, or engineering). Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work autonomously and under pressure should ensure success in this position.

Most critical to your success will be your interest and passion for designing innovative technology and quantitative methods to solve complex business problems. Knowledge of commodity markets would set you apart from other applicants

This represents an outstanding opportunity to be a part of a global team, closely aligned with revenue generation.

About Commodities and Global Markets

In Commodities and Global Markets you will be part of a global business offering capital and financing, risk management, market access, physical execution and logistics solutions to its diverse client base.

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