Quantitative Analyst Internship


Job Description
Within the Group Chief Investment Officer we are looking for a talented and proactive resource to join the team.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Analysis and monitoring of reference and market data as well as pricing functions and stress test outputs
  • Analysis and modeling of financial instruments with focus on derivatives and structured products
  • Maintenance and enhancement of pricing models
  • Validation of pricing functions and stress test outputs
  • Act as functional reference with Investment IT team throughout the entire software development life-cycle
  • Support Head Office Functions
  • Interact with other Group and Local Unit Investment Departments and as well other Head Office areas (mainly GCFO and GCRO area)

    Our ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:
  • University Degree in Economics, Science, Engineering or similar
  • Strong quantitative skills with special interest in applied mathematics, investments and problem solving
  • Knowledge of financial instruments reference data and markets or experience in financial data analysis and/or pricing algorithm implementation is a plus
  • Programming skills in object-oriented languages (C++, Python, Java), computing environments (SAS, Matlab, R) and advanced knowledge of MS Office is a plus
  • Italian and English working proficiency

Soft skills:

  • Self-motivated, strong team working and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, take over responsibility at a very early stage, flexibility
  • Solid problem solving and ability to perform well under pressure and against tight deadlines