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Employer: Fideres Partners LLP
We are looking for a quantitative analyst with a passion for complex data analysis and data management that would relish joining a company with a virtuous purpose, a diverse team of high performers, on a continuing journey of global growth? Does this sound like you? Fideres have been investigating corporate and financial wrongdoing for over 10 years, bringing advanced quantitative and data driven techniques to highly complex disputes involving competition infringement or financial instruments. As a result of continued success, we are expanding and are seeking quantitative analysis and data analysist to join our team.We are a thriving, collaborative, friendly and diverse team, operating from locations in London, New York, Germany and South Africa. We’re looking for a talented graduate or a high-potential professional from a relevant data/quantitative science focused discipline, who will bring exceptional capability as well as a genuine interest for a role focused on data processing, manipulation and management. You can expect a high degree of exposure to interesting and varied consulting projects, as well as rapid career progression with increased responsibility.About our roleYou will join our Securities Litigation Service team to facilitate our roles as damages experts in securities fraud cases around the globe. This involves building and maintaining databases covering financial datasets such as historical holdings, news, stock prices, and you will be dealing with real-world data challenges from day one.You will then progress to a role that will also cover other data heavy projects on a range of industries. This will involve designing and applying statistical/econometric models to analyse data and summarize statistical inferences.In this role, we expect you to oversee all aspects of working with data and quantitative models in various challenging economic/financial consulting projects. As a rapidly growing consulting firm, we are looking into incorporating the most efficient data processing, manipulation, and management tools in our projects for better product delivery. Some notable responsibilities are:Data extraction, cleaning, processing, manipulation and management for data heavy projectsMaintaining and improving our current automated data and analysis infrastructure (Python / Pandas / Flask / Postgres / VBA)Review and discover new areas for data management improvementsRemaining on top of any changes to work scopes, deadlines, etc.What we’re looking for in youStrong record of academic achievement with a relevant degree(s) in data science / data engineering, computer science or quantitative subjects (econometrics, mathematics, physics, computational biology, etc.)c. 1-2 years’ work experience desirable, preferably with hands-on experience in complex data manipulation, management, and analysisA genuine interest in and capability to work with data and on data heavy projectsProficiency with standard data analysis software and programming experience, e.g. R, Python, C/C++, SQL, VBAFamiliarity with programming packages such as data analysis/timeseries libraries (e.g. Pandas etc.); array mathematics and statistics libraries (Numpy/SciPy/statsmodels); webscraping tools (BeautifulSoup/Scrapy/Selenium); PDF and documents parsing libraries and techniques; data extraction from unstructured/semi-structured sources; regular expressions; databases (Postgres, SQL)Solid understanding of data analysis techniques, stochastics and statistical inferenceStrong analytical skills, able to get to the core issue of complex problemsEffective multi-tasking and management of deadlinesIntegrity, and a creative, curious mind, ideally with an interest in our business/economicsPlenty of initiative and a mindset towards continuous improvementA high level of accountability, and not afraid to express an opinion and offer new solutionsWhat we’ll offer youWe are proud of our values and our diverse and international workforce, and we are committed to building a working environment where employees feel safe, welcome and able to have an open and respectful dialogue on diversity issues.You will get to work in a highly innovative environment where training and development is put at the top of the agenda to ensure that our staff are at the leading edge of their academic knowledge, and where rapid career progression is available to proactive employees who reach out for opportunities.We offer competitive salaries and bonuses. Our compensation structure is transparent, to ensure that our employees know they are being paid fairly against their peers and understand their long-term compensation progression.We also offer a range of competitive benefits which includes 25 days holiday plus a holiday purchase scheme, flexible working, equal family leave (after 2 years’ service) regardless of gender, sexual orientation or how you became a parent, charitable giving via payroll and paid time off for charitable events, private health insurance and other benefits.Location and hoursWe will accept applications from candidates who will work in the UK, US and Germany, providing you have the right to work in those respective locations (or for the UK that you will have this at the time of starting your employment). We are currently working remotely with some office days required.Application ProceduresPlease submit your curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining your motivation to join Fideres and your interest in the role offered to email@example.com indicating the job title in the subject window.Please note that we consider a thoughtful and considered cover letter to be an integral part of the application. Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to applicants who do not meet the above criteria.