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Quantitative Analyst


This role will suit you if you are collaborative, technically strong and enjoy problem solving. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career in a high performing team where you will have the chance to learn by doing, progress your career and grow your skillset.

•           PhD (preferred) or Masters in a quantitative discipline essential

•           Join a global front office team 

•           C++ or Python programming skills advantageous

If you have recent experience with financial markets and derivative valuation and are looking to join a global front office team which is aligned to revenue generation, then our Quantitative Strategy team offers an outstanding opportunity.  

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

You will research and implement financial models for product valuation, risk analysis, and trading and be expected to build strong relationships across the business by providing quantitative expertise to traders and marketers, as well as our technology and compliance teams.

With outstanding academic achievements, a PhD or Masters in a quantitative discipline (e.g. maths, physics or engineering), your intellectual curiosity and self-motivation, together with great communication and collaboration skills, will help formulate business ideas mathematically and deliver practical solutions. Your experience with C++, Python or other programming languages will be advantageous, together with demonstrable experience in finance.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, concise resume and Academic Transcripts as one Word or PDF-formatted document.  To include your cover letter and transcripts, please insert the additional pages into the front or back of your resume and upload your updated resume in your Profile page. This is so that we receive the relevant documents for this position.  Please note that applications without the required documentation attached will not be considered.

About Commodities and Global Markets

Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,300+ employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: CGM-957428
Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-level, Capital Markets, Derivatives, Equities, Quantitative Analytics, Risk Management
Group: Commodities and Global Markets
Recruiter: Heather Noto
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