Quant Analyst

Title: Quant Analyst | £25K | FinTech | Central London - Soho

Industry: Analytics

Role/Sector: Analyst   |   Data scientist

Location: Central London

Placement: Internship (going permanent)

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £24,998 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Our Client is a FinTech start up focussed on the non-bank lending sector. They work in partnerships with established non-bank lenders offering them access to capital and technology to scale their businesses


This FinTech business was founded by a former Goldman Sachs Partner and since commencing operations in 2017 it has successfully built out its first lending segment and is now in the process of exploring opportunities in several other lending segments. The company aims to become the largest nonbank lender in the UK and to pursue similar businesses internationally.

Key Responsibilities:

This is the perfect opportunity for a candidate who has a strong mathematical skillset and is interested in learning entrepreneurial skills in a successful FinTech start-up.

The job will entail a mix of responsibilities including the following:

  • Working with other members of the team on initial framing of a problem and desired solution
  • Reviewing relevant academic literature
  • Data collection
  • Data cleansing and aggregation
  • Statistical modelling
  • Machine learning
  • Presenting results to the broader team
  • Collaborating with the software engineers to integrate the approved models into the main application

Key Requirements:

  • Have a maths or related degree e.g. Physics from a leading university
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to self-educate in, machine learning
  • Comfortable with large data sets – cleaning, manipulating, interrogating
  • Interested in both finance and technology
  • Confident and articulate
  • Has an entrepreneurial focus
  • Learns quickly and able to adapt
  • Seeking an opportunity at the ground level of a very high growth company
  • Has interests outside of work

Perks of the Role:

  • The opportunity to work on ground-breaking solutions to complex problems in finance
  • Work in close contact with the company’s founder (a former Goldman Sachs Partner)
  • Gain exposure to a wide array of the aspects of both finance generally and FinTech specifically
  • High levels of responsibility from day one
  • Competitive salary

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