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Quant Research Analyst at UBS

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Singapore, Singapore

Job Type

Full Time

Your role
Are you an analyst working in a business facing role with exposure to financial markets? Do you enjoy analysing data and trends? Are you able to program? Are you able to communicate effectively with business and technical teams? We're looking for someone who is able to:

help manage and develop our core global quantitative database (combination of Oracle SQL, Python and R environments) which is at the heart of all our products and ideas, within a leading equity research team
work with our equity analyst estimates data and liaise with analysts to improve the quality and integrity of our data
contribute to the development and support of our portfolio of quantitative tools and products that are delivered to our clients
conduct primary research into new data sets
assist analysts in developing new alpha models
manage the delivery client reporting products to tight deadlines
assist in writing research reports
run risk reports for clients

Your team
You'll be part of the Quantitative team within Equity Research, based in Singapore. We are a multi-skilled global team of researchers, mathematicians, programmers and database experts focused on generating research ideas, quantitative tools and products with an Equities focus. Our team members are based in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and London.

Your expertise

2+ years' experience in quantitative research
a degree in math, sciences, engineering, finance or computer science or a related area
some knowledge of finance (e.g. participation in the CFA program) and financial data (e.g. FactSet or CapitalIQ) and are familiar with financial statements and accounting
basic knowledge of equity markets, factor models or risk premia
a data focus, perhaps experienced with R or Python and a working knowledge of SQL
an open-minded, delivery-focused and collaborative approach
an innovative thinker who can see a vision and carry it through to analysis, design and implementation
motivated by continuous process improvement and developing and using new technologies
experienced in scripting tools such as PowerShell and/or Unix scripting

About Us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us
We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements
UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.
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