Junior Analyst - Discretionary Trading

Junior Analyst - Discretionary Trading

Job Title: Junior Analyst - Discretionary Trading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mumbai
Reference: 4_9518
Contact Name: Monalisa Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2018 18:48

Job Description

Our client, a leading financial services firm is looking for a Junior Analyst for Discretionary Trading, for their office in Mumbai. 

About the role

  • The role requires an analyst who is intuitive, forward thinking, analytical and focused
  • The candidate will be working in a small team of highly skilled researchers and traders, making this an ideal opportunity to learn from a range of different sources and backgrounds
  • The role is ideal for a candidate who would like to work in a dynamic and meritocratic environment
  • The role provides an excellent opportunity for a skilled programmer to graduate into a Trader/ Portfolio Manager

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Back testing and evaluating trading strategies
  • Tracking performance of live strategies
  • Generating new trading ideas
  • Maintaining a database of historical factors

Job Requirements

  • Graduate / MBA
  • Relevant work experience of 0-3 years
  • Analytical skills, logical thinking
  • Programming skills (Excel, VBA, R, Python)
  • Basic knowledge of derivatives, fundamental and technical analysis
  • Effective communication and collaborative skills
  • Meticulous, methodical, inquisitive personality with willingness to stretch, hunger to learn and passion for markets
  • Ability to work as a part of a team