Quant Analyst Intern

Gain experience with a truly amazing team, revolutionising the world of investments!

At Wealthify, we’re changing the way people save and invest. Over the next 10 years, we want 1 million savers to start investing through our app and online service and start expecting more from their money. Our promise is simple: no complicated jargon, no daunting fees, just straightforward, effortless investing from just £1.

We’ve recently partnered with Aviva and have developed our Investment Team into a close-knit group of industry professionals who are at the forefront of Investment Strategy and Wealth Management.

Our Head of Investment Strategy has opened up a position for a driven and passionate intern to assist the investment team on some strategic projects.

 

Things you’ll be working on

You will be working with our Investment Team, which consists of our Head of Investment Strategy, Investment Manager and Chief Investment Officer.

You will be working on a number of projects including help build investment models, propose and backtesting investment strategies, and provide input to our data display suite. This is an incredible opportunity to gain hands-on experience by working with some of the most innovative and experienced professionals in the Investment industry.

 

Things you’ll need

  • You will be driven with excellent problem-solving capacity, self-motivated and able to think on your feet.
  • To enjoy framing the world with models and communicate complex statistical ideas simply, yet accurately.
  • To demonstrate strong communication, analytical and collaborative skills.
  • Have a passion for Fintech and understanding of the financial markets (asset universes, pricing and economics)

 

What will make you stand out

  • Prior internship experience or academic research papers
  • Analytic package experience (Python is preferred)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with NLP/NLTK and Python - pptx is desirable but not essential

 

What you get

  • Work in one of the hottest tech start-ups in Cardiff
  • Brand new offices
  • Unlimited tea or coffee
  • Games room (and a table tennis league!)
  • Amazing (and modest!) teammates
  • Great company socials organized by our very own Ministry of Fun

 

Application Process

This is a rare opportunity to work closely with a dynamic, innovative and experienced Investment Team!

If you would like to be considered for the role, please complete the following assessment:

Using Quandl Data (or similar) construct a concise yet interesting market commentary or outlook on the topic of your choice. Illustrate with at least two but no more than 5 charts. Max 300 words.

Please send your completed Assessment and CV to jobs@wealthify.com