Quantitative Index Analyst (f/m/d) at Deutsche Börse


Location:Prague, CZ

Field of Activity

Qontigo is currently seeking a qualified professional to join our Market Data Services team as a full-time employee, based in our Prague office. In this role, the Associate will produce high quality value-added content, by working closely with the Development, Research, Index, and Client Support business units. The output of the Associate’s work will consist of producing a suite of daily-updated multi-factor risk models, quantitative indices, and multi-asset class data analytics. The successful candidate will provide ongoing operational support for best-in-class index products to global sell-side, buy-side, hedge funds, and asset owner investors. The candidate will use quantitative and qualitative skills to manage the ongoing maintenance of index and data products, which include operational processes, data analysis, and quality assurance. The expected working hours for this position are from 10 am to 6:30 pm.
Responsibilities:
  • Perform Quality Assurance tasks and data analysis to ensure validity of content produced and delivered to Qontigo’s clients, for both the analytics and indexing business lines
  • Provide ongoing support and maintenance for various index products with time-sensitive deadlines
  • Monitor financial markets and ensure the correct processing of corporate events, such as IPOs, M&As, stock splits, rights issues, and dividend distributions
  • Work closely with other team members based in the London, Hong Kong, and New York offices of Qontigo
  • Manipulate large amount of financial data and use various tools to present and analyze results
  • Assist the Sales and Client Support teams in resolving data inquiries
  • Proactively look for opportunities to streamline processes wherever appropriate
  • Collaborate and communicate across all teams involved with index and data production process

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, or other quantitative field
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work both independently and with a geographically-dispersed team
  • Understanding and interest in Financial Markets and Information Technology
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, detail oriented
  • Financial certifications, including CFA, FRM, and CAIA, are pluses
  • Experience with SQL, Python or other object-oriented programming language, VBA, UNIX/LINUX very beneficial, but not essential
  • Experience with financial software (e.g. Bloomberg, Eikon) and financial databases are pluses

The Associate will be joining a highly productive, diverse, entrepreneurial team, itself part of a global organization. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter with a strong academic background to contribute to the development, growth, and enhancement of the expanding content side of Qontigo’s business.

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