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Graduate - Quantitative Systems - Realindex Investments

Role overview

Exciting opportunity for CompSci/IT/Engineering graduates to commence career in a quantitative funds management team to assist in developing software solutions. Your work will be split between database/systems management and quantitative software development. You will gain wide-ranging technical experience across different technologies and acquire in-depth knowledge of quantitative finance and financial data. You will be mentored and guided by experienced members of the team to help you grow as a quantitative developer. 

Key responsibilities 

  • Maintaining and enhancing code libraries/systems used for research and portfolio construction (R and Python) 
  • Developing and supporting front-office tools used for trading, decision-support, and client reporting systems (R, Python, SQL and some VBA) 
  • Support and maintenance of our daily operational processes and databases 
  • Workflow integration and automation of processes 
  • Work with a multitude of third-party financial data and financial systems 
  • Participate in solution planning/design, development, testing, code review, and deployment 
  • Documentation of our systems and processes to facilitate knowledge transfer and future maintenance 
  • Maintaining data integrity of both proprietary and third-party data 

Skills and experience 

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, or similar technical field 
  • Broad knowledge of software engineering principles, algorithms and data structures 
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Previous work experience/internship in software development and/or in the finance industry would be an advantage 
  • Experience coding in one or more of R, Python, and SQL, and exposure to relational databases and version control tools (Git) highly regarded 
  • Understanding of equity markets and securities preferable 

Desirable characteristics 

  • Strong willingness in furthering your knowledge and skills in technologies and quantitative finance with self-learning 
  • An interest in finance and equity markets, and a desire to understand and contribute to our investment processes 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for producing quality software and providing technological solutions but will also understand the practical reality of working in a small team with changing priorities and tight deadlines. An interest in finance and systematic investment strategies will be very highly regarded. A collaborative attitude and willingness to become part of the team is essential. 

Closed 8 months ago
Closed 8 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Computer Science

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:





    Feb 2022 (approx)

  • Program Duration


  • Remote Friendly


  • Closing Date:28th Nov 2021, 6:00 am


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