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Pinnacle Investment Management Group Limited (ASX:PNI) is a leading Australian-based multi-affiliate investment management firm. Our mission is to establish, grow and support a diverse stable of world-class investment management firms.

One of our investment managers is Antipodes Partners, a global asset manager offering a pragmatic value approach across long only and long-short strategies (currently ~A$9bn AUM). Antipodes aspire to grow client wealth over the long- term by generating absolute returns in excess of the benchmark, at below market levels of risk. They seek to take advantage of the market’s tendency for irrational extrapolation, identify investments that offer a high margin of safety and build portfolios with a capital preservation focus.

Antipodes Partners is majority owned by its seasoned investment team and its performance culture is underpinned by sensible incentives, a focused offering and the outsourcing of non-investment functions to minority partner Pinnacle Investment Management Limited.

They are seeking a coding expert with a passion for data and financial markets. The desirable applicant will ideally be in their final year of university and be willing to work part-time while completing their studies or will have recently completed their studies with 1-2 years of relevant industry work experience. The role will be Sydney based.

Strong academics in degrees relating to Software Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Science, and/or Statistics are a must. The desirable applicant will also have an understanding/passion in financial markets and investing. Double degree Commerce/Finance/Economics students are also encouraged to apply.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Strong proficiency in Python (must) and/or R (highly desirable) and in building reusable libraries. Demonstrated success in past projects will be assessed
  • Confidence working with various data adaptors including REST API’s, AWS S3, Azure blob storage and cloud databases
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and a proficiency in designing and building database schemas, both relational and non-relational
  • Proficiency ingesting and piping all data types, namely csv, json, and parquet files. ETL coding proficiency will be assessed
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Power Query engine and related Microsoft Excel functionality
  • Proficiency building datasets from scratch through techniques such as web-scraping
  • Proficiency or developed understanding of statistical concepts and machine learning techniques
  • Proficiency building automation tools and confidence working in a Linux/Ubuntu development environments.

About you:

  • You are problem solving oriented with a focus on business outcomes. You will strive to find the best solution within the expected timeframe
  • You have a willingness to learn new coding languages as needed, and an ability to learn them in a short timeframe
  • You are mathematically minded in areas including linear algebra, statistics and time series analysis
  • You are a natural numbers detective. You thrive working with very large datasets, seeking insights/relationships in an otherwise meaningless mass of data
  • You have strong writing skills with an ability to articulate and communicate your ideas/findings clearly and concisely
  • You enjoy building systems and you are not afraid to continually experiment with new ideas and techniques for improving workflow.

We value:

  • Natural curiosity regarding the events and trends that shape the world
  • An ability to problem solve, from high-level conceptualisation through to detailed recommendations
  • Creative, independent and rational thinking
  • Patience, persistence and resilience; and
  • Selfless team players.

Initially the role will be a quasi coder/data engineer, however as the systems mature and the applicant builds domain knowledge, opportunity exists to broaden into the area of data analysis. You will be a coder first and foremost, however with time and experience gained on the job, there is opportunity to marry your passion for data/coding and passion for financial markets/investing.

How to apply:

Please email both [email protected] and [email protected] with "Coder Job Application" as the email subject and attach the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Academic Record; and
  • A brief cover letter that explains why you would be most suitable for the role.

For more information about Antipodes Partners, please visit

Salary guide:

$75-85k per annum inclusive of super for a Full-Time Employee (pro-rated for part-time). This is an invaluable opportunity to gain experience in a leading global equity asset manager.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Closed 4 months ago
Closed 4 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Banking and Finance, Business and Commerce,

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen

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  • Closing Date:27th Jan 2022, 11:43 pm


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