Quantitative Analyst

Last update 2024-04-14
Expires 2024-05-14
ID #2101203726
Quantitative Analyst
Australia, Victoria, Melbourne,
Modified April 4, 2024


Description: Mercer is seeking candidates for the following position based in our Sydney – Barangaroo or Melbourne – Docklands office: Quantitative Analyst What can you expect?Join our Consulting Tools and Tech team!If you like to solve complex problems, have a keen eye for detail and have a passion for creating better lives then we need you to help us build solutions to help our clients navigate some of the biggest challenges of our will have the opportunity to work alongside Mercer's leading investment and actuarial consultants to create innovative solutions to tackle today's issues such as generating real returns within a low yield environment, investing in a time of climate change, and retirement income strategies.

You will be part of a growing team that supports consultants with the delivery of data-driven insights and actionable advice to our will gain exposure across a range of professional practice areas and client segments (Super Funds, Endowments & Foundations, Insurers and Wealth Managers) and work alongside other technologists, researchers and consultants with significant opportunities for creativity and innovation.

What's in it for you?At Mercer, we recognise that our most important asset is our people.

We also know the value of healthy, happy colleagues and promote an inclusive culture of care and wellbeing, offering benefits such as flexible working, a dress to suit policy, health reimbursements, and much more! We offer: A professional environment where your career path really matters and is supported in our global organization.

A great team environment with energetic and supportive colleagues.

Genuine work life balance – flexible working.

Great training and development opportunities to help drive your career will count on you to: As a Quantitative Analyst, you will play a key role in contributing to the development of various proprietary tools and models used to evaluate investment strategies, portfolio asset allocations and capital management primary focus is to provide development support on all software projects and support development and management of governance frameworks for consulting tools and technology.

Core activities include building advanced technical skills, acting as lead analyst on technology / tools projects, and helping to develop the skills of colleagues in relevant platforms.

Support development and delivery of consulting tools; documenting and reviewing requirements and specifications with senior developers / consultants.

Contribute to development and ongoing management of relevant governance frameworks to ensure quality and consistency of tools.

Support agile methodologies and coordinate progress reporting for consulting tools.

Contribute to projects through effective management of tasks, and directly lead some smaller client deliverables.

Develop own capability through informal and formal learning opportunities.

Participate in internal projects to improve Mercer, in particular talent, quality, service delivery, internal efficiency / effectiveness and intellectual capital.

Develop other's capability through informal and formal learning opportunities.

What you need to have: Entrepreneurial and passionate towards building data driven solutions Excellent programmers (preferably in Python – experience with VBA and SQL ideal but not essential)Able to learn and translate financial principles into systematic algorithms Willing to take initiative and a collaborative team player Committed to learning code and/or sharpening your existing skills What makes you stand out: Interested in investment markets / portfolio management with relevant university qualifications – a background in computer science / programming would be highly desirable Experience with or understanding of Cloud and APIs About Mercer: Mercer

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Quantitative analyst

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