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Financial Quantitative Analyst / Software Developer (Temp) – Informa Investment Solutions, Home Worker


Informa Investment Solutions (IIS) has a newly created opportunity for a Temporary Financial Quantitative Analyst / Software Developer. This is a virtual role with a six-month duration period and has the possibility of extension. This role will work on enhancements to the Zephyr Math Engine (ZAAPI), as IIS promotes this project.


IIS provides investment professionals with customized systems and outstanding services for use in their own client relationships. Our unique ability to create quality products—along with our incomparable capacity to supply valuable data— makes us a consistent market leader throughout the investment community. We are a premier provider of content and applications for the Wealth Management, Pension and Investment communities. We empower financial institutions and their clients to make informed decisions through the use of our information, software and services.


The Zephyr Analytics API enables you to link your online or offline applications to a robust math library and produce industry-accepted MPT/PMPT statistics, returns-based and asset allocation analyses.


The Zephyr Analytics API is sourced from Informa Investment Solutions' industry-leading analysis and reporting application, Zephyr StyleADVISOR, and robust separate account research application, PSN Enterprise. This offering gives you the ability to leverage our decades of experience, shortening your time-to-market, and increasing your coverage while providing a more reliable, consistent, and cost-effective solution than you could create on your own.


Job Duties

  • As the math / quant developer lead for Informa Investment Solutions, you will own the Zephyr math engine and web service APIs.
  • Based on client feedback regarding new analytics needed, work with our Product teams to implement enhancements.
  • Take responsibility for the correctness and credibility of the analytics in Informa Investment Solutions’ products. Help produce documentation that makes the math behind our products approachable to financial practitioners.
  • Stay abreast of, and incorporate new investment concepts that address market problems.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop the core analytics engines and APIs
  • Maintaining expert knowledge of MPT and financial analytics
  • Mathematical knowledge with an emphasis in statistics and probability
  • Explaining analytical concepts to colleagues and customers
  • Create technical documentation for new and existing statistics


Key Requirements & Programming Languages

  • Bachelors Degree Required/Masters Degree ideal
  • Languages: C/C++, Haskell 
  • Operating systems: Linux
  • Windows Control System: Git
  • Continuous Integration/Deployment: TeamCity, Octopus
  • Deploy Issue tracking system: Jira


To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations.


About Informa:


Informa’s Business Intelligence (BI) division, part of the FTSE 100 Informa Group, provides specialist data, intelligence and insight to our customers, helping them make better decisions, gain competitive advantage and enhance return on investment.


BI has a valuable portfolio of digital subscription products, providing business critical intelligence to global, regional and niche communities within five core industry sectors: Pharma & Healthcare; Finance; Telecoms, Media & Technology; Maritime & Law and Agribusiness & Commodities.


Informa is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability status, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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