Encore! Returnship Program - Statistical Modelling and Development Fellow

Compensation

: $126,035.00 - $200,310.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Scientific Research



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Encore! Statistical Modelling and Development FellowNew York, NYEncore! OverviewEncore!, one of Barclays' flagship diversity and citizenship programs, is designed for individuals who have taken a career break and now wish to re-enter the workforce. The program provides leadership and development training as well as a paid 12-week fellowship in New York beginning in January 2020. Qualified candidates with strong performance are eligible to be considered for full-time roles based on availability and suitability.SM&D OverviewWe serve our institutional investor clients by helping them to understand developments in global markets and offering execution and risk management tools across each major asset class.Fast, fascinating and always in motion, the Markets business is a barometer of world events - not to mention an incredible place to build your career. You'll work closely with clients around the world to help them achieve their ambitions in the right way.What will you be doing?The Statistical Modelling and Development team remit lies within the trading activities in the Markets division, in particular electronic trading activities. You would be responsible for:* Algorithms and model based business logic used in electronic trading in Markets.* Data Science applied to trading and sales activities* Underlying technology used in electronic trading and Data ScienceThe primary purpose of electronic trading is to provide liquidity to clients on agency and principal basis, where either the connection to the client is electronic or provision of that liquidity requires electronic trading. This requires the analysis, research and development of proprietary algorithms and trading business logic using data mining and statistical techniques. The business logic includes information extraction from market data, price formation, auto-hedging, algorithmic risk management, execution strategies and smart-order-routing. The primary purpose of the Data Science work is to extract information from our trading and market data to feed into decision making and algorithm design. The instruments that we currently cover include Equities, FX Spot, Government Bonds, Corporate Bonds, Rates Futures, Rates Swaps, NDFs and CDS indices.What we're looking for:* Excellent analytical abilities with strong understanding of mathematics, statistics and machine learning tools along with deep knowledge of various statistical tools like R, python and kdb.* Excellent coding skills, preferably in Java, along with ability to work in shared development environment* Excellent verbal, written communication & presentation skills* Should be a self-starter and can work easily as individual contributor or part of a team.Skills that will help you in the role:* Master's or PhD in engineering, mathematics or other quantitative disciplines* Prior experience with algorithms or eTrading business logic is preferred* Prior professional experience of working in financial institutionsWhere will you be working?You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building. The building is easily accessible to Restaurants, Shops and Public Transportation.Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.Our ValuesEverything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.Our DiversityWe aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.Our BenefitsOur customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.
Associated topics: algorithm, back end, c#, develop, developer, java, perl, programming, software engineer, software programmer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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