Exotic Equity Quant

19 Jan
London
£150,000.00

JOB DESCRIPTION

A leading Investment Bank in London is proactively looking to recruit a front office modelling quant for an Equity Desk with a focus on exotics. Those successful, will be developing & implementing derivative pricing models across this desk alongside supporting the local trading desk.

Location:  London & Mainland Europe 

The role:

  • Development of front office derivative pricing models
  • Ensure correct and robust implementation of the models
  • Enhancing the C++ pricing libraries
  • Working entirely in their Front Office alongside quant’s & trade specialists
  • Managerial Responsibilities

Requirements:

  • Master’s, PhD, DEA in highly quantitative subjects such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics and Engineering.
  • Strong object orientated programming in C++
  • Demonstrable interest in financial modeling
  • Knowledge with stochastic processes, partial differential equations, numerical analyst, numerical optimization and probability theory.
  • Excellent communication skills

This is an immediate hire, interviews are to begin soon and early application is advised. GQR also welcomes tentative enquiries from suitably qualified individuals.

Key Words:  Quant Analyst,  Quantitative Analysis, Quant Pricing Group, Quantitative Derivatives Modeling, Global Analytics Library - C++ C# Java equities, equity

FX Quant - Tier 1 Group

17 Jan
London
£150,000.00

JOB DESCRIPTION

A leading Investment Bank in London is proactively looking to recruit a front office modelling quant for an FX exotic desk. Those successful, will be developing & implementing derivative pricing models across this desk alongside supporting the local trading desk.

Location:  London, UK 

The role:

  • Development of front office derivative pricing models
  • Ensure correct and robust implementation of the models
  • Enhancing the C++ pricing libraries
  • Working entirely in their Front Office alongside quant’s & trade specialists
  • Managerial Responsibilities

Requirements:

  • Master’s, PhD, DEA in highly quantitative subjects such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics and Engineering.
  • Strong object orientated programming in C++
  • Demonstrable interest in financial modeling
  • Knowledge with stochastic processes, partial differential equations, numerical analyst, numerical optimization and probability theory.
  • Excellent communication skills

This is an immediate hire, interviews are to begin soon and early application is advised. GQR also welcomes tentative enquiries from suitably qualified individuals.

Key Words:  Quant Analyst,  Quantitative Analysis, Quant Pricing Group, Quantitative Derivatives Modeling, Global Analytics Library - C++ C# Java equities, equity,

Contract to Hire - Quality Engineer

12 Jan
Los Angeles
$40.00

Top Aerospace company located in Central Los Angeles, is looking to add a Quality Engineer to their team on a contract to hire basis. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Hardware Quality Assurance. This position must meet export control compliance requirements.  All applicants must be “U.S. persons” within the meaning of ITAR, as defined:  a U.S. Citizen, a lawful permanent resident, political asylee, or refugee.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews customer requirements and ensures that they are met
  • Participates and leads closed-loop root cause and corrective action activities
  • Dispositions non-conforming material
  • Identify and initiate continuous improvement opportunities
  • Assemble and review end-item data packages prior to customer submittal
  • Perform contract reviews, purchase order reviews, planning reviews and supplier data reviews,  to ensure that quality requirements are captured and flowed down
  • Interface with business partners over quality related issues
  • Contribute in a team environment, be flexible, and volunteer support to meet team goals
  • Collaborate with program management, engineering, purchasing, production control, operations and inspection
  • Maintain Quality metrics for tracking daily activities within the department
  • Participate in Change Control Board (CCB) reviews
  • Maintain and be an advocate for the integrity and quality of our products to our customers

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • 3-5 years experience as a Quality Engineer in the aerospace and defense industry
  • MUST have general understanding of GD&T and able to interpret engineering drawings
  • Ability to interpret and understand customer and industry specifications, i.e., ISO, ASME, MIL STD, MS, etc.
  • Excellent communications skills – both verbal and technical writing
  • Provide project leadership for process improvement initiatives
  • Understanding of configuration management principles and practices
  • Experience with Quality Engineering tools, i.e. Cause Map, Fish Bone analysis, PFMEA, Six Sigma, SPC, etc.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Prior background that includes machining, assembly and inspection desirable
  • Attention to details and be a self-starter
  • Uphold the company’s core values of Partnership, ‘Can-Do’ Attitude, Integrity and Innovation
  • MS Office proficient
  • Green belt trained a plus
  • Familiarity with SAP a plus
  • F-35 program experience a plus
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs

Sustaining Engineering Manager

10 Jan
Chatsworth
$130,000.00

POSITION PURPOSE (What this position is responsible for accomplishing)

The Sustaining Engineering Manager (SEM) position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and guiding the activities of the manufacturing electronics engineering function and for seeing new or existing products through satisfactory production and/or repair and overhaul. The focus in this position is the ability to coordinate with other departments, outside organizations, customers, and suppliers, to assure that functional requirements are met on time, at the expected quality level and at the lowest costs. This includes working from engineering design documents, specifications, prototypes and/or change orders to determine equipment, tooling, materials and methods of manufacture to produce quality products within cost and specification guidelines.  This also includes the ability to work troubleshoot, write and test firmware and software testing equipment.  As a member of management team, SEM participates in developing company business plan and strategic decisions, in particular related to manufacturing, quality, Material Review Board (MRB), supplier chain evaluation, and customer/licensor technical relations. SEM supports process based leadership in the following key strategic initiatives: a) efficient and effective adoption process; b) streamlined and robust supply chain; c) customer/licensor satisfaction; d) cost saving initiatives.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES FOR THIS JOB

  1. Be mentor, facilitator and educator to manufacturing engineering personnel to foster cross-training, creativity, teamwork and smooth process flow. Assist personnel with their developmental plans and provide support as needed to accomplish goals.
  2. Achieve cost saving goals with supporting data via manufacturing process improvements and supply chain development activities.
  3. Select and assist in recruiting technically qualified engineering personnel, as needed to support workload. Provide and organize training for the newly hired personnel.
  4. Develop budgets and forecasts to ensure proper support of the organization in meeting its goals and objectives as well as anticipated growth.
  5. Support activities of the Technical Team in new product capability evaluation, per AD-108 procedure.
  6. Support adoption process per AD-106 procedure, coordinate and assign engineering participation.
  7. Support cost estimating for fabricated products, per AD-110 procedure.
  8. Assist other departments in resolving technical problems, drawing and specification interpretation.
  9. Assist in identifying and evaluating suppliers for new or critical processes.
  10. Assist Customer Service and Sales in providing technical support to customers.
  11. Manage multiple activities and workload consistently with schedule and target dates.
  12. Support the PMA approval process with the FAA.
  13. Develop manufacturing planning for products, including BOM; improve/modify existing planning as needed.
  14. Modify design of current products to mitigate obsolescence issues, including modification of embedded firmware as needed.
  15. Design assembly/test tooling and shop aids, as needed.
  16. Troubleshoot, repair, modify, upgrade electronics test stands and test boxes.
  17. Ability to develop test Equipment including automated and software based (Labview and PC script based).
  18. Develop/modify technical manuals, issue Service Letters and Service Bulletins, as needed.
  19. Assist purchasing in resolving supplier’s technical problems, drawing and specification interpretation.
  20. Assist Customer Service and Sales in providing technical support to customers.
  21. Help trouble-shoot assembly/test related problems, as required.
  22. Understand and participate in Manufacturing/Production Engineering and development through concurrent (teaming) engineering process daily.
  23. Oversee production processes (including outside processing) with Quality, as required.
  24. Initiate and participate in the controlled document change process (ECR, ECN), as required.
  25. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  26. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  27. Ability to participate in a team and highly diverse engineering environment.
  28. Ability to participate and contribute to several projects simultaneously.
  29. Proven analytical and organizational ability.
 

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS (What does the employee need to do to be successful?)

Timely and smooth implementation into production of new licensed products.

Achieve the following departmental metrics:

- Achieve cost saving targets with supporting data

- Timely completion of performance appraisals.

Provide process based leadership to engineering personnel.

Actively participate in analysis of and solution to technical problems, working with internal and external customers, licensors, and regulatory agencies.

Secure sufficient and qualified personnel for the department. Provide necessary training and leadership to meet objectives and workload.

Timely support of production, R&O, customers and suppliers.

Actively drive processes, and changes to those processes, which affect engineering department performance.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: 4 Year Degree in Electronic Engineering is required. (MS or MBA desirable)

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:   

  1. Min. 10 year experience, with min 3 years of supervisory position, in aerospace Electronic product design, manufacturing, planning, testing and fabrication.
  2. Experience in design of Electronic products that incorporate Software.
  3. Knowledge of Assembly language and high level software language such as C/C++.
  4. Knowledge of Microcontroller based Electronic products.
  5. Knowledge of Aerospace product qualification requirements and familiarity with FAA/Military certification requirements.
  6. Ability to mitigate electronic component obsolescence with associated impact studies and requalification test/analysis.
  7. Knowledge and experience in Test equipment design including Labview based automated equipment (and Labview software), standard measurement instruments such as Oscilloscope, DMMs, Spectrum analyzers, etc.
  8. Ability to provide technical support to customers, suppliers, and in house technicians.
  9. Trouble shooting ability to Component/system level for digital, analog and micro-processor based electronic products.
  10. Effective communication and ability to write clear, concise technical reports.
  11. Project management skills highly desired.

TCA Algo Quant Analyst - Hedge Fund

5 Jan
Hong Kong
$200,000.00

A multi-billion dollar buy-side is seeking a quantitative analyst to join their group to improve overall book performance through transaction cost analysis and algo execution research.

This is a unique position in a highly regarded US fund to conduct market microstructure analysis, TCA, algorithmic execution strategy design, and market impact modelling (pre & post trade) for portfolio managers.

The group is multi-start and PM's will be both fundamental and quantitative, so seek someone with strong quantitative skills and with similar previous experience in a prior Algo execution role.

This role is ideally suited for a sell side quant analyst wishing to make the switch to the buy-side who has the following

  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Expert TCA, market microstructure and execution algo experience (VWAP/TWAP)
  • In depth knowledge of equities, in particular for APAC markets
  • Excellent quantitative skills
  • Strong programming and algo design & implementation
  • Strong communication skills to work with multiple portfolio managers