Citi Quantitative Support (Tech) in Budapest, Hungary

  • Primary Location: Hungary,Budapest,Budapest

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Trading

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 17056012

Description

Job Purpose:

The role will be to join the Quantitative Support team in Budapest and work alongside the global teams to help meet the current and projected demands from the business.

Job Background:

Markets Quantitative Analysis Department (MQ)A is a division of the Global Markets business and has responsibility for providing the analytical models which are used for pricing securities and risk managing the Firm’s positions throughout the Markets’ businesses. The scope of this work extends from the research into the mathematical derivation of the model, through the coding, testing, and documentation of the model for formal validation and approval, and finally to delivering the model both to the desktop and to Technology for incorporation into the Firm’s books and records systems. MQA’s responsibilities span the G10 Rates, Local Markets, Credit, Commodities, FX, Equity, Equity Hybrids and Mortgage/Securitised markets businesses.

MQA Budapest is an integral part of the global structure of the department and plays a key role in the development of the core tools, processes and analytics.

Key Responsibilities:

The role will involve tasks such as:

• Development and maintenance of the infrastructure, databases and productivity tools

• Supporting the build, testing and release management of the pricing libraries

• Developing and supporting batch processes and databases used for Relative Value analysis

• Work on Regulatory and Governance based projects across a range of the asset classes

• Performing data analysis and producing regular reports

Extensive training will be given to the candidate both onsite in Budapest and offsite in London and/or New York. The candidate will have daily contacts with supervisor(s) and will receive interactive training from various members of the Global team, including introduction and intermediary financial courses as well as Business training. The candidate will also participate to the team weekly meetings across regions.

Development Value:

The work will involve daily contact with the teams in London and/or New York and offers an excellent environment in which to work alongside top professionals across these disciplines to get a broad understanding of the Markets business. Extensive training will be given and it is expected that some of this will require some travel to London for a few days at a time for the first 3-6 months as a minimum.

Qualifications

Knowledge and Experience:

• 2-3 years relevant experience in a similar role

• Knowledge of Sybase/Oracle/Mongo databases,

• Proven track record of writing stored procedures and understanding of SQL

• Good command of scripting using Perl, Python and VBA

• Experience of data analysis and producing reports

Skills:

• Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills

• Thorough and detailed approach to accuracy are essential

• Ability to follow procedures and operate within strict guidelines

Qualifications:

• BSc / MSc Degree in Engineering or Computer Science

Competencies:

• Excellent verbal and written English

• Ability to take ownership and proactively follow up on issues

• Ability to work in a team and to work well under pressure in a Front-Office environment