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FIXΞD INCOMΞ QUΛNTITΛTIVΞ ΛNΛLYST – MΛCЯO & COMMODITIΞS INVΞSTMΞNT TΞΛMS

 

Location London

Code REQ5179

OVERVIEW

The BAM Fixed Income business is looking for rotational Analyst Interns to work on all facets of portfolio management directly with senior investors. The ideal candidate will have a quantitative background, experience coding in python, and familiarity with Excel. A plus for candidates with experience in macro and/ or commodities products (fixed income, currencies, equity index, commodities). Strong interest in macro and / or commodities is a must. This is a unique opportunity to work and learn in a dynamic team setting and get exposure to the various asset classes and products of Macro investing.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Quantitative Analyst intern is expected to contribute meaningfully to portfolio management teams over the summer and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment. Example project work includes:

  • Work on data analysis projects, prototyping and back-testing that have direct influence on trade idea generation
  • Generate and implement ideas for improvement of existing strategies and optimize current portfolio
  • Help build market monitors and relative value reports to identify and track new trades
  • Develop models on market-relevant topics, e.g. Fed balance sheet runoff, election probabilities, etc.
  • Develop supply / demand models

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Rising junior undergrad or 1st Year Master’s Student in quantitative field with a December 2024 or May 2025 graduation date. Bachelor’s in computer science, finance, mathematics, or other STEM related fields.
  • Programming experience in Python in the context of data analysis, with the ability to test ideas and develop infrastructure for further research
  • Understanding and exposure to options, derivatives, equity index futures, commodity futures, fixed income futures, interest rates swaps, supply and demand and foreign currencies
  • Knowledge of statistics, including time series analysis and regressions
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to present results clearly and iterate with PMs accordingly

The ideal candidate for an intern position will be someone who has or is interested in:

  • Strong desire to work collaboratively with the team
  • High standard of professionalism in all dealings with internal staff and any external partners, clients and regulatory agencies
  • Problem solving skills and ability to identify and implement appropriate solutions
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently to meet/exceed deadline
  • Strong passion and interest in careers in investment management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and strong organization skills
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About Balyasny Asset Management (BAM)

Balyasny Asset Management (BAM) is a global, multi-manager multi-strategy investment firm founded in 2001 by Dmitry Balyasny, Scott Schroeder and Taylor O’Malley. What began as a single, small office in Chicago trading mostly long/short equity has grown into an institutional global platform with investment strategies spanning across Equities Long/Short, Macro, Equities Arbitrage, Credit, Commodities, Systematic and Growth Equity.

Today, we have 16 global offices with over 1,800 team members, 159 investment teams, and 21 partners managing more than $21 billion in AUM. We have built an award-winning collaborative culture dedicated to leveraging the collective knowledge and experience of our team members across industries, asset classes, regions, and markets to uncover profitable investment opportunities that deliver value to our clients.

At BAM, we are our talent. We are a growing firm that offers a multitude of professional opportunities. Through BAM’s selective hiring process, we target the best and brightest in the business, and strive to create an environment which attracts and retains top talent. Maintaining a culture where people are energized to come to work is paramount to our success. Our team is motivated to perform each and every day.

As a result, BAM has built a reputation as a firm that provides the tools necessary for talented individuals to achieve their goals and reach their highest potential.