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Junior Product Developer Equity Indices (f/m/d)

Date: 02-May-2019

Location: Zug, ZH, CH

Company: Deutsche Börse Group

Group Company: Stoxx Ltd.

Junior Product Developer Equity Indices (f/m/d) 

Full-time | Permanent

 

Field of Activity

For our office in London we are currently looking for a Junior Product Developer with focus on ESG, thematic and factor strategies within the Product Development team.

The STOXX Product Development team is responsible for the creation of new indices.

Core responsibilities of Product Development are the conceptual design and back-testing of new indices, ensuring that the index methodologies are adequate with respect to the declared goal of the index and compliant with the existing regulations.

Additionally, closely cooperating with the Departments of Engineering, Operations, Sales,

Marketing and Legal, Product Development performs a variety of activities essential to a successful index launch.

 

Tasks/responsibilities

As part of the STOXX Product Development team, the successful candidate will:

  • Create and design new index concepts
  • Define the index methodology, in line with the stated objectives and in compliance with the existing regulations
  • Back-test the index as specified by the methodology
  • Ensure the availability of any data required for the calculation and maintenance of the index, including the back-tested period
  • Conduct analyses on the back-tested data
  • Create product presentations as required
  • Liaise with other teams to ensure a timely and successful launch of the index
  • Liaise with clients

 

Qualifications/required skills

In consideration of STOXX’ objective to further enhance its offering of indices, the successful candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • 2-5 years of experience in index or derivatives business or asset management in a development or operations role
  • Understanding of ESG data
  • Experience with factor models and working with large datasets is highly regarded
  • MSc degree or higher from a top tier university in economics/sciences/mathematics
  • Experience in SQL, VBA, Python, Matlab; flexibility among various languages is highly preferred
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg Terminal, FactSet and other Reuters products (e.g. QAD)
  • Self-starter, with strong ability to generate innovation and to execute tasks to deliver on ideas
  • Ability to take full ownership of projects, from idea generation to implementation
  • Ability to take the lead and coordinating with other teams to ensure projects delivery
  • Self-organized, carrying out multi-tasking activities
  • Analytical mindset, problem solver with a meticulous eye for detail
  • Ability to produce timely, high quality, and accurate work, under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with others
  • High proficiency in English mandatory, German or French beneficial


Dedication, team and communication skills, flexibility as well as competent handling of MS Office applications round out your profile. There are numerous good reasons to work for us: responsibility at an early stage, attractive social benefits, an international working environment and a broad variety of career opportunities. Applications from disabled persons are welcome.

Are you interested in working with a pleasant and very dedicated team? Convince us with an appealing application. Please use our online application portal.


Deutsche Börse Group, Human Resources
www.deutsche-boerse.com

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