OQAM – part-time Front Office position

OQAM – part-time Front Office position

We are looking for talent! Are you, or do you know, our next colleague?

OQAM is a value-driven quantitative asset management company with an open-minded and innovative culture. We have a genuine and passionate interest in finance, people, and technology. Our first product ia is a quantitative hedge fund that trade multiple asset classes and numerous instruments globally.

We put great pride in being able to employ students and help them gain practical experience. We promise a steep learning curve and that you receive an important role at the company. For more insights into the different student projects (internal and external) OQAM has been involved in see Students + OQAM = win-win.

What we offer
You will be part of a team of people who value sharing experiences and knowledge and who see work as an opportunity to grow both professionally and as human beings. The team consists of people that have experience from successfully managing large investment mandates, building software systems for the investment management industry, building and running asset management companies as well as other friendly and ambitious student employees. Our offices in Malmö are located close to Malmö Centralstation

You will work within our Front Office together with three full-time employees and other part-time student employees. Responsibilities will include:

  • Order execution across global markets, multiple asset classes and instruments. Work hours will primarily be on weekday evenings where the order execution is focused on US single stocks and global liquid futures.
  • Quantitative research. Analysis and improvements of existing and new trading strategies.
  • Improvement of algorithmic order execution.
  • Back- and Middle Office tasks.
  • Ad hoc projects.

Who are you?
Apart from looking for the right persons and people who value what we offer, we are looking for people who value getting hands-on experience during their studies.

We truly appreciate applicants:

  • Being open-minded, value-driven, curious, and pragmatic.
  • Having a high degree of personal integrity and who is reliable and trustworthy.
  • Being self-motivated, well organized, able to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment, and having the ability to work under pressure.
  • Having excellent technical and analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Enrolled at the Faculty of Engineering or the School of Economics and Management at a top-tier university in a quantitative related field of study.
  • Having a strong interest in financial markets.
  • Who are interested in 15-20 hours of work per week, including during the school’s winter and summer breaks.

In terms of skills, we are looking for students that have a profound interest and proficiency in, and are interested in developing qualities related to the following:

  • Financial markets and financial research;
  • Asset management and trading; and/or
  • Data science and data analysis (Python, C#, SQL).

Please note that your personality, interest, curiosity, and eagerness to learn are what we value most.

If you are interested but have further questions, please do not hesitate to send an email to our CEO, Andreas at ao@oqam.se or give him a call at +46705916698. You are also more than welcome to send an email to our CIO, Thorbjörn Wallentin at tw@oqam.se or give him a call at +46733661443

Start date: To be discussed. Are you interested and have no further questions, please apply here or visit www.oqam.se. Apply before May 13

Application Deadline: May 13

Sweden Norra Vallgatan 64 SE-211 22 Malmö
Denmark Copenhagen FinTech Lab Applebys Plads 7 DK-1411 Copenhagen

+46 (0) 40 643 31 50 hello@oqam.se oqam.se

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