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From: "Treacy, Glenn" <Glenn.Treacy@ilim.com>
Date: October 20, 2010 3:23:54 AM PDT
Subject: [S] Quantitative analyst role in Dublin

Senior Quantitative Research Analyst
Based in Irish Life Investment Managers, Lower Beresford Place, Dublin 1
 
Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM), the investment management company within the Irish Life & Permanent Group manages assets of circa €30bn and provides fund management services to a large domestic and multi-national client base. We provide investment products to both institutional and retail clients, offering a full range of products from our value driven active and indexed fund management processes.
 
We are seeking a Senior Quantitative Research Analyst to support and develop quantitative equity stock selection models.
 
The Job
 
He/she will work within the Quantitative Research team and also with portfolio managers in building long/short as well as high frequency equity selection models.
 
This is a highly exciting and challenging opportunity for the right individual and will be based in Dublin. The ideal candidate will be given the opportunity to help build a range of new active equity models, generate new research ideas, and get involved in portfolio management with the objective of fine tuning models and enhancing performance. There will be further opportunities to develop new strategies across products.
 
The Person
 
The ideal applicant will have the following skills and knowledge:
Ø      A proven track record in building active quantitative equity models from scratch.
Ø      A broad knowledge of manipulating financial and economic databases (FactSet or Thomson TQA, Reuters, Bloomberg etc),
Ø      Multi-factor backtesting, factor rotation (top down and bottom up models),risk management, portfolio construction and implementation are sought
Ø      Excellent programming skills with a preference for S+, R or Matlab. A knowledge of Relational Database Programming (SQL etc) is a plus
Ø      Experience in building high frequency systematic strategies would be an advantage.
Ø      A primary degree with a post-graduate qualification in Econometrics, the Physical Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics.
Ø      Excellent communications skills, with an ability to formulate new ideas and challenge existing models,
Ø      Be results orientated with an ability to work independently or in collaboration with colleagues.
Ø      Be a strongly motivated, results orientated individual who pays attention to detail.
 
Application Process
 
Applicants should, in the first instance, discuss their interest in the position with their Line Manager.
 
If you are interested in applying for this role, please attach your Curriculum Vitae and return by email to ilimhr@ilim.com with ‘Senior Quant Research Analyst’ as the subject of your mail by midday, 3rd November 2010.  Applications will not be accepted after this date.
 
If you have any queries on this role please contact Deirdre Rigby by email deirdre.rigby@ilim.com  or call (01) 704 2017
 
We reserve the right to advertise this position externally and draw up a short list as part of the selection process.
 
Irish Life Investment Managers supports Equal Opportunities and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland

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Irish Life Investment Managers Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.  Irish Life Investment Managers Limited Registered Office: Beresford Court, Beresford Place, Dublin 1.  Registered in Ireland Number 116000

While Irish Life Investment Managers uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained in this email is current, accurate and complete at the date of publication, no representations or warranties are made (express or implied) as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of such information. Irish Life Investment Managers therefore cannot be held liable for any loss arising directly or indirectly from the use of, or any action taken in reliance on, any information contained in this email. 

This material is for information only and does not constitute an offer or recommendation to buy or sell any investment, or subscribe to any investment management or advisory service. It is intended for the use of institutional and other professional investors. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The value of funds we manage may fall as well as rise.

This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager. This footnote also confirms that this email message has been swept for the presence of computer viruses.
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Begin forwarded message:

From: "Treacy, Glenn" <Glenn.Treacy@ilim.com>
Date: October 20, 2010 3:20:57 AM PDT
Subject: [S] Job for senior quantitative analyst in Dublin

 
Senior Quantitative Research Analyst
Based in Irish Life Investment Managers, Lower Beresford Place, Dublin 1
 
Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM), the investment management company within the Irish Life & Permanent Group manages assets of circa €30bn and provides fund management services to a large domestic and multi-national client base. We provide investment products to both institutional and retail clients, offering a full range of products from our value driven active and indexed fund management processes.
 
We are seeking a Senior Quantitative Research Analyst to support and develop quantitative equity stock selection models.
 
The Job
 
He/she will work within the Quantitative Research team and also with portfolio managers in building long/short as well as high frequency equity selection models.
 
This is a highly exciting and challenging opportunity for the right individual and will be based in Dublin. The ideal candidate will be given the opportunity to help build a range of new active equity models, generate new research ideas, and get involved in portfolio management with the objective of fine tuning models and enhancing performance. There will be further opportunities to develop new strategies across products.
 
The Person
 
The ideal applicant will have the following skills and knowledge:
Ø      A proven track record in building active quantitative equity models from scratch.
Ø      A broad knowledge of manipulating financial and economic databases (FactSet or Thomson TQA, Reuters, Bloomberg etc),
Ø      Multi-factor backtesting, factor rotation (top down and bottom up models),risk management, portfolio construction and implementation are sought
Ø      Excellent programming skills with a preference for S+, R or Matlab. A knowledge of Relational Database Programming (SQL etc) is a plus
Ø      Experience in building high frequency systematic strategies would be an advantage.
Ø      A primary degree with a post-graduate qualification in Econometrics, the Physical Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics.
Ø      Excellent communications skills, with an ability to formulate new ideas and challenge existing models,
Ø      Be results orientated with an ability to work independently or in collaboration with colleagues.
Ø      Be a strongly motivated, results orientated individual who pays attention to detail.
 
Application Process
 
Applicants should, in the first instance, discuss their interest in the position with their Line Manager.
 
If you are interested in applying for this role, please attach your Curriculum Vitae and return by email to ilimhr@ilim.com with ‘Senior Quant Research Analyst’ as the subject of your mail by midday, 3rd November 2010.  Applications will not be accepted after this date.
 
If you have any queries on this role please contact Deirdre Rigby by email deirdre.rigby@ilim.com  or call (01) 704 2017
 
We reserve the right to advertise this position externally and draw up a short list as part of the selection process.
 
Irish Life Investment Managers supports Equal Opportunities and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland

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Irish Life Investment Managers Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.  Irish Life Investment Managers Limited Registered Office: Beresford Court, Beresford Place, Dublin 1.  Registered in Ireland Number 116000

While Irish Life Investment Managers uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained in this email is current, accurate and complete at the date of publication, no representations or warranties are made (express or implied) as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of such information. Irish Life Investment Managers therefore cannot be held liable for any loss arising directly or indirectly from the use of, or any action taken in reliance on, any information contained in this email. 

This material is for information only and does not constitute an offer or recommendation to buy or sell any investment, or subscribe to any investment management or advisory service. It is intended for the use of institutional and other professional investors. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The value of funds we manage may fall as well as rise.

This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager. This footnote also confirms that this email message has been swept for the presence of computer viruses.
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