London (Central), London (Greater)
05 Jul 2018
02 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Commodities business at Citadel is one of the world's leading buy-side commodities groups.  We focus on a fundamental approach to trading across the entire product mix from energy to agriculture.  Our team focuses on world-class execution of our strategy and continuously improving our methods, models and approaches.  We have some of the best minds and commodities experts in the world, covering markets in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.  Our success is born through the quality of our team, collaboration and unyielding focus and we are always looking for the best talent to bring new ideas and lead the team to new heights. 

Do you aspire to:

  • Be a part of a highly successful Global Commodities business
  • Work in a team environment where you are constantly being intellectually challenged

Job description:

  • Provide alpha generative data analysis insights to our European commodities trading teams
  • Help find new data sources, which will then be cleaned, processed and presented to our teams in a constructive visual manner
  • Assist in developing and maintaining current supply & demand balance across certain specific commodities markets
  • Develop sophisticated models to forecast future commodity prices
  • Systematize and automate analysis process in order to increase desk efficiency and workload execution

Required skills and experience:

  • Educated to PhD / post-doctorate level in either: Maths, physics or statistics
  • Deep understanding of programing languages, Python and R being essential
  • Experience with data modelling
  • Ability to implement machine-learning techniques to improve data insights
  • Ideally has some commodities analysis experience / expertise
  • Ability to apply advanced data science techniques within a commercial framework to enhance profitability outcomes
  • Excellent math skills including calculus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills applicable to a dynamic environment
  • Experience in creating presentations in MS PowerPoint and delivering them

Salary: Competitive

Expiry Date: 2nd August 2018