Shell Quantitative Analyst in London, United Kingdom

Auto req ID 75863BR

Job Title Quantitative Analyst

Country of Work Location United Kingdom

City, State (if applicable) London

Work Location London

Company Description

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

Job Description

The Quantitative Analyst role is a new position within the Refined Oil Products desk aiming to developing data/analytics models and algorithmic solutions to leverage the capabilities of the trading desk across a wide variety of activities, ranging from data analysis and machine learning, trading algorithms strategies and options.

The role is based in London and reports to the Digital Trading & Analytics Team Leader but is expected to interface with other analytics teams across the organization.

The Global Derivatives Business has a turnover of more than $500M per day and employs 30 staff to manage, quote and trade price risk management solutions for our RDS Downstream Businesses and third party industrial clients (over 300 internal and external clients in total).

TheQuantitative Analyst will be expected to:

  • Work within a highly competitive trading environment.

  • The successful applicant will need to know/learn the tools of trading (systems of record, ETRM systems and other trading tools).

  • The role is within the front-office trading desk and geared towards creating models that will leverage our trading capabilities.

  • Observe and comply with all regulatory guidelines

  • Seek out innovative solutions


  • Strong analytical background with an advanced quantitative degree (mathematics, physics or engineering).

  • Proven experience (min 3 years) in data analytics and advanced statistics.

  • Strong programming (C/C++, .NET/Java, Python, VBA) and database experience.

  • Knowledge of trading algorithmic models and machine learning techniques will be preferred.

  • The successful candidate is expected to be profit-focused and be able to work and deliver in a fast pacing environment.

  • Ability to understand risks and communicate to traders

No. of Positions 1


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Removal Date 11-May-2018