Quantitative Developer / Analyst

  • KYOS
  • Hybrid (Haarlem)
  • mrt 01, 2024
Fulltime Finance Risk Management Consulting Sustainability/Climate

Job Description

We’re looking for Quants! KYOS offers an exciting opportunity to join our team as a

Quantitative Developer / Analyst

Are you interested to be part of the energy transition? Do you want to apply your quantitative skills to help customers in their quest to reduce emissions? We have the ideal position for you. We are looking to expand our team with a Quantitative Developer / Analyst.


On a continuous basis you will work on our energy/commodity markets optimization and financial analytics software. You will help to design and implement new models, applying financial mathematical concepts, stochastic modelling and optimization algorithms to real-life cases. You will explain our models to customers, take their feedback and translate it into model specifications.

All of this you will do in close collaboration with our Market Analysis team. Are you that enthusiastic quant with excellent skills in developing analytical software? Do you like to work with large datasets? Do you like to support our clients and your colleagues with all the challenging questions they may have?

If your answer to these questions is positive, then send us your CV and motivation letter. This is your chance to make a contribution to an energy world in transition, which requires new solutions to become more sustainable.


About KYOS

Our analytical software - embedded in the KYOS Analytical Platform - is based on a thorough understanding of energy markets and strong financial-mathematical algorithms. Our customers are mostly large international companies in the energy and commodity industries. They operate across Europe and beyond, and use our solutions to make optimal investment & trading decisions, manage price risks, optimize the use of their assets (power plants, energy storage, renewable power projects and PPAs), and assess future market price scenarios. More and more of our clients are active in the field of renewable energy.

Our customers use our software, but approach us for individual consulting assignments as well. The challenges faced by energy market participants increasingly require a combination of quantitative models and a thorough understanding of market developments. All of this must be supported by high-quality data and continuous research.

We are an international team of 40 people, working on quant model development and a range of different international consulting projects. Our office is based in the center of Haarlem, the Netherlands, where most of our people are based. Haarlem is e.g. 15 minutes by train from Amsterdam.


Tasks Quantitative Developer

You will be:

  • Developing quantitative solutions in Python and Matlab for pricing, optimization, forecasting and risk management.
  • Solving problems for our customers, using new and innovative solutions from various disciplines, including (stochastic) optimization and machine learning.
  • Maintaining the existing models (in Matlab and Python) and performing quantitative analysis on market data to support the pricing & risk functionality.
  • Communicating with our clients to explain the use of the KYOS software and explain the underlying methodologies, receive feedback, and translate their feedback into specifications for our software.
  • Working on client projects as a quantitative consultant, for example assessing investment projects. Making specific analysis with the KYOS software and with other types of analysis to provide a thorough analysis and practical recommendations to the client.
  • Assisting your fellow quant developers, explaining requirements, helping them to make a plan for development, investigating new methodologies, reviewing and commenting on their work, and having fun together.
  • Improving your skills for your future career in the fast-moving energy industry.

 

We expect that you have

  • A university degree (MSc or PhD) in a quantitative field (econometrics, computer science, mathematics, physics)
  • Flexibility – while working on a new solution for client A, you may be required to solve a failed job run for client B
  • Strong mathematical programming skills, in particular Python or Matlab.
  • A pragmatic problem-solving attitude and keen to take on new challenges.
  • Attention to detail and strong focus on accuracy of information.
  • Good oral and writing skills in English.
  • A good understanding of financial quantitative modelling.
  • A genuine interest in energy and commodity markets, and the transition to renewable energy.

 

We value team work

Working together as a team is very important to us at KYOS. It is our mission to deliver software that exceed our customer’s expectations, and exceed the industry standard. We believe in synergy, and that only together we can develop even better practical solutions for our clients. Therefore, we expect you to be communicative and actively seek and provide feedback to your colleagues. Good, constructive collaboration will bring us further whilst helping you to grow professionally.


We offer

  • Competitive remuneration.
  • A nice international team of colleagues to work with.
  • A full-time position, 32 or 40 hours/week.
  • Pleasant office along a canal in the center of Haarlem, 10 minutes’ walk from the railway station, and 15 minutes by train from Amsterdam.

In your motivation letter, please tell us why you would like to work for KYOS, and what experience and skills you will bring along. You can send your application (CV and motivation letter) to: info@kyos.com.