Castleton Commodities International LLC

  • Quantitative Analyst

    Job Locations UK-London
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The candidate will join the Agricultural Commodity trading desk as an analyst working with the lead trader to develop quantitative models. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has the ability to work under pressure in a fast moving environment. The candidate must have a strong mathematical, statistical and programming skills and an interest to develop a career in the Commodity industry. We will consider candidates with a graduation year of 2015-2017.


    Your role and responsibilities vary widely and may include the following:-


    • Maintain and improve existing quant models
    • Develop new quant and fundamental models per requests from the desk trader
    • Generate ideas for new models and explore ML capabilities within the space
    • Reporting and communicating data to the trader; exploring price and fundamentals relationships
    • Help monitor risk exposure for the models and portfolio


    • Candidate to have 1-2 years experience within financial services, Bachelor’s degree from a top tier University with strong academic performance. Computer Programming, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Geospatial Science or related fields of study.
    • Strong working knowledge of VBA, HTML and SQL
    • Strong programing skills in one or more languages preferably Python
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
    • Individuals that are self-motivated and can handle a large amount of responsibility
    • Individuals must exhibit strong communication skills, problem solving ability, commercial acumen and an ability to work in a pressurised environment and be interested in pursuing in commodity trading.



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