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Quantative Analyst

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Type: Full time

You’ll be part of the Trading team, where we  develop the underlying risk and pricing models that drive our products and enable customers to trade on our platforms. We are central to the profitability and success of the company. We track the company’s performance, mitigate risk, and provide useful, actionable insights that help us develop solid business strategies.

As a Quantitative Analyst at Deriv,  you will be involved in developing derivatives pricing, risk management models, and algorithms. You will play a key role in the future growth, profitability, and risk management of the company. Since all transactions on our platform are fully automated, you will ensure that our pricing and risk management algorithms are robust, considering critical factors such as real-time pricing parameters, data feed irregularities, and latencies.

Your challenges

  • Apply mathematical models to real-world scenarios.

  • Solve complex and abstract mathematical problems to optimise pricing and manage risk.

  • Analyse trading patterns to identify new market opportunities.

  • Communicate effectively with other team members to understand the big picture of the organisation and its goals.

  • Develop derivatives pricing, as well as risk management models and algorithms.

  • Review, develop, and enhance options pricing, volatility forecasts, and risk management programmes.

  • Perform data mining using SQL databases and other analytical tools.

  • Monitor website trading activity and minimise abuse.

  • Generate periodic and special reports that summarise client trading trends.



  • An advanced university degree in physics, financial engineering, or mathematics

  • Knowledge of probability theory, stochastic calculus, numerical methods, Monte-Carlo simulation, differential equations, econometrics, derivatives pricing, and statistical modelling

  • Experience in a programming language such as Python, R, and SQL

  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills

What’s good to have

  • Experience in using financial information sources such as Bloomberg and Reuters

  • Knowledge of Perl



  • Competitive salary based on the market

  • Workdays from Monday to Friday

  • Annual performance bonus

  • Casual dress code

  • Access to Deriv’s comprehensive learning courses

  • Access to Provident Fund

  • Medical reimbursement plans/personal and medical insurance

  • Stunning office with 360° sea and mountain views



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