Internship Data Scientist for Investment Solutions

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Location: Den Haag

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Do you want to do quantitative research and apply these insights to fixed income investing? We have a great opportunity for a data scientist intern with a passion for data analysis, programming and financial markets. Your hard work could be implemented into a strategy for NN IP’s clients.

Your impact as Data Scientist Intern at NN

Adaptive Investing is a cornerstone of NN IP’s strategy, augmenting human capabilities with sophisticated techniques. The Investment Solutions team has 4 Data Scientists who are responsible for quantitative signals and tooling used by the Global Fixed Income and LDI teams of the Fixed Income Solutions department.

Your role will be to research one or more new quantitative signals, with the support of our Data Scientists. Your research will help the team generate new insights and add value to our asset allocation processes. A research project does not always discover a new source of returns, but when it does then this may be implemented directly into the investment processes of our investment funds and client mandates.

Your responsibilities
  • You research new quantitative factors that drive asset class performance
  • You analyse data and interpret results, backtesting to really see if your research has worked!
  • You create presentations of your results and organize discussions with the stakeholders

Who you are

We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague. When assessing your application we will be looking for:

  • University student of statistics / econometrics / mathematics / financial economics or similar
  • Understanding of time series and basic backtesting principles with interest in financial markets
  • Able to explain, document and present ideas and concepts to a broader audience
  • Experience of programming languages like R/Python and collaborative and structured coding principles

Your colleagues

The Fixed Income Solutions (FIS) department is responsible for Liability Driven Investment (LDI) for third parties and the General Account (NN insurance entities), Money Market Funds, and Global Fixed Income. The Investment Solutions team sits as part of the General Account (GA) desk, and is responsible for the investment management of the NN insurance entities. With entities such as NN Leven, NN Insurance Belgium, NN Spain, NN Greece and NN Reinsurance, NN Group is NN IP’s biggest client. The team is responsible for all activity within the GA of FX hedging and other derivative overlays, for the securities financing program and for identifying investment opportunities in a range of markets. The successful candidate will gain exposure to all of these activities.

Continue developing

It is important to us that you continue to develop yourself. We give you the space and the confidence to grow in your career as well as a person. We help you with:

  • Plenty of training and learning opportunities in our Learning & Development Centre
  • A large (international) network of colleagues who are keen to share their knowledge with you
  • The autonomy to set out your own development path

About NN

We help people care for what matters most to them. The world in which we live may change, but what really matters to people remains the same. Family, friends, love, health, home and of course work. You help to make our services more personal and relevant. As an organisation we can really make a difference with all our brands: Nationale-Nederlanden, NN Investment Partners, ABN AMRO Verzekeringen, Movir, AZL, BeFrank, Zicht and OHRA.

Because of coronavirus, all NN colleagues are currently working from home fully digitally. It is currently not yet clear when we can return to the office. The official location for this job is The Hague.

Will you be our new colleague?

If you are enthusiastic about this vacancy and think that you would be a good fit for the team at NN, we would like to invite you to apply. We are very keen to find out who you are, what motivates you and what you can contribute to this role at NN. The internship allowance is € 600,- gross based on 36 hours.

Apply now

If you have any questions about the vacancy or the process, give us a call or let us know on WhatsApp. You can reach out to Bianca Hoogweg, internship coordinator via 06- 10816801 or via Stagebureau@nn.nl .

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