4CAST RGE

Roubini Global Economics offers challenging and unmatched career opportunities in areas of economic analysis, sales, editorial, development, marketing, and product management.

Additionally, we also administer a strong internship program for students of Economics, Business, and International Affairs. We pride ourselves on offering all of our employees opportunities for personal and professional growth through a robust benefits plan, an atmosphere of intellectualism, and a strong sense of teamwork. We always endeavor to hire, develop and retain the very best people in business today. We invite you to explore an exciting and rewarding career at Roubini Global Economics.

We are grateful for your interest in working for Roubini Global Economics. Please be aware that due to the overwhelming number of applications received, we can only respond only to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

Full-Time

Full Stack Web Developer – Linux/Nginx/Postgres/PHP

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job type: Permanent and full-time 

Location: London

Opening Date: 1st July 2017


Summary: 4CAST-RGE is seeking to hire a full LEPP stack development resource in London to join our New York City- and London-based web development team. The primary focus of the web developer will be on new product, client-facing development (building APIs for our proprietary data, custom applications for data analysis and dissemination, 3rd party integrations, etc.) but he/she will also be expected to be involved in production support and testing. We’re a small, agile team and share responsibilities across the software development lifecycle. This is a position that will join a team of existing developers, research and market analysts, and designers.  Not for freelancers.


We have an exciting opportunity for a web developer to help build and maintain an innovative new financial markets research website. The company provides financial analysis to some of the world's largest financial institutions and hedge funds - covering foreign exchange, equities, commodities and fixed income markets. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to deliver a quality product using Linux, Nginx, PHP, PostgreSQL.

What the role will involve:

  • Working as a key member of the product team.
  • Building product following agile and test-driven development principles
  • Working across the full product lifecycle, from idea creation through to launch, and beyond.
  • Identifying improvements to the development and delivery processes.

Required Skills:

              ·          Proficient knowledge of the below:

-       VueJS 1

-       PostgreSQL

-       Laravel PHP Framework

-       TDD principles

              ·         Strong experience and comfort with continuous integration and test-driven development. 

              ·         Ability to manage a hosting environment, including database administration as well as scaling applications to handle load changes.

              ·         Experience with API integration.

              ·         Some knowledge of accessibility and security compliance

              ·         Right to work in the UK

Desirable:

·         Experience with content management system (CMS) development, deployment, and maintenance

·         Experience with, or interest in, financial markets, economics and statistics is a plus but not required

·         Experience with Salesforce Apex Code is a plus but not required

 

Required experience:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience with 3+ years of web development.

If you are hard-working with a high self-motivation, then we want you as part of our team.

No agents or recruiters, please.
No contractors need apply, this is a full-time role only.  This role would not suit freelancers and is more for someone who wants to settle into a role and grow within a company over 2-3 years.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@roubini.com with the subject, “Full-Stack Web Developer

Due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

Economist, London Office

Job type: Permanent and full-time

Team: Research- European Economy 

Location: London


4CAST-RGE is an award-winning research company providing independent financial market and macro strategy research. 4CAST merged with Roubini Global Economics (RGE) to form 4CAST-RGE in May 2016. 4CAST-RGE has offices in London, New York and Singapore, with more than 600 financial institutions across the globe subscribing to its research.

 

The Economics team in London is responsible for covering European economies, producing research that spans short-term data analysis to long-term macro developments. This role will have a primary focus on producing thematic research on the UK economy, but will also involve research on other European economies. The ideal candidate will have a solid academic background and experience writing insightful research on European economies. Experience in a client-facing setting and previous media exposure is highly desirable.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Produce in-depth thematic research on economic and political developments, with particular focus on the UK economy
  • Produce in-depth commentary and write previews on central bank policy and forecast interest rate paths
  • Contribute to the quarterly Outlook publication
  • Monitor and comment on the regular circuit of central bank speakers
  • Keep central bank profiles and country pages up-to-date
  • Work with our customised research team on ad hoc projects and reports
  • Respond to client requests in a prompt and well-reasoned manner
  • Support sales in client interactions and present area of coverage
  • To respond to media questions on relevant developments
  • Contribute to product development initiatives

 

Key skills and attributes

  • Economics degree
  • Strong analytical skills, both qualitative and quantitative
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate views clearly both internally and externally
  • Good understanding of what our clients do and how they use our research
  • Ability to understand and discuss market implications of our economic views
  • Proficient user of MS Office
  • Experience in using key research tools, e.g. Bloomberg, Reuters and Macrobond is a plus.

 

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@4castweb.com with the subject, “Economist, London”.

 

Due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

Junior Economist, London Office

Job type: Permanent and full-time

Team: Research- European Economies

Location: London

4CAST-RGE is an award-winning research company providing independent financial market and macro strategy research. 4CAST merged with Roubini Global Economics (RGE) to form 4CAST-RGE in May 2016. 4CAST-RGE has offices in London, New York and Singapore, with more than 600 financial institutions across the globe subscribing to its research.

 

The Economics team in London is responsible for covering European economies, producing research that spans short-term data analysis to long-term macro developments. This role will have a primary focus on producing short-term data analysis on all the major European economic data releases, and will also involve central bank monitoring and interest rate forecasting. The ideal candidate will have a solid academic background and must be keen to interact with clients and gain media exposure.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Forecast, preview and comment on European macroeconomic data
  • Produce in-depth commentary on relevant central banks and forecast interest rate paths
  • Monitor and comment on the regular circuit of central bank speakers
  • Keep central bank profiles and country pages up-to-date
  • Contribute to the quarterly Outlook publication.
  • To answer in a prompt and well-reasoned manner any relevant customer questions.
  • To respond to media questions on relevant developments in the European economies.
  • Contribute to product development initiatives.

 

Key skills and attributes

  • Sound economic knowledge, particularly of macro and financial markets.
  • Economics degree
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude and strong desire to learn
  • Ability to independently conduct data collection and data analysis
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient user of MS Office
  • Experience in using key research tools, e.g. Bloomberg, Reuters and Macrobond is a plus.

 

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@4castweb.com with the subject, “Junior Economist, London”.

 

Due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

 

Account Manager - London/NYC

Account Manager – London/NYC

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 depending on experience

Location: London or New York

Job type: Permanent and full-time

Opening date: 7th July, 2017

Closing date: 11th  Aug 2017

4CAST-RGE is an award-winning independent financial market and macro strategy research provider with offices in London, New York and Singapore and more than 600 financial institutions subscribing to its research.

We are looking for an efficient, personable and highly organised candidate who will be responsible for managing a portfolio of accounts across a range of 4CAST-RGE’s services in EMEA or Americas. The role will include retaining relationships, up-selling services to existing clients, maintaining a high standard of client service and meeting and exceeding set targets.

Key responsibilities

       Ability to demonstrate and successfully sell all 4CAST-RGE products and services

       Build an effective pipeline from incoming leads.

       Operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your clients and prospects

       Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships

       Identify and grow opportunities within territory and collaborate with new business sales teams to drive growth

       Provide feedback to research teams on customer requirements, trends and sales opportunities

       Perform effective online demos to clients and prospects

Requirements

       Proven client relationship and sales experience in financial information, data and research subscription services (5-7 years)

       Excellent communication skills

       Strong organisational skills

       Self-motivated, competitive and upbeat attitude with a drive to succeed

       Working knowledge of CRM (Salesforce an advantage) and Office tools including Excel, PowerPoint and Word

       A solid understanding of the financial information industry

       Bachelor’s degree

Qualified candidates, who are eligible to work in the UK/US, should send a CV and cover letter to jobs@roubini.com with the subject ‘‘Account Manager, London’’ alternatively NYC.

 

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

Client Service & Engagement  Associate - London

Salary: £25-35k

Job type: Permanent and full-time

Location: London

Opening date: 7th July, 2017

Closing date: 11th Aug 2017

4CAST-RGE is an award-winning independent financial market and macro strategy research provider with offices in London, New York and Singapore and more than 600 financial institutions subscribing to its research.

We are looking for a professional, personable and highly organised candidate who will be responsible for providing exceptional service to our customers in EMEA. The role will involve training users on how to get the most out of our product, troubleshooting and resolving customer issues, building relationships, maintaining a high standard of customer service and meeting and exceeding retention targets.

This role is ideal for candidates with 1-2 years of customer service experience who want to take on more responsibility, build knowledge and experience of Salesforce, have a desire to develop economic and financial market knowledge and be rewarded for retaining clients.

Key responsibilities

    Provide exceptional customer service to our clients on inbound and outbound calls

    Troubleshoot and resolve customer issues

    Train new users on how to use the product and ensure existing clients are using it regularly and effectively

    Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships

    Meet and strive to exceed retention targets

    Updating sales and client information in the CRM

   Provide feedback to internal teams on customer requirements, trends and sales opportunities

    Contribute to product development initiatives 

   Requirements

       Bachelor’s degree

   Customer service experience, preferably in financial information, data and research services

       Professional and personable phone manner

       Strong communication skills

       Fluent in English, with one other European language preferred

       Self-motivated with a positive attitude and a drive to succeed

       Experience working with Salesforce or similar CRM

Qualified candidates, who are eligible to work in the UK, should send a CV and cover letter to jobs@roubini.com with the subject ‘‘Customer Service Associate - London’’.

 

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

Systematic Research Analyst

Salary: £30-35k

Job type: Permanent and full-time

Team: Research

Location: London

Opening date: 26th May 2017

Closing date: 5th August 2017

 

4CAST-RGE is an award-winning research company providing independent financial market and macro strategy research. 4CAST merged with Roubini Global Economics (RGE) to form 4CAST-RGE in May 2016. 4CAST-RGE has offices in London, New York and Singapore, with more than 600 financial institutions across the globe subscribing to its research.

 

The Systematic Research Team is responsible for the company’s wider data and analytics offerings, including our systematic country risk benchmarking tool (Country Insights) and our equity valuation models. The ideal candidate will have a solid academic background in economics, finance or a similar quantitative/data driven field, with preference given to those with experience working in financial markets or consulting. Experience in a client-facing setting is highly desirable, as our models are used not only internally but by a variety of clients such as financial institutions, corporates and governments.

 

 Main responsibilities:

·         Update and maintain our in-house equity valuation models

·         Help maintain our Country Risk model on a quarterly basis

·         Contribute ideas and assist in the creation of custom risk indicators to inform the wider research team’s work and reflect 4CAST-RGE research themes and risks.

·         Work with RGE clients to integrate the model’s findings and custom risk indicators into their own risk assessment and investment decision-making processes.

·         Help the RGE sales team pitch the model—and custom work based on the model—to potential clients.

·         Work with the systematic team to maintain, refine and enhance the model.

·         Engage in the building of other systematic tools/research infrastructure for macro and market analysis.

 

Required skills:

·         Knowledge in financial markets with particular focus on equities

·         Strong quantitative skills: STATA, E-views or similar statistical analysis software are essential

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills:

o   The successful candidate will not only work with our model but will help write and present research based on its findings.

o   The successful candidate will also work with existing and potential clients to integrate the model into their own processes.

·         Experience/coursework in macroeconomics and or finance

·         Strong understanding about the linkages between macroeconomic factors and financial asset performance

·         Capable of working in a varied and entrepreneurial environment

·         Experience in a client-facing role

·         Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (experience with VBA strongly considered)

 

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@4castrge.com with the subject, “Systematic Research Analyst, London.”

 

Due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.
FX Analyst, Singapore

Salary: Competitive

Job type: Permanent and full-time

Team: Research

Location: Singapore

Opening date: 25th July 2017

Closing date: 24th August 2017

 

4CAST-RGE is an award-winning independent financial market and macro strategy research provider with offices in London, New York and Singapore and more than 600 financial institutions subscribing to its research.

 

The Markets team at 4CAST-RGE produces intraday and medium-term commentary and analysis on FX, Fixed Income and Credit Markets. This role will focus on producing commentary and analysis on the G10 FX market during the Asia session, looking at intraday moves and the approach and reaction to major data and events. The role will also involve updating the daily and weekly G10 FX strategies for developments in Asia. The ideal candidate will have a solid academic background and experiencing writing FX commentary and research, preferably in a trading environment. Strong writing skills and the ability to keep to a tight time schedule are essential.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Generate commentary and analysis on the G10 FX market
  • Analyse intraday FX moves in reaction to major data and events
  • Update the daily and weekly G10 FX strategy reports for developments in Asia
  • Interaction with clients and market participants
  • Contribute to product development initiatives

 

Key skills and attributes

  • A minimum of three years' work experience, preferably in a trading environment
  • Sound knowledge of the FX markets
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to interpret information and articulate views quickly and coherently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient user of Bloomberg, Reuters Eikon and MS Office

 

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@4castweb.com with the subject, “FX Analyst, Singapore”.

 

Due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.
Sub-Editor (part-time), New York

Salary: $13-15 per hour

Job type: Permanent, part-time

Team: Editorial

Location: New York

 

4CAST-RGE is an award-winning independent financial market and macro strategy research provider with offices in London, New York and Singapore and more than 600 financial institutions subscribing to its research.

The Sub-Editor works with the research team to publish the flagship Markets Now! publications, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of our economic and financial market insights. The Sub-Editor reports directly to the Managing Editor. The role would suit a current or recent graduate student with an interest in economics and markets.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Producing, publishing and delivering the Markets Now! newsletters
  • Copy-editing and fact-checking reports on economic and financial market trends
  • Summarizing and repurposing our research for compilation in our newsletters, and for our other websites
  • Ensuring consistency and quality across our newsletters and websites

Requirements

  • The Sub-Editor must be available to work five days a week, from 2:00pm to approximately 6:00pm.
  • Permission to work in the U.S.
  • University degree; journalism, economics, politics or English preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a knack for diplomacy
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and appropriately prioritize tasks under pressure
  • Interest in economics, political science or international affairs, and familiarity with economic and financial lingo
  • Interest in online media and experience using a content management system
  • Deftness with the Microsoft Office suite—Word, Excel, PowerPoint—as well as Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and CV to jobs@4castweb.com with the subject, “Sub-Editor (part-time), New York.”

Due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

Quantitative Economist, London

Salary: £30,000-40,000

Job type: Permanent and full-time

Team: Global Quantitative Macroeconomics

Location: London

Opening date: 26th July 2017

Closing date: 26th August 2017

Expected Start Date: September 2017


4CAST-RGE is an award-winning independent financial market and macro strategy research provider with offices in London, New York and Singapore and more than 600 financial institutions subscribing to its research.


We are seeking candidates with a strong quantitative background and 2+ years of related work experience to join the Global Quantitative Macroeconomics team.


The team’s primary function includes leading the global forecasting process, developing specialized country and asset-specific models and producing global thematic research using quantitative methods. Members of the quant team collaborate with economists and analysts at all levels and with all teams within the research department.


As a Quantitative Economist, you will…


·         Combine macroeconomic knowledge, econometric experience and software skills to play a key role in the ongoing improvement and automation of our global forecast process by:


o   creating and maintaining databases and tools;


o   collaborating with country and asset class experts to build out specialized modeling and analytical tools;


o   facilitating adoption of tools and models by producing documentation, providing specialized training and acting as a general resource to colleagues;


o   liaising with information technology and product development teams to integrate economic modelling processes, systems and outputs into RGE products.


·         Gain valuable experience while participating in the development of macroeconomic and asset class views.


·         Produce and publish global thematic research and scenario risk analysis for distribution to our global client base by utilizing our global econometric model, econometric estimation and other analytical tools.


Minimum Qualifications


                    2+ years of work experience in a related field, inclusive of internships or academic research. Candidates MUST have practical experience applying quantitative methods to answer real world economic or financial market questions.


                    Graduate degree in economics, statistics, finance or a similarly quantitative discipline if complemented with ample macro-economic coursework or substantial relevant experience.


                    Thorough knowledge of econometrics, particularly time series analysis and macroeconomic forecasting techniques (ARMA, VAR, VECM, PCA at the least).


                    Econometric programming experience in at least one of the following statistical packages/software environments: Eviews, Stata, R or Matlab.


                    Database management skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel, familiarity with relational databases and prior experience with complex spreadsheets.


                    Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to articulate complex econometric and economic arguments to a non-technical audience.


                    Candidates should have a keen interest in global financial and macro-economic events. We value a well-developed sense of teamwork as well as the ability to work independently. Above all, candidates should be intellectually curious and willing to learn.


Preferred Qualifications


                    Experience with VBA, C/C++ or Python.


                    Experience with NIGEM or other global macroeconomic models.


                    Familiarity with macroeconomic and financial market data.


                    Prior experience forecasting macroeconomic variables is a strong plus.


                    Experience with calibration and estimation of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models.


                    Project management experience and a demonstrable ability to balance multiple projects on strict deadlines.


                    Ability to understand significant themes “outside the model” and the capacity to leverage macro-economic theory to investigate interlinkages between both individual variables and broader economic and financial sectors


Qualified candidates, who are eligible to work in the UK, should send a CV and cover letter to jobs@4castweb.com with the subject ‘‘Quantitative Economist, London’’.


Early applications are strongly encouraged. Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

Fixed Income Analyst

Salary: £35-45k

Job type: Permanent and full-time

Team: Research

Location: London

Opening date: 28th July 2017

Closing date: 27th August 2017

4CAST-RGE is an award-winning independent financial market and macro strategy research provider with offices in London, New York and Singapore and more than 600 financial institutions subscribing to its research. 

The Markets team at 4CAST-RGE produces intraday and medium-term commentary and analysis on FX, Fixed Income and Credit Markets. This role will focus on producing commentary and analysis on the Eurozone and UK sovereign bond markets, looking at intraday moves and the approach and reaction to major auctions, data and events. The role will also involve contributing to the daily and weekly bond strategies. The ideal candidate will have a solid academic background and experiencing writing fixed income commentary and research, preferably in a trading or research environment. Strong writing skills and the ability to keep to a tight time schedule are essential. 

Key responsibilities

  • Generate commentary and analysis on the Eurozone and UK sovereign bond markets
  • Analyse intraday bond moves in reaction to major auctions, data and events
  • Conduct medium-term analysis on spread and yield trends
  • Contribute to the daily and weekly bond strategies
  • Interaction with clients and market participants 

Key skills and attributes

  • A minimum of three years' work experience, preferably in a trading or research environment
  • Sound knowledge of sovereign bond markets
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to interpret information and articulate views quickly and coherently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient user of Bloomberg, Reuters Eikon and MS Office 

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@4castweb.com with the subject, “Fixed Income Analyst, London”. 

Due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

IT Support / Network Engineer (part-time), Singapore

Job type: Permanent and part-time

Team: IT

Location: Singapore

Opening date: 28th July 2017

Closing date: 27th August 2017

FORECAST-RGE is an award-winning independent financial market and macro strategy research provider with offices in London, New York and Singapore and more than 600 financial institutions subscribing to its research. 

The IT team is responsible for maintaining and improving company infrastructure, ensuring the continual smooth running of systems and to enhance the productivity and efficiency of employees. This role will focus on IT support and networking in our Singapore office, working part-time every weekday morning. 

The ideal candidate will have strong all-round IT skills, but in particular general desktop and server support and networking experience with a focus on Microsoft systems. Experience of Microsoft Windows Desktops, servers, Office suites and networking is essential to the role. 

Key responsibilities

  • Installing, maintaining and troubleshooting FORECAST’s IT equipment and systems:
    • Desk and remote user support
    • Desktop Operating Systems and software applications
    • Desktops, printers & cabling
    • Domain/Network infrastructure (logical and physical)
  • Handling client product support enquiries
  • Sourcing and procuring appropriate IT equipment and software 

Key skills

Windows Environment

  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
  • Windows desktop operating systems (7 - 10)
  • Windows server systems (Windows 2003 - 2012 R2)
  • Windows networking
  • Remote Administration
  • Hyper-V Virtualisation

Hardware Infrastructure

  • Desktop hardware installation / maintenance and upgrades
  • Server hardware installation / maintenance and upgrades
  • Network configuration and cabling
  • Printer installation, support & maintenance

General

  • Procurement of hardware, software and supplies
  • Proactive troubleshooting of hardware and software
  • Desk-side, remote and telephonic support to clients and company employees 

Key experience and attributes

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience installing and supporting Microsoft operating systems / applications and IT hardware / networking and software
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows Desktops and Office suites
  • Desktop hardware, printers & cabling
  • Proactive troubleshooting skills
  • WAN/LAN design and support skills
  • Ability to proactively identify issues and coordinate resolutions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken. 

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@4castweb.com with the subject, “IT Support / Network Engineer, Singapore”. 

Due to the high volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.