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Quantitative Analyst

Date: Jun 19, 2019

Location: TN:Brentwood, TN - Tennessee, US, 37027

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Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.

 

The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.

 

The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Position Summary

Quantitative Analysts, also known as the Financial Engineers, have the duty of analyzing oil market statistics for developing and implementing quantitative models. The models help in creating real-time trading tools for trading oil futures. Quantitative Analysts generally work with Delek’s group of commercial traders for developing optimal systematic methods needed for analyzing oil market fundamentals the trading physical, futures, options and swaps. They engage in diverse activities around trading related activities like that of writing programs, researching, performing regular statistical analysis and solving problems which are needed to optimize the trading methods.

 

Responsibilities

  • Applying mathematical and statistical methods in order to tackle with practical issues related to finance, like oil trading, oil derivatives valuation and trade recommendations.
  • Devising or applying independent tools and models in order to verify the outcome of analytical system.
  • Researching and developing analytical tools and identify certain market factors for forecasting market movements in the oil markets.
  • Collaborating with the trading groups in order to create and execute quantitative structured trade ideas in the markets Delek trades.
  • Conferring with the other financial analysts for understanding different trading market dynamics, strategies in order to inform about the development of the quantitative techniques.
  • Defining and recommending data collection modes or model specifications.
  • Developing core analytical abilities, using the advanced quantitative, statistical and econometric methods.
  • Back testing, Forecasting, Regression Analysis, Interpreting results of the analytical procedures, maintaining and modifying all the analytic models which are in use

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or PhD in math, statistics, engineering or a related field is extremely imperative and a higher degree is even more preferred since the companies prefer highly qualified professionals. A typical course load for a student pursuing a degree in Quantitative Analysis will include statistics, probability and so on.
  • Proficient Coding in language (at least two) R, Python, SQL, SAS, C++, Java, and MATLAB iGood verbal and written communication skills
  • Great analytical skills and presence of mind
  • Attention to diminutive details and multitasking abilities
  • Responsible and good technical skills
  • Highly innovative and motivated
  • Advanced knowledge of mathematical and statistics
  • Excellent programming skills a must

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.


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