Associate/AVP, Quantitative Developer (Sustainability Office), Investment Insights Group


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Investment Insights Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15041

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.


Investment Insights Group
We use advanced quantitative techniques and cutting-edge technological tools to generate insights that drive outstanding investment outcomes for GIC.  


Digital Products
You will be part of a team of alpha technologists developing platforms for investment teams and quantitative researchers, allowing GIC to harness our differentiated quantitative methods at scale.


What impact can you make in this role?
You will be part of a team that uses advanced quantitative methods, alternative data, and technology to generate superior investment performance.


What will you do as a Quantitative Developer?

  • Develop and maintain robust quantitative models to support market monitoring, idea generation and total portfolio management. These include Equity and Credit Valuation Models, Fama French Factor Decomposition Model, etc
  • Build out next generation sustainability investment analytics capabilities to support senior management in scenario analysis, asset allocation and trading strategies
  • Conduct detailed analysis on business requirements and develop solutions with clean and robust code
  • Take an agile and pragmatic approach, ensure quick time-to-market and code reusability


What makes you a successful candidate?

  • Degree in a quantitative discipline like Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science; progress towards an advanced degree a plus
  • 3 to 7 years of professional experience developing financial models, visualization tools and calculators to support investment research and analytical reporting
  • Proficiency in programming (Python, R, SQL) applied to real-world financial data sets. Familiarity with C# and Tableau a plus 
  • Passion for and demonstrated interest in sustainability (e.g. Carbon Emissions, Green Opportunities) and investment management 
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies and practices such as Scrum, Kanban and Test-Driven Development
  • Keen learner, independent problem solver with strong communication and interpersonal skills


Work at the Point of Impact
We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact. 


GIC is a Great Place to Work 
At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility.  As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 3-4 days in office and 1-2 days working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the ‘office as a hub’ for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.


We are an equal opportunity employer
As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.


Learn more about our Investment Insights Group Department here:

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.