NN Invesment - Internship Quantitative Research and Strategy team
NN Investment Partners | Meeloopstage, B IT| S Financiële dienstverlening|

Company information

NN Investment Partners, formerly known as ING Investment Management, is the asset manager of NN Group N.V., a publicly traded corporation. Our investment management products and services are offered globally through regional centers in several countries across Europe, the United States, the Middle East and Asia, with the Netherlands as its main investment hub. We manage in aggregate approximately EUR 197 bln* (USD 219 bln*) in assets for institutions and individual investors worldwide. We employ over 1,200 staff and are active in 16 countries across Europe, Middle East, Asia and U.S.

The successful history of client-focused asset management extends back to 1845 and reflects our roots as a Dutch insurer and bank. Clients draw upon our more than 40 years’ experience in managing pension fund assets in the Netherlands, one of the world’s most sophisticated pension markets. This rich heritage enables us to deliver exceptional long-term, risk-adjusted performance across asset classes, complemented by best-in-class service.

Your department

The Quant Research and Strategy team is responsible for a wide range of quantitative strategies and services provided across many investment teams residing within our Equity, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset platforms. Empirical research, strategy development, portfolio optimization and risk analyses are core activities within QRS.

The quant development team

The infrastructure currently consists of SQL Server database and tooling in .NET (C#/F#). The code base is under constant development as well as being under scrutiny for refactoring opportunities and potential migration to fashionable cloud-based technologies. The quant development team operates according to agile (and even continuous deployment) development principles. The team takes on anything from database design, data analysis and econometric methodologies to GUI tooling.

Job information

Are you looking for an opportunity to utilize your programming or database skills in a real-world context? Are you eager to be part of a quant development team inside the front office?

Your challenge

As an intern you will mainly be working with a large proprietary databases used for research, investment and reporting. You will be supporting the daily operations and perform various data analysis tasks. Depending on your areas of expertise, you will make significant contributions to either our database components, the accompanying tooling or data flows. You may investigate next generation technologies and implement and evaluate proof of concepts. Finally, you will be exposed to a dynamic, customer-focused quantitative finance environment.

The candidate will be involved in the following:

Manage periodical procedures like generating risk model outputs and generating reports;
Development in SQL Server and .NET environments;
Data management and analysis;
Analyze and test various developments, reporting and data provisions.

Job requirements

Your experience and skills

Affinity with SQL, C#, data analysis, mathematics.
Strong and highly structured programming skills, ideally substantiated with contributions to tangible (GitHub) projects.
Fluent English speaking and writing.

Your competencies

Enthusiastic / motivated
Accurate / attention to detail
Excellent analytical skills
Team player
Eager to learn

What does your company?

We offer

6 months internship
Internship allowance (HBO €450, University €600)
36 hours work week
Travelling compensation
Comprehensive induction/orientation program
Learn from on-the-job coaching
Structured feedback sessions
Opportunity to work in a team that directly supports the investment process
We do not offer internship for the purpose of writing a thesis