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Full-time, Permanent Employment

(Senior) Associate (m/f/d) Equity Index Development – Thematic Solutions | Frankfurt am Main

Company Description

Solactive AG is a FinTech company operating globally and growing at a fast pace, headquartered in Frankfurt. Since 2007, we develop tailor-made and multi-asset class index solutions for ETFs and other index-linked investment products for the leading global investment banks and asset managers as our clients. Flexibility, efficiency and providing the highest quality are at the heart and soul of our business philosophy. We are now hiring!

Job Overview

Are you in your element when we speak about the discovery and development of new thematic investment strategies? Do you follow the latest trends in the ETF and stock markets? Are you highly motivated to take on responsibility for projects and to work independently as well as in a team? A high customer orientation is an essential part of your personality? Are you highly ambitious to push things forward and to participate in shaping the further development of the thematic equity indexing business? Then you will very likely fit into our team!

Your Tasks

• Developing innovative thematic equity indices together with our reputable, global client base  
• Identifying new product opportunities to enrich our index offering and secure our market leading position 
• Developing historical performance simulations (back-testing) for defined investment strategies 
• Drafting index guidelines and supporting documents/analysis 
• Preparing the index setup for the calculation and publication via data vendors 
• Coordinating internal processes with our operations, sales and marketing teams for a successful index launch

Your Profile

• Academic degree in Economics, (quantitative) Finance, Business Engineering or comparable programs 
• Several years of experience in the indexing business or other relevant fields (e.g. Portfolio Management or Structuring) 
• Strong expertise in thematic investment products 
• High command of Microsoft Excel/VBA 
• Further proven programming skills in Python are essential 
• Experience with data vendor terminals (e.g. FactSet) is a plus 
• Delivery of timely results with focus on high quality even when confronted with tight deadlines 
• Self-confidence and team-spirit 
• Intercultural competence and excellent communication skills

Our Offer

• Be part of the Solactive family, a motivated team with an international setting 
• Get to know the dynamics of an established, successful FinTech company 
• Experience a modern start-up culture with a flat hierarchy 
• Seize the opportunity to develop personally, take over responsibility and maintain direct customer contact from day one 
• Receive numerous benefits (e.g. jobticket, gym, regular staff parties, access to Corporate Benefits, modern office space with ergonomic set-up, employee lounge, and free beverages and fruits)

Your Application

Interested? Don’t miss your chance and directly apply online by clicking the “Apply now” button on our website and filling in the application form. Please make sure to also upload your CV, a cover letter is not compulsory. Your contact person is Franziska Gaa (+49 (0) 69 719 160-242 or We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited CVs/Candidate Profiles. Please do not forward any CVs/Candidate Profiles to any Solactive employee in any location. Any requests for cooperation have to be addressed directly to HR. Any costs associated with unsolicited CVs/Candidate Profiles are not being covered by Solactive.

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