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Visiting Analyst Program: Economic Research and Data Analytics

VP Bank AG


Visiting Analyst Program: Economic Research and Data Analytics

Are you interested in applying the latest analytics and machine learning tools to gain a deep understanding of the World economy and Financial markets? Then this is for you.

Why you should come to VP Bank?
  • We are an international group, one of the largest players in Liechtenstein, with over 50bn AUM. VP Bank's financial strength is confirmed by its A rating from Standard & Poor's; our continuity and independence are guaranteed by our three long-term shareholders
  • Our mission: become a leading international Open Wealth Platform, powered by state-of-the-art data analytics
  • We act and think entrepreneurial. If your performance is good, there is no limit in your career in VP Group
  • We offer attractive, performance-related development programs for our employees

Your Challenge
What is VP Bank looking for?
  • Young motivated talents, ready to perform!
  • We are searching for graduates from top universities to join the Chief Investment Officer's team
What you get?
  • We invest in you! You get a senior mentor, clear targets, challenging tasks and an extraordinary learning curve
  • High performers might get the chance to start their (international) career within VP Bank
Your tasks
  • CIO Chart Book
    • CIO's Chart Book: Add interesting data sources, charts and economic analyses to achieve 360° overview and detailed understandings of the World economy and Financial markets
    • Automatic generation of new insights using machine learning and/or econometric models
  • Participate in and author new economic research, for example:
    • Build the VP Bank Economic Surprise Indicator
    • Trend Growth Potential
    • Purchasing Power Parity
  • Time permitting, participate in the construction of analytical microservices:
    • VP Bank Sentiment Survey microservice
    • "Build your own analytics microservice"

Your Profile
  • You have finalised your Bachelor's / Master's in Economics, Business Administration, Computer Science, Statistics or related discipline
  • Good knowledge / interest in economics, econometrics, timeseries analysis, statistics
  • Solid programming and data analytics skills: Python3, Jupyter; Pandas, Matplotlib
  • As an advantage
    • Python3 analytical libraries: StatsModels, Scikit-Learn
    • Toolkit: Python FastAPI, Bootstrap-Vue, d3.js
    • SQL and database knowledge (sqlite, Postgres)
  • You speak German and English fluently
  • You have strong communication skills, a stratetic way of thinking and excellent organistaional skills
  • You are ready to take over challenging tasks

Your chance
  • Join us - 6 months 100%
  • An extraordinary learning curve - The best performers might get the chance to stay
  • Start your career with us - Start in on location, develop internationally
  • Your future - Play a significant role in developing and shaping VP Bank