Location: United Kingdom (London, City of) Type: Permanent Start date: 18/05/2017
Equity Core Strat/Quant – VP level
My client are a market leader that provides a strong foundation for building a professional career. They are looking for a strategist/quantitative developer for the Equity Derivative Core Strat team. These desk strategists are key participants, together with the traders and sales people, in the revenue-generating activities of the Sales & Trading Division. Core strats sit on the trading desk, are responsible for the architecture and development of the analytics library.
Build cutting edge components within the analytics library to improve the firm capabilities in trading and risk managing equity derivatives product.
Participate in the design of the analytics library and its integration within the firm IT systems.
Participate in the effort to improve our development processes.
Implement new valuation methods and equity derivative products.
Improve the efficiency of the analytics library.
Create tools to improve the productivity of the global strat team.
Very strong programming skills in C++. Strong programming skills in Java are a strong positive.
Very strong skills in software design and architecture if possible applied within the analytics library of a front office team.
Several years’ experience working with C++ in a commercial environment.
An advanced degree in a quantitative subject such as Engineering, Software Engineering Applied Mathematics, Physics.
Good knowledge of Numerical Analysis and MonteCarlo simulation methods.
Drive and desire to work in an intense team-oriented environment.
Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English.