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Commodities Quantitative Trader

Location: United Kingdom (London, City of) Type: Permanent Start date: 10/08/2017

Commodities Quantitative Trader

 

Summary

 

My client is a leading Investment Bank looking to expand its systematic trading team in commodities. The team focuses on building electronic market making strategies, algo design, execution strategies to providing liquidity internally and externally on large range of products and hedging risk inherited from internal and exchange flows.

 

You will contribute to the day do day activity of the desk with a strong focus on Commodity Derivatives trading and with strong interactions between traders, sales and IT strategists.

 

Role Overview

 

  • Handle daily production for the client platform
  • Work on internal tools back testing tools and analytics library
  • Back-test systematic Market Making strategies
  • Perform simulation of execution strategies
  • Help improve execution both liquidity placement and liquidity taking
  • Work with strategists to implement tools adaptation

 

Skills / Qualifications

 

  • Must have a strong academic background: Advanced Degree in Mathematics, Physics, Financial Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics or similar
  • 1-3 years of previous experience, ideally in HFT market making
  • Experience of working in commodities, ideally working on production within an Investment Bank
  • Must have experience of working with Python or Java
  • Must be able to communication with colleagues from different locations
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Be able to multitask

 

 

For further information please send your CV to Guy.Coulton@AnsonMcCade.com

 

 

 

Reference: AMC*GCO/COMQNT. To apply for this vacancy: email Guy Coulton

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