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Investment Bank – eFX Quant Trader

Location: United Kingdom (London, City of) Type: Permanent Start date: 14/09/2017

Investment Bank – eFX Quant Trader

 

Summary

 

My client is a leading Investment Bank who is looking to expand its systematic trading team globally. Their main focus is within the short to mid frequency space with typical time horizons of minutes to days. My client generates and implements systematic trading strategies that will aim to offer liquidity internally, as well as externally, on a vast range of products in order to hedge their risks.  They are looking to hire an eFX Quant Trader in their London team.

 

The Role

 

  • Working within the firm’s automated trading framework by researching and implementing various trading strategies
  • Conducting backtests on these strategies using internal tools and the analytics library
  • Running simulations on the execution strategies
  • Conducting research for the various quant models
  • Building up a strong understanding of the entire product range that they offer to specialise in the area

 

 

Skills/Requirements

 

  • Having 2+ years experience as an e-fx trader
  • Experience of supervising a G10 book
  • Experience in voice trading and CEEMEA currency pairs is desired
  • A strong academic background with a Masters Degree in Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Statistics or Operations Research
  • You should be autonomous in coding and know R and SQL
  • You must be able to communication with colleagues from different locations
  • You will posses strong organisational skills
  • You will be able to multitask and work under pressure

 

Applications

 

If you are interested in this position and would like to know more please send your CV to: jimmy.bedford@ansonmccade.com

Reference: AMC/IBEFXQ/DMO123. To apply for this vacancy: email Jimmy Bedford

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