Vacancy detail

Quant Researcher

Location: United Kingdom (London, City of) Type: Permanent

 

Quant Researcher

London

 

 

My client is leading a quantitative hedge fund which engages in systematic, process-driven proprietary trading. The firm builds automated trading strategies aimed at capturing market inefficiencies across various markets and asset classes from a few milliseconds to longer term both pure arbitrage or statistical in nature.  The team has an extensive history of successfully running quantitative trading strategies for more than a decade and spun out as a hedge fund last year.

 

They operate at the intersection of trading, quantitative modelling, and technology and roles are therefore highly interdisciplinary.  They trade on state-of-the-art infrastructure to handle their large trading volumes with offices globally.

 

 

Overview of Position:

 

  • Research and implement strategies within the firm’s automated trading framework.
  • Analyze large data sets using advanced statistical methods to identify trading opportunities.
  • Develop a strong understanding of market structure of various exchanges and asset classes.

 

 

Typical Day:

 

  • Primary focus throughout the day is on researching and implementing trading ideas.
  • Before market open, check that all required data and related processes are ready for the trading day.
  • During market hours, sporadically monitor behavior and performance of strategies.

 

 

Requirements

 

  • Quantitative background - includes degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science and Physics
  • Programming proficiency at least one major programming or scripting language (e.g. C++, Java, Python)
  • 1-2 years experience working within a trading environment developing systematic trading strategies
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well with colleagues across multiple regions
  • Ability to work well under pressure

 

 

If interested please send a copy of your CV to Amita.Patel@AnsonMcCade.com or call 020 7780 6700 for more information.

Reference: AMC/APA/QR. To apply for this vacancy: email Amita Patel

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