Location: United Kingdom (London, City of) Type: Permanent
Global Equity Flow Strat – Assoc/VP level
The role is within the Strats organisation, which is responsible for delivering solutions to the Global Equity Derivatives business. The position will be as a member of the regional Desk Strats team working with the trading desk and stakeholders front to back to rapidly develop pricing, calibration, analysis, risk management and booking automation solutions with tight integration with other technology core systems and interfaces. The role requires strong communication, quantitative and analytical skills, expert-level Python and Excel VBA programming skills (additional experience with C#, Java preferred but not mandatory), and working closely in a virtual team set up with members in Europe, New York and Asia.
You will be responsible for developing and maintaining tools for pricing, calibration, market analysis, back testing, booking and workflow automation as part of a global Strats team within the Equity Derivatives business.
These tools support the full spectrum of flow to exotic equity derivatives products so a strong working knowledge of derivatives pricing and key business workflows (quoting, structuring, booking, risk management, lifecycle, documentation) is required.
You will be expected to be an expert-level Python and Excel/VBA developer; having experience in utilising in-house developed analytical libraries and other API’s to provide complex solutions to Trading, and champion industry standard best practices in terms of software development life cycle processes.
Due to the business criticality and impact of their solutions, you will require an exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, balancing timely deliveries with the proper review, control and sign off processes. The business-facing aspect of the role will involve extensive interaction with the trading desk, sales, structuring and middle office, so you will need to be comfortable operating in a trading floor environment.
Preferable Technical Skills:
Education / Qualifications Req:
Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Computational Finance or related degree.
Background/ Work Experience Required:
Reference: AMC/JME/GBLE01. To apply for this vacancy: email John Meadowcroft