Vacancy detail

Front Office Tooling Strat/Quant

£70,000 – £140,000

Location: United Kingdom (London – London) Type: Permanent

Java/Python Tooling Front Office Dev/Strat - Assoc/VP level

London based

Our client is looking for a strong Java/Python tooling developer to sit as part of their Exotic Derivative Strat team. Strats sit together with traders and sales people, in the revenue-generating activities of the Sales & Trading Division. They sit on the trading desk, are the primary modellers for new products, and team with the traders to deliver innovative ideas using models to analyse risks and opportunities in trading books for complex derivatives.

Exotic strats are responsible for implementing and supporting the models used in exotic trading. They also look after automation of the Exotics product flow, including pricing methodology, control of the pricing platform and automated booking. They also assist with tooling for exotics trading, to improve the risk management and hedging infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

  • Build cutting edge tools for trading and risk managing equity derivatives products.
  • Automating the Exotics product flow, automatize the auto-quoting of.
  • Analyse and manage the risk of the positions currently in the book.
  • Create tools to assist decision making & increase efficiency in trading.

Requirements:

  • A degree in a quantitative subject such as Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Software Engineering.
  • Very strong programming skills (Java/Python).
  • Ideally with exposure to Exo products.
  • Drive and desire to work in an intense team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English.

Reference: AMC/RLA/EAS

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