Vacancy detail

Commodities Quant/Strat

£100,000 – £140,000 plus bonus / benefits

Location: United Kingdom (London – City of London, London) Type: Permanent Skills: quant; commodities, strat, python; energy

The platform provides financing, financial hedging, physical execution and access to market pricing for clients exposed to commodities and financial markets. Markets covered include energy; metals, mining and agriculture; fixed income and currencies; credit; and futures.

This is a front office role and exciting opportunity to work on the trading floor.

Starting responsibilities:

  • Research, implement and build sophisticated mathematical models for pricing and trading derivatives;
  • Work with traders to better understand and improve risk management, and to assist in hedging;
  • Assist marketers and structurers in pricing and analysis;
  • Build and extend the tools provided by the team, and to introduce new innovative solutions.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A PhD/Msc from a top tier institution in mathematics, physics or a related quantitative area;
  • A Minimum 2 years' experience in a quant analyst role, knowledge of commodity products is a plus;
  • Excellent mathematical skills and problem solving abilities, and effective communication;
  • Strong programming skills (Python);
  • A strong desire and ability to acquire knowledge, understand complex products and learn new skills;
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment, and to provide outstanding commercial outcomes.

Reference: AMC/AMO/DM109765

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