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Algo Quant Strategist - Investment Bank - London

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive + Large Bonus Potential
  • Job reference: SJ-3107-BHBW
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 31/07/2017
A European Investment Banks seeks to hire a Vice President (VP) Algorithmic Quantitative Strategist to join its Quant Trading business in London. This is an expansionary hire and you will join in a technically new position that will consolidate on the Bank’s effort to build a market leading quantitative franchise. VP is equivalent to Associate Director within their hierarchy.

Within this position you will execute the following tasks:

-          Discover, research, and map/model mathematical and quantitative scenarios that influence algo performance and efficiency
-          Provide trading support for algorithmic strategies
-          Programme and develop new algo logic to provide upgrade options on the existing strategy library
-          Identification of inefficiencies and risks existing within the current algorithmic framework

Applicants who meet the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply
-          MSc or PhD in a relevant mathematical of financial engineering discipline. Also engineering, computer sciences, economics.
-          Expertise in relevant programming languages – R, C#, C++, Python
-          Experience working with complicated time series data
-          Previous experience applying mathematical techniques to relevant financial markets – preferably equities

Candidates should register their interest directly at quantsEMEA(AT)selbyjennings(DOT)com

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