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eFX Algo Trader in leading Investment Bank

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits: Leading package
  • Job reference: SJ - 0412 - SAVI
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings, Quantitative Finance
  • Date posted: 04/12/2017
eFX Algo Trader in leading Investment Bank

Selby Jennings is working with a European Investment bank that is seeking to grow its long standing client execution franchise. They provide a great infrastructure and have offices globally which could give you a chance to relocate abroad in the future.

This opportunity would suit a quant trader or market maker that is looking for a position with increased responsibility and which is closer to the business. This role also has a competitive bonus structure where performance is rewarded through the performance of the team!

You will be responsible for:

  • Conducting quant research on eFX or FX market making


  • Communicating with the developers to improve on the codes


  • Developing systematic strategies


  • Client facing


  • Sourcing large data sets


  • Creating and back-testing in-house codes using high frequency data 


Relevant candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • 4 to 6 years’ experience in eFX, FX Spot or Quant trading


  • First class understanding of markets in global and emerging market


  • Experience in a market making role


  • Strong academic background in mathematics, finance or financial economics – PhD preferred


  • Comfortable using programming language: Python, R, KDB…


Interviews are taking place at short notice. Applicants should promptly register their interest directly to quantsEMEA(AT)selbyjennings(DOT)com

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