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eFX Principal Trading with US IB in London

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Bonus
  • Job reference: SJ - 1901 - SAVI
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Sales and Trading, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 19/01/2018
eFX Principal Trading with US IB in London

Selby Jennings is working on behalf of a US IB for an eFX Principal Trading position in London. The client has an innovative and risk taking electronic trading desk looking to expand globally. The existing team is strong whilst having a great culture with a collaborative environment.

The role would suit an eFX quant trader/analyst looking for a role with more responsibilities. This position will allow the candidate to pursue a risk taking role on global eFX books. It will therefore involve more autonomy where performance is directly rewarded.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the trading of FX Spot, Futures and Forwards


  • Running global books


  • Before client algo execution


  • Back test trading and pricing models


  • Interact with risk team and other traders


Relevant candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • 4-5 years’ experience in eFX trading position


  • Experience is supervising G10 books


  • Strong academic background in mathematics, financial engineering or statistics – PhD preferred


  • Proficiency with programming languages: Python, R, KDB…


  • Ability to mulit-task and work independently


  • Strong team player


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

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