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Equity E-Trading Quant

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Front Office Bonus
  • Job reference: 220011/002_1539104526
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Finance
  • Date posted: 09/10/2018

Equity E-Trading Quant l Global Investment Bank l NYC

After an exceptional past quarters the Head of an Electronic Trading Desk at a top tier investment bank in NY has just given headcount approval for the business line for two additional headcount. Given the success of the team, the group has now been allocated additional funding to research and explore new products.

Given the nature of the position, they are ideally targeting idea generators and candidates that have worked on green field electronic trading platforms.

Responsibilities for Equity E-Trading Quant

  • Participate in research and idea generation in collaboration with senior equity business line stakeholders (ie. Cash, Program and options desk).

  • Develop systematic strategies for Equity linked products

  • Build, backtest and clean mathematical models to increase groups PnL

  • Design, implement and maintain software for the automated trading system

  • Work alongside technology team in order to improve data infrastructure

Qualifications for Equity E-Trading Quant

  • Ph.D in Quantitative discipline (ideally Mathematics /Physics/Computer science)

  • Strong knowledge of C++ or Java (KDB is a plus)

  • Exceptional Mathematical skills

  • 3+ years of experience in developing execution algorithms, ideally within equity

  • Perfect written and verbal communication

This team will allow you to work in a competitive front office environment where you will have the unique opportunity to perform significant amount of new research that will have a direct impact on the businesses pnl.

If you are looking to become part of a rapidly expanding investment bank please apply and we will reach out!

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