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FO Equity Quant | Investment Bank | Toronto

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Toronto
  • Salary: $250000 - $300000 per annum
  • Job reference: CWS06192017623
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 19/06/2017
Front Office Equity Quant | Investment Bank | Toronto

One of our clients – a top-tier bank in Canada – is expanding its QUANT team in Toronto. After an impressive first two quarters of the fiscal year and significant restructuring at the C-suite level, the Global Head of Quants has gained approval to increase headcount by 25%. To begin this initiative, the hiring manager is looking for versatile front office equity derivative quant to join their cross asset team as soon as possible.

Given the nimble nature of the team, this is an excellent growth opportunity that will make for challenging and impactful work.  

Responsibilities of the role include:
  • Develop and implement new and innovative pricing models that support real time trading in both the flow and exotic derivatives market
  • Support day to day needs for the equity trading desk (ie. exotic, flow, delta one, prime brokerage)
  • Liaise with technology, risk and trading teams to expedite the model approval process and ensure model deployment
  • Help to identify strong associate level quants for the team by interviewing recent graduates from top tier universities

Candidates should possess:
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience as a front office equity derivative desk quant
  • PhD in a quantitative field (Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering)
  • Strong programming skills (Python, C++)
  • Strong quantitative background and problem solving skills 
  • strong written/verbal communication skills

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