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Market Making Strategist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$350000 per year
  • Job reference: 282181/005_1555366331
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Finance
  • Date posted: 15/04/2019

A growing AI-driven fintech company funded by a $20bbn AUM hedge fund and global investment bank is selectively looking to add to their collaborative, flat-structured team. The Firm is applying AI and machine learning, including deep learning, to FICC Market Making and is seeking FX and US Treasuries Market Making Strategists to lead the design and development of their cutting-edge market making software.

The Strategists will be working closely alongside the data science team as well as directly with clients, lending their market knowledge of FICC products to create a software that will significantly improve the automation and trade returns of its clients and eventually eliminate the need for market making traders. This is an excellent opportunity to join a very well-funded fintech start-up, leveraging extensive FX and UST market knowledge to create revolutionary trading technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design, development, and delivery of AI-driven market making software

  • Identify, create, and implement models to improve automation and trading returns, using extensive FX/UST market knowledge

  • Communicate with and provide onsite support for clients, implementing key feedback

  • Manage full cycle software development by coordinating with data science and software engineering teams

Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in a quantitative field

  • 3+ years US Treasury or FX market making or e-trading experience

  • Experience providing trading tools, modelling, and analytics to a top financial institution

  • Q/KDB and Python (including Tensorflow for machine learning) proficiency strongly desired

  • High frequency algo e-trading experience a plus

  • Machine learning and deep learning knowledge a strong plus

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