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Medium to Low Frequency Trader for Hedge Fund

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum, Benefits: PnL based bonus
  • Job reference: SJ - 2211 - SAVI
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 22/11/2017
Medium to Low Frequency Trader for US based Hedge Fund

Selby Jennings is working with a leading Hedge Fund that is looking to expand its highly innovative quant team in London. They have been punching above their weight since the acquisition of technologies.

This role would particularly suit a quant researcher that is looking for a role with an increased portfolio book value. This is an opportunity to join a collaborative yet challenging environment. You will directly interact and report to the CEO.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Responsible for trading of equity volatility and FX strategies on global books


  • Running algo execution and back-testing in order to improve in-house codes


  • Interact with the portfolio managers and IT teams


  • Client facing

Relevant candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • A high Sharpe Ratio and some experience running books with a pnl over £5 million 


  • 6 to 8 years’ experience in a quant trader or systematic position


  • Strong experience with a range of asset classes: FX, Fixed Income, Equities on futures and options


  • 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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