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Quant Researcher for leading Prop Shop

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits: PnL based bonus
  • Job reference: SJ - 1411 - SAVI
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings, Quantitative Finance
  • Date posted: 14/11/2017
Quant Researcher for leading Prop Shop

Selby Jennings is working on behalf of a leading Prop Trading Company looking for a quant researcher to work directly with the quant traders and portfolio managers. They have been actively looking to give new traders significant margins.

The position would suit a quant researcher that is looking to make a move into a high frequency trading environment where holding periods are intraday to a week.

You will be responsible for:

  • Researching, back-testing and optimising the systematic strategies in HFT


  • Develop new investment strategies


  • Communicate with the portfolio managers to improve models


  • Generating alpha across equity and fixed income


Relevant candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in researching, back-testing and implementing quantitative strategies


  • First class understanding of equities, fixed income and commodities markets


  • Proven track record of alpha generation


  • Proficiency with programming languages: Matlab, C++, Java…


  • Excellent academic background in relevant field  (Quant Finance, Finance or Maths) – PhD preferred


  • Thought leadership and ability to work independently


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

 

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