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Quantitative Strategist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$300000 - US$500000 per annum
  • Job reference: 191161/002_1533322223
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Finance
  • Date posted: 03/08/2018

I'm working with a top-tier investment bank in NYC that has performed exceptionally well this year and as a result is looking to build out their quantitative electronic trading division. The team utilizes cutting edge technology in order to generate outstanding returns and constantly deliver against their benchmarks. The desk is looking to add a lead quantitative strategist that will help continue the growth of their equities algo strats division.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Researching, designing and implementing medium to high frequency trading strategies covering US & EM Equities.

  • Developing smart order execution models for the internal trading desk as well as external clients

  • Improve the quality and execution of software development and deployment in a rapidly evolving marketplace

  • Analyzing tick data and incorporating machine learning techniques

Job Qualifications:

  • PhD or Masters Degree in a computational subject

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the trading desk and institutional clients

  • Deep understanding of US Market Microstructure, preferably within equities

  • Strong coding capabilities in Python, Java and C++

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