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Systematic Quant Trader for Chicago based Prop

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: SJ - 1611 - SAVI
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings, Quantitative Finance
  • Date posted: 16/11/2017
Systematic Quant Trader for Chicago based Prop Trading

Selby Jennings is working with a leading prop that is looking to grow their teams by hiring a systematic trader in London. This is a great opportunity to join an increasingly growing firm. Their business is well established and they have a leading infrastructure. They are specialists for options market making.

This is a step up in terms a responsibility where you will work in a collaborative environment. You will be directly sitting next to leading portfolio managers.

You will be responsible for:

  • Setting up systematic strategies for futures from idea generation and implementation


  • Consolidating the existing strategies by using quant driven models


  • Communicating with the portfolio managers to improve the High Frequency Trading


  • Client facing with investors to present the research and findings
 

Relevant candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • 2 to 4 years’ experience in similar positions – HFT or systematic quant trader or quant researcher


  • Strong academic background in Quant Finance, Computer Science or Statistics


  • First class understanding of asset classes –equities, fixed income, futures, derivatives


  • Proficiency in programming languages: Matlab, C++, Python


  • Ability to work independently and great interpersonal skills


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

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