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Systematic Quant Trader for leading Prop Trading

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum, Benefits: Great Bonus Package
  • Job reference: SJ - 0612 - SAVI
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Sales and Trading, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 06/12/2017
Systematic Quant Trader for Prop Trading Firm

Selby Jennings is working on behalf of a Prop Trading Firm in London. The client has an innovative and forward-thinking strategies. They have offices globally so this would be a great opportunity to relocate in the future. The existing team is strong whilst having a great culture with a collaborative environment.

The role would suit a quant trader that is looking to be closer to the business.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Responsible for optimising existing strategies

  • Implementing new systematic strategies  

  • Conducting research on idea generation and integration

  • Client facing

Relevant candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • 5 to 6 years’ experience in quant trading position  

  • Experience running books over a variety of asset classes: equity, fixed income, derivatives

  • Strong academic background in mathematics, financial engineering or statistics – PhD preferred

  • Proficiency with programming languages: Python, R, C++, Java


  • Great knowledge of regression and dealing with large data sets


  • Ability to mulit-task and work independently

  • Strong team player as this is a collaborative environment

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

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