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Systematic Trader with leading Investment Bank

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Package
  • Job reference: SJ - 0711 - SAVI
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Corporate and Investment banking, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 07/11/2017
Systematic Trader with leading Investment Bank in London

Selby Jennings is working with a leading Investment Bank in London as they are looking to hire talent for their systematic trading team. The client has a strong international presence and have renowned institutional clients. They have expansion plans for the new financial year. This is a great opportunity to join a well-established team and work alongside leaders in the field.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Researching and implementing strategies

  • Communicating with the IT and portfolio managers to improve smart beta strategies  

  • Back-test signals new signals for idea generation

  • Contribute to research on the fixed-income desk

You will demonstrate the following:

  • 4 to 5 years’ experience in systematic trading or a similar quantitative role

  • Experience with risk management, stress test scenarios or alternative risk premia is a plus

  • Great knowledge of different asset classes (equity, derivatives, options, fx…)

  • Strong academic background in finance, economics or statistics – PhD preferred

  • Proficiency with programming languages: Python, SQL, R…

  • Strong team player with the 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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