Quantitative Analyst

Expiring today

Recruiter
REC Solutions Ltd
Location
London
Salary
Excellent Package and bonus
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Quantitative Analyst (algorithmic trading, financial services, FinTech, Financial Technology, Banking)

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Quantitative Analyst to join a well established brokerage based in the City, London.

This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious candidate to get experience in a quantitative role within the Algorithmic Trading team, focusing on research and analysis of my clients Algorithmic Trading Product suite and providing feedback to clients. The candidate should take an innovative approach to the research, suggesting improvements and enhancements with measurable gains. There is a responsibility for the candidate to collaborate across a global team to achieve success, display innovation, and deliver results. The successful candidate will be given the appropriate training.

Responsibilities: Quantitative Analyst (algorithmic trading, financial services, FinTech, Financial Technology, Banking)

- Analyze client performance and make recommendations for improving trading strategy as part of our group's efforts to optimize client trading activities and minimize client costs;
- Assist managers, traders, and sales with requests for data and analytical assistance;
- Participate in research relating to algorithmic trading products, liquidity management and market microstructure;
- Keep up with current trading and market microstructure developments;
- Carry out validation and interpretation of client performance reports
- Contribute to maintenance and improvement of models underlying our existing trading algorithms;
- Support the design of innovative algorithmic trading products.

Requirements: Quantitative Analyst (algorithmic trading, financial services, FinTech, Financial Technology, Banking)

- Ideally strong academic achievement in a quantitative discipline (Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science)
- Ideally Previous experience in a quantitative / development role 1-2 years
- Experience working with and manipulating data, preferably using SQL, Sybase
- Experience developing and maintaining software preferably using Python, Java Script, C#, NodeJS, RabbitMQ
- Experience with machine learning is a plus
- Exposure to different technologies, such as C++, Linux, low latency, kernel bypass, machine learning, cloud and high-performance storage
- Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to client in three months

The role will offer: Quantitative Analyst (algorithmic trading, financial services, FinTech, Financial Technology, Banking)

- A smaller team environment with 3-8 developers
- A great place for upward and geographic mobility
- Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
- A company that's investing a sizable amount in its technology department
- Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
- A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
- A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between