Equity Core Strat/Quant - VP level

Anson McCade
25 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Equity Core Strat/Quant - VP level

London/NY/Asia positions

My client are a market leader that provides a strong foundation for building a professional career. They are looking for a strategist/quantitative developer for the Equity Derivative Core Strat team. These desk strategists are key participants, together with the traders and sales people, in the revenue-generating activities of the Sales & Trading Division. Core strats sit on the trading desk, are responsible for the architecture and development of the analytics library.


  • Build cutting edge components within the analytics library to improve the firm capabilities in trading and risk managing equity derivatives product.
  • Participate in the design of the analytics library and its integration within the firm IT systems.
  • Participate in the effort to improve our development processes.
  • Implement new valuation methods and equity derivative products.
  • Improve the efficiency of the analytics library.
  • Create tools to improve the productivity of the global strat team.


  • Very strong programming skills in C++. Strong programming skills in Java are a strong positive.
  • Very strong skills in software design and architecture if possible applied within the analytics library of a front office team.
  • Several years' experience working with C++ in a commercial environment.
  • An advanced degree in a quantitative subject such as Engineering, Software Engineering Applied Mathematics, Physics.
  • Good knowledge of Numerical Analysis and MonteCarlo simulation methods.
  • Drive and desire to work in an intense team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English.