They operate at the intersection of trading, quantitative modeling, and technology and roles are therefore highly interdisciplinary. They trade on state-of-the-art infrastructure to handle their large trading volumes and have a global presence.
Overview of Position:
Research and implement strategies within the firm's automated trading framework.
Analyze large data sets using advanced statistical methods to identify trading opportunities.
Develop a strong understanding of market structure of various exchanges and asset classes.
Primary focus throughout the day is on researching and implementing quantitative trading strategies.
Before market hours, check that all required data and related processes are ready for the trading day.
During market hours, sporadically monitor behavior and performance of strategies.
Skill Set Required For Position:
Quantitative background - includes degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science and Physics.
Programming proficiency with at least one major programming or scripting language (e.g. C++, Java, Python).
Strong communication skills and ability to work well with colleagues across multiple regions.
Ability to work well under pressure.
At least 3 years of experience running trading algorithms
Advanced understanding of market microstructure
Experience developing strategies in equities and futures
For further information please contact Daniel Morrison via Daniel.Morrison@AnsonMccade.com or 020 7780 6700