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Algo Quant Developer (C++/Java/KDB) – Assoc/VP level London based
This role is in the European Product Development team within Global Equity Trading to support the development of large scale systematic solutions for the Execution franchise; working closely with technology delivery partners as well as quantitative analysts, Sales and Trading.
Designing, building, testing and refining algorithmic strategies across the execution and systematic trading desks.
Working with quantitative analysts and technologists to better calibrate and parameterise risk management strategies.
Driving analytics and content creation for interaction with clients.
Producing Management Information for senior leadership.
Providing quantitative justification for the refinement of trading business logic.
Building and enhancing the back testing frameworks within the firm.
Skills and Qualifications:
Strong programming skills in one of the following technologies - C++, Java or KDB.
Experience/understanding across the following domains:
Index Arbitrage, Futures pricing and Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) pricing
Relevant education such as a Bachelor of Science (BSc)/Master of Science (MSc)/Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) or the equivalent work experience or qualifications.
The ability to communicate effectively across multiple teams and functions, in addition to excellent presentational skills.
Able to articulate ideas confidently and concisely.
Highly analytical and numerate.
Self motivated and proactive, and able to use your own initiative.