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Vice President, High Frequency Quantitative Trader
February 4, 2020
The Trader is a senior level position responsible for overseeing a trading book and managing book risk, in coordination with the Trading team. The overall objective of this role is to ensure book trades deliver on budgeted revenues, and to coordinate with key stakeholders to develop the trading franchise.
Oversee a trading book and generate revenues and manage risk for the respective business
Coordinate with Sales, Research, CMand and other organizations across Markets and Securities Services and the broader business
Trade a book and deliver on budgeted revenues and manage book risk
Establish and maintain key relationships to deliver trades to the desk
Anticipate client demand in each respective product/market
Coordinate with desk analysts as needed and with sales to develop the franchise
Leading strong governance and controls:
Work in close partnership with control functions such as Legal, Compliance, Market and Credit Risk, Audit, Finance in order to ensure appropriate governance and control infrastructure
Build a culture of responsible finance, good governance and supervision, expense discipline and ethics
Appropriately assess risk/reward of transactions when making business decisions; demonstrating proper consideration for the firm's reputation.
Be familiar with and adhere to Citi's Code of Conduct and the Plan of Supervision for Global Markets and Securities Services
Adhere to all policies and procedures as defined by your role which will be communicated to you
Obtain and maintain all registrations/licenses which are required for your role, within the appropriate timeframe
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
6-10 years of experience in a related role
Knowledge of respective products and clients
Required licensing and registrations as applicable
Advance analytical and numerical competency
Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
Effective interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Ability to analyze and pitch situations and determine suitable counterparties
Knowledge of Bloomberg, booking systems, trading protocol, closing technicalities
Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
Master's degree preferred
Designing, building, testing and implementing equities trading strategies b. Developing and Implementing new statistical models c. Maintaining a framework for back-testing and reporting trading strategies d. Designing, implementing, and deploying new trading algorithms e. Exploring new trading ideas by analyzing data and market structure for patterns f. Creating tools to interpret data for models g. Superior Statistical and Probability practitioner h. Strong experience in Quantitative trading. i. Possess a complete understanding of the alpha research and development process j. Implemented models with high Sharpe into production k. Proficiency in back-testing, simulation, and statistical techniques (auto-regression, auto-correlation, and Principal Component Analysis) l. Solid data-mining and analysis skills, including experience dealing with a significant amount of data/tick data m. Substantial expertise in signal generation and statistical models n. The ability to think rigorously and independently ------------------------------------------------- Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - HK------------------------------------------------------ Time Type :------------------------------------------------------ Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity CLICK HERE . To view the "EEO is the Law" poster CLICK HERE . To view the EEO is the Law Supplement CLICK HERE . To view the EEO Policy Statement CLICK HERE . To view the Pay Transparency Posting CLICK HERE .