The Corporate Credit Automated Trading Strat group is seeking a highly talented and motivated desk strat to join their state-of-the-art algorithmic, ETF and portfolio trading business. The role will involve working alongside colleagues to build core trading strategies to identify various Index, ETF and portfolio trading opportunities for the global credit complex business on behalf of their clients.
You will be an excellent communicator with impressive technical and analytical skills. Good knowledge of fixed income trading and products is strongly desired, ideally with practical experience in corporate credit. You will also be an excellent programmer, particularly in Scala, but also a fast learner, able to adapt to their diverse technology stack as well as the fast changing market in which they operate. Operating knowledge of python and KDB is preferable but not required.
Sc. or higher in a quantitative discipline
Recent experience as a developer, desk strategist or quant
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent programming skills in Scala
Excellent quantitative skills
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with a strong sense of urgency while maintaining attention to detail
Working knowledge of Scala/Java
Programming experience in Python or KDB
Demonstrated experience with corporate credit trading
Demonstrated experience with ETF trading, create/redeems and arbitrage strategies
Demonstrated experience coding and modelling algorithmic trading strategies