Quantitative Analyst – London

Job Specification

Our prestigious systematic trading client, located in the heart of London, is actively seeking a Quantitative Analyst to play a pivotal role in advancing their comprehension of market dynamics, enhancing the utilization of market predictions, and overseeing the development and monitoring of their global quantitative trading systems.

In this stimulating role, you will collaborate closely with our accomplished researchers, who delve into vast and intricate datasets while enjoying the freedom to explore innovative concepts. This position promises invaluable exposure to a prominent systematic quant firm and the opportunity to engage with elite researchers boasting impressive track records.

Key Responsibilities

As a Quantitative Analyst, your responsibilities will encompass:

  • Orchestrating the entire process, from crafting forecasts to optimizing portfolios and modeling risks.
  • Vigilantly overseeing forecasts and scrutinizing the performance of trading strategies.
  • Employing signal consolidation, portfolio optimization, and algorithm enhancements.
  • Conducting vigilant monitoring of execution, performing in-depth analyses, and refining algorithms, including order scheduling and smart order routing.
  • The potential for future involvement in signal research and alpha generation.

Qualifications and Attributes

To excel in this role, the ideal candidate should possess:

  • A robust quantitative background in mathematics, physics, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in global financial markets, with exposure to equities trading, either within an Investment Banking desk or a quant fund specializing in in-house alpha generation and execution.
  • Some proficiency in Python or a programming language of your preference (though this is not a development role).
  • A naturally inquisitive mindset coupled with a dynamic problem-solving approach.
  • Enthusiasm for contributing to a collaborative and expanding team that engages in extensive end-to-end trading system collaboration.
  • Exceptional communication and teamwork skills.

Join our dynamic team at the forefront of quantitative trading and contribute to our continuous pursuit of excellence in market analysis and portfolio management.​

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