Posted 4 months ago Permanent £120,000 upwards + 20% of PnL
A leading Global Hedge Fund ($30bn) is seeking to hire a Director level Quantitative Researcher as part of their continuing international expansion. My client is a leading high-frequency proprietary trading house, looking to build out their London/Paris offices and is looking for the exceptional systematic researchers to help build and testing quantitative models, using the firms significant resources. Each trading desk has autonomy over their strategies, but will have access to the firms infrastructure and in-house trading systems.
Researching, and building high frequency, systematic trading strategies.
Creating, implementing, and deploying high-frequency trading algorithms
Creating tools for data analysis of patterns
Supporting the trading by contributing to the development of analytical computation libraries
3-7 years of quantitative research experience (preferably in high-frequency trading), with conviction in their trading strategies and high confidence in creating new strategies
MSc/PhD level from a top-tier university, ideally in quantitative field
Proficient in back-testing, simulation, and statistical techniques
Strong coding background python/C++/C#/matlab etc
Data-mining skills paired up with data analysis skills
Can work individually or can build out their own team of quants.