Your main role will be to manage and oversee the team that is responsible for providing the quantitative analysis of the fund’s transaction costs.
Serve as the point person for all quantitative analysis related to the cost of trading (measured against various benchmarks, such as the market open, VWAP etc.)
Oversee the development of a pre-trade cost model that forecasts the cost of trading as a function of volatility, volumes, bid/ask spread etc. and build consensus among key internal stakeholders about this model’s efficacy
Oversee the daily maintenance of the fund’s existing execution algorithms, including building an operational procedure that ensures robustness and maximum safety
Design execution experiments to quantitatively assess the strength of one algorithm over another
After identifying and assessing all costs of trading, develop a business plan to reduce these costs
Present analysis to other senior members of the Research Department on topics related to the cost of trading
Serve as a thought leader and remain informed about current industry trends related to trade execution
PhD in a quantitative field with 5+ years related experience, including several years of experience managing a team of quantitative researchers tasked with transaction cost analysis.
Demonstrated experience and comfort collaborating across groups (research, technology, trading/operations) and with colleagues at various levels of experience.
Detail oriented and highly organized
Ability to think critically and analytically; problem-solver mentality
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