Graduate Computer Trading Analyst

  • Competitive Market Rate
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Anson McCade
  • 15 Aug 17

A fantastic opportunity to work within one of the world’s leading quantitative trading firms as a graduate has arisen within their trading desk team. Now at the pinnacle of development, the successful candidate will be working in the London office which has the feel of a small start-up with the benefits of being part of one of the fastest growing trading firms with a large global footprint.

Graduate Computer Trading Analyst

 

A fantastic opportunity to work within one of the world’s leading quantitative trading firms as a graduate has arisen within their trading desk team.

Now at the pinnacle of development, the successful candidate will be working in the London office which has the feel of a small start-up with the benefits of being part of one of the fastest growing trading firms with a large global footprint.

 If you have a passion for trading with a strong background in technology /computing, we encourage you to explore an opportunity as a trader/strategist within their Global Centralized Trading Desk.  Within this role you will develop skills to manage risk, debug challenging infrastructure issues, and ultimately fine-tune algorithmic strategies on-the-fly to ensure optimal performance in reaction to constantly changing markets.

The team involved also has an important role as a firm-wide research group, whether this involves developing new tools to enhance their understanding of the markets, performing analysis on strategy performance or analyzing the extensive infrastructure. The role is very open in this area and allows analysts to specialize and provide value wherever they see fit.

 

Requirements:

 

•           Highly analytical mind- capable of thinking critically, identifying patterns and making decisions

•           Inquisitive and self-driven- keen to dive into the complex world of HFT and find ways to improve the business

•           Strong desire to learn about the financial markets (both microstructure and macro)

•           Programming / software engineering experience – Python and/or C++.

•           Good understanding of Linux administration.

•           Good knowledge of IP networks

•           Strong communication / written skills- able to travel and network within a global organisation

•           PhD/MSc from a Top Tier university

 

 Additional Value:

 

•           High performance computing

•           Statistics / Machine Learning

•           Electronics / Computer Architecture knowledge

•           Trading – experience or strong interest with extracurricular involvement would be an added bonus

•           Market Awareness