• Permanent, Full time
  • Anson McCade
  • 17 Apr 18
  • Singapore
  • Comepetetive salary plus bonus
  • Full time

Execution Trader – Leading Quant Hedge Fund

My client are a leading global multi $ billion Hedge fund focusing a diversified range of systematic trading strategies. The execution team in Singapore looks after the trading for systematic models in a wide range of asset classes in Asia countries. Fixed Income, Equity indices, Commodities, FX and Credit are covered, through listed and OTC products. They are looking for a mid level candidate to join a small team in Asia.

Execution Trader – Leading Quant Hedge Fund

 

My client are a leading global multi $ billion Hedge fund focusing a diversified range of systematic trading strategies.  The execution team in Singapore looks after the trading for systematic models in a wide range of asset classes in Asia countries. Fixed Income, Equity indices, Commodities, FX and Credit are covered, through listed and OTC products.  They are looking for a mid level candidate to join a small team in Asia.

 

Primary Duties

 

  • Execution of trades for the models;
  • Assisting in the development of algorithmic execution algorithms;
  • Develop execution strategies to minimize slippage and maximise capacity;
  • Gather market intelligence; and
  • Assisting in model calibration.

 

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

 

  • Degree or higher (or equivalent) in either finance or maths from a leading university.
  • Hands-on trading experience from buy or sell-side - either directly or from working very closely to a trading desk in a high calibre institution (2-4 years). An experience on an OTC desk (options, interest rate swaps or exotics) will be of particular interest;
  • Good Excel skills, VBA or a scripting language a plus; and
  • Bloomberg

 

Personal Attributes

 

  • Strategic thinker – considers long-term solutions and threats to business;
  • Collaborative – works with colleagues at all levels to assist with their queries and find solutions;
  • Flexible – considers all matters on their own merit and not the status quo;
  • Passionate – has a genuine desire to add value to the business at every level;
  • Positive – exudes a can-do approach and ethos to all colleagues; and
  • Attention to detail and curious – Investigate and report unusual trading behaviour.
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