HFT Quant Trader HFT Quant Trader …

Selby Jennings
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Dec 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Dec 21
Negotiable
Problem solvers. Future shapers. Market makers. Being a market maker is so much more than just providing liquidity. It's about making sure the markets work fairly and efficiently for everyone who participates. A leading global market maker is looking for their next High Frequency Quant Trader based in Singapore.

As a global market making powerhouse, they are looking to set up a regional hub in Singapore to provide the liquidity for a range of asset classes: derivatives, cash equities, exchange-traded funds, bonds and foreign currencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Market make in across multiple products: derivatives, cash equities, exchange-traded funds, bonds and foreign currencies.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with prominent market participants
  • Identify and capture current opportunities; research and introduce new trading strategies
  • Research, identify, and execute trading strategies which fit within the risk parameters of the desk
  • Recognize market participant patterns
  • Create models based on analysis and modify based on market dynamics; take risks accordingly
  • Communicate daily with the rest of the team regarding new opportunities and strategies
  • Assist in the growth and development of junior traders

Required Experience and Skills

  • At least 4 years of profitable trading experience in a proprietary trading or market making environment
  • Strong risk management skills and an in-depth understanding of the functioning of FICC markets
  • Broad experience trading in Asia
  • Advanced Degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Physics or any related Engineering, Mathematics or Science discipline
  • Must be proficient in Python/C++
  • Advanced quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to deploy those skills during time-sensitive situations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to investigate issues within own area of work and produce results
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