e-FX quant trader

  • Base and Bonus
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 19 Jan 18 2018-01-19

Our client is looking for an e-FX trader to join their global quantitative trading team.

The Role

  • Working within the firm’s automated trading framework
  • Designing, implementing and deploying high-frequency trading algorithms in e-FX.
  • Run and analyze back-tests on these strategies using internal tools and the analytics library
  • Conduct analysis of market data and market microstructure for patterns in order to explore trading ideas
  • Contribute to libraries of analytical computations to help grow and support market data analysis and trading
  • Integrate the generated alpha into pricing and hedging for our e-commerce franchise
  • Enhance our pricing and skew performance using statistical approach and methods.
  • Work with Quant teams worldwide on global topics and projects


Skills/Requirements

  • Must have min 3+ years of experience as Quant Trader and a proven track record is an advantage
  • A strong academic background with a Master Degree in Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Statistics or Operations Research
  • Should be autonomous in coding and know R and SQL, C++ in Linux environment
  • Must be able to communication with colleagues from different locations
  • Work with IT Strategists locally and globally
  • Must be able to multitask and work under pressure
  • Proficiency in back-testing, simulation and statistical techniques (regression, correlation, alpha generation..etc)
  • Having strong data-mining and analysis skills, including experience with large data/tick data,