Execution trader – Systematic Strategies

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 16 Apr 18 2018-04-16

We are a mid-sized emerging markets macro hedge fund that incorporates a mix of discretionary and systematic investment processes within our strategy. We are looking to further develop our trading capabilities within the systematic investment team. The successful candidate will join an experienced and motivated group of investment professionals with a well proven track record.

The role will include:

  • Ensure effective trade execution, mainly in non-electronic markets, across a variety of asset classes
  • Maintain and develop the relevant relationships with dealers and brokers in each market in order to improve access and liquidity
  • Develop tools and procedures to accurately monitor transaction costs and liquidity in order to assist the research and risk teams to improve trading strategies
  • Interface directly with our operations team and prime brokers in order to optimize internal processes, reconciliation and collateral management

Skills and Qualifications – Candidates will need to satisfy the following criteria:

  • A degree in a quantitative subject from a top tier university
  • Experience and knowledge in a broad range of financial instruments and derivatives across all asset classes. Previous experience with the trading of credit and interest rate swaps, OTC commodities and emerging markets would be considered a plus
  • Previous in experience in a trading role and a good understanding of the key aspects of best execution, impact and market dynamics
  • Strong attention to detail under pressure in a multi-tasking environment
  • Strong communication skills and capable of working within a collaborative environment
  • Ideally familiar with Matlab and VBA