Senior Cash Equity Quant

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi
  • 24 Apr 19

Senior Cash Equity Quant

  • Primary Location: United Kingdom,England,London
  • Education: Doctorate Degree
  • Job Function: Trading
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19012479


Description

Job Purpose:



Senior Quantitative Analyst to join the Equity Quantitative Analysis group and work on the algorithmic and analytics libraries used for Citi's Equities Electronic Execution business and Central Risk desk.




Job Background/context:



The Equity Quantitative Analysis team creates, implements and supports the algorithms and models for the Equities Division within Citi Markets. As part of the front office, the team supports the trading business in all quantitative aspects.






Key Responsibilities:



This candidate will report to the EMEA head of the Equity Electronic Cash quant group. The candidate will be involved in the development of the algorithm platform, the algorithmic models and the support of the day to day activities of the Electronic Execution business and Central Risk desk. The platform includes the execution algos, real time signals, machine learning based recommendation models, analytics associated with the measurement and understanding of algo performance, central risk optimization, alpha generation and liquidity provision to both clients and internal desks.

Development Value:


Opportunity to shape the development of the algorithmic platform, risk products and systematic liquidity provision within Equities and to lead and manage projects within EMEA Equities MQA team.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience:

Knowledge of object-orientated coding is required.
Strong background mathematics is required.
Deep understanding of equity markets and the associated microstructure is essential.

Skills:

Show keen interest in the financial markets.
Show keen interest in implementation of algorithms.
Strong leadership, management and teamwork capability.
Strong technical programming (Java, C++, Python).
Knowledge of algorithmic trading (order books, volume forecasting, equity impact cost models, risk and liquidity provision models).


Qualifications:
PhD/ Master in Maths / Physics / Statistics or related subjects.

Competencies

Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success.

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity:
Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.


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