Snr Electronic Execution Quant Trader, Equity

  • £££ Salary package to attract the best!
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Millar Associates
  • 19 Mar 18 2018-03-19

This is an excellent opportunity to join a Global Investment Bank as it looks to expand its global Electronic Execution business. With an establish business in Asia already in place, our client is now looking to replicate things in London. They want to hire a senior Quant Analyst to help lead and grow this business within equity markets.

Global Investment Bank, London
Cash Business: Electronic Execution / Program Trading / Risk-taking


  • Full Cash business: Focus on Electronic Execution, Program Trading, and Risk-taking
  • Research, prototype, build, implement new algos for electronic execution, and optimal child order placement
  • Research new liquidity landscapes (SIs. Double Volume Caps, periodic auctions in EMEA), design optimal liquidity seeking strategies
  • Work with clients, performing customisation and analysis on execution algorithms
  • Apply statistical and machine learning techniques across large data sets (intraday volume and price prediction, clustering, collaborative filtering)
  • Create and prepare new ideas and content for clients


  • 5+ years relevant experience developing and building algorithms for electronic execution in equity markets
  • Good knowledge of UK markets: applications of real-time signals, and market optimisation
  • Masters or PhD educated in a Quant, Maths or Engineering field
  • Strong Python / R, KDb / Q, and data science tools; Familiar with Java, C++ or C#
  • Goof knowledge of European markets microstructure
  • People management skills would be advantageous