Systematic Market Making Quant Trader - VP/ED level Systematic Market Making Quant Trader - VP/ED  …

Anson McCade
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Mar 21
GBP120000 - GBP250000 per annum + perfomance based bonus
Anson McCade
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Mar 21
GBP120000 - GBP250000 per annum + perfomance based bonus
Anson McCade
Exciting new opportunity for a tier 1 bank to join a very successful cross asset systematic market making team. Our client are ideally looking for an experienced alpha/signal generator with a successful track record building trading strategies.

Systematic Market Making Quant Trader - VP/ED level

London

This team is a cross-asset systematic market making group covering FX, commodities, interest rates, and credit. As an automated trading business, they manage both the financial and operational risks of the business. They are looking for a trader with good programming skills in London with a focus on FX to manage both the spot and forward eTrading books. The principal focus of the role is running the business and working on enhancements to their trading and risk-management, with additional focus on developing the client franchise in the region in partnership with Sales.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Risk-managing the electronic FX franchise in the EMEA timezone, working as part of a global team that manages the book 24hr/day, 5.5 days/week.
  • Ownership and management of the operational risks inherent in this business.
  • Close collaboration with voice trading.
  • Client franchise analysis and optimization.
  • Analysis of their pricing and hedging including analysis of large data sets to drive strategic improvements to our electronic trading.
  • Work productively with people outside the electronic trading business, e.g. other traders, sales engineers, compliance etc.
  • Understand the regulatory and supervisory environment and demonstrate ownership of their obligations and responsibilities under this.

Experience/Skills:

  • Track record of handling appropriately situations involving live risk, whether market risk or operational risk.
  • Proven ability to analyze data and draw useful commercial conclusions.
  • Understanding of client needs and how they can meet them through an electronic trading offering.
  • Understanding and management of operational risks including identifying and remediating such risks.
  • Track record of learning new skills and adapting to new technologies.
  • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively within the team and with other parts of the firm, e.g. voice trading, other technology teams and functions like economic research which have varying levels of technical knowledge.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and engineering of a safe operating environment, particularly regarding the control environment around electronic trading.
Company Overview

About Us

Anson McCade is a specialist recruitment agency headquartered in London, with further offices in Belfast, Paris & Sydney. Operating internationally, we provide high-end, niche executive search and recruitment services within our chosen markets on a contingency or search basis.  Founded at the turn of the millennium, for 20 years and counting we have specialised in connecting the most sought after talent with our industry leading clients across the IT and Capital Markets sectors. Within these sectors we work across four main verticals; quantitative research trading & risk, digital & analytics, information technology & security, and business change, transformation & strategy.

In an ever changing business and technological landscape, the need for exceptional, agile talent is crucial to almost every organisation’s success over the long term. We target the highest calibre, most relevant individuals possible for each mandate we undertake, achieving this through a consultative, research focused approach to networking, this in addition to access to a substantial range of resources, both in-house and on-line. Our consistent success in doing so over the years has resulted in an impressive portfolio of high-end, blue chip and boutique clients, many of whom we have worked with continuously as a premier recruitment partner for over a decade.

Anson McCade has been recognised as being instrumental in the growth of some of the world’s leading organisations and most innovative start-ups. Our consultants are industry experts who understand the challenges that many organisations face in today’s frenetic and unpredictable technical and business climate, as well as the diversity, skills matrix variance and mix of ambitions and expectations of the candidates we work with.

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