Senior High Frequency Futures Quantitative Trader Senior High Frequency Futures Quantitative Trader …

Anson McCade
in Taylorville, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Mar 21
USD150000 - USD250000 per annum + Percentage of PnL (DOE)
Anson McCade
in Taylorville, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Mar 21
USD150000 - USD250000 per annum + Percentage of PnL (DOE)
Anson McCade
My client is a proprietary trading firm specialising in cross-asset high frequency futures trading. They are looking for a highly skilled and experienced trader work on building out algorithmic trading strategies. My client is looking for a candidate with a proven track record in developing and running a systematic futures trading strategy. This opportunity will enable the right candidate to make use of my client's excellent proprietary technology stack and infrastructure.

About the role

  • Develop and build out of systematic trading strategy on one or more futures
  • Manage the build out of trading strategy, working alongside developers and engineers
  • Coming-up with new, cutting-edge trading ideas
  • Creating tools for data analysis of patterns

About you

  • Must have 5+ years of quantitative trading experience in high-frequency trading of one or more Futures.
  • A MSc/PhD from a top-tier university
  • High confidence in their ability to create new strategies both independently and with team collaboration
  • A strong background in mathematics and statistics, with good knowledge of statistical models and signal generation
  • Proficiency in back-testing, simulation, and statistical techniques
  • Data-mining skills paired up with data analysis skills. Previous experience operating with a large amount of tick/data would be beneficial
  • Strong programming skills in Python or C++
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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