• Permanent, Full time
  • Anson McCade
  • 2019-05-22
  • Manhattan, NY, USA
  • USD200000 - USD300000 per annum + % PnL
  • Full time

High-frequency Futures Algorithmic Trader

My client is a leading high-frequency proprietary trading firm seeking a Senior High Frequency Futures Independent Trader/Portfolio Manager to join their office in New York. As an independent trader, you will have access to their in-house trading system-one of the fastest and most comprehensive in the world-to develop and deploy algorithmic trading strategies.

About the role

  • Designing, implementing, and deploying high-frequency trading algorithms focused on cross-asset Futures
  • Coming-up with new, cutting-edge trading ideas
  • Creating tools for data analysis of patterns
  • Supporting the trading by contributing to the development of analytical computation libraries
  • Working on the optimisation and calibration of exchange simulators

About you

  • The ideal candidate will have:
  • A MSc/PhD from a top-tier university
  • 2-5 years of quantitative trading experience in high-frequency trading of one or more Futures.
  • High confidence in their ability to thrive both independently and with team collaboration
  • A strong background in signal generation, mathematics and statistics
  • Proficiency in back-testing, simulation, and statistical techniques
  • Strong programming skills in python and C

For further information do not hesitate to contact me at or on +44 (0)20 7780 6700