• Permanent, Full time
  • Anson McCade
  • 2018-10-15
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Competitive
  • Full time

High Frequency Trading - Team Lead / Senior Traders

My client is a boutique high frequency proprietary trading house operating globally. Founded ~10 years ago and grown organically since, they’re now looking to bring in portfolio managers, traders, researchers and developers to build out their trading team. They focus on high frequency trading, from milliseconds up to hours across cash equities, futures and options. They have a highly competitive platform set up for high frequency equity and futures. They’re collocated at the exchanges they trade and have microwave lines and FPGA hardware.

 

High Frequency Trading - Team Lead / Senior Traders

 

 

 

Introduction

 

My client is a boutique high frequency proprietary trading house operating globally.

 

Founded ~10 years ago and grown organically since, they’re now looking to bring in portfolio managers, traders, researchers and developers to build out their trading team.

 

They focus on high frequency trading, from milliseconds up to hours across cash equities, futures and options.

 

They have a highly competitive platform set up for high frequency equity and futures.

They’re collocated at the exchanges they trade and have microwave lines and FPGA hardware.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

My client is looking to take on new senior traders and team leads across the cash equity and futures space.

They’re open to standalone traders, new teams and traders looking for work within an existing team.

 

Strategies must have a high Sharpe ratio: 5+

 

Successful candidates will have a track record in HFT trading or intraday trading, with holding up to several hours. Strategies can carry overnight risk.

 

 

 

Requirements

 

Strong quantitative background, minimum masters within a highly quantitative field

 

Strong coding ability in a scripting language – Python or C++ preferred

 

Track record of 4 years +