Global Markets, Equities Systematic Trading Strategies (STS) Strats, Associate, London
Location: London, United Kingdom
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 16210426
Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.
Job description GLOBAL MARKETS Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor. OUR IMPACT The Strats business unit is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological expertise to solve complex business problems. Working within the firm's trading, sales, banking and investment management divisions, strats use their mathematical and scientific training to create financial products, advise clients on transactions, measure risk, and identify market opportunities. The Systematic Trading Strategies (STS) team in particular develops systematic investment products for our clients.
You will join the Equities STS Strats team, and hold a key front-office role responsible for developing, maintaining the STS products with a particular focus on platform business. For example, you would work closely with other job functions including sales, trading, structurers to improve clients' experience through post-trade analytics, positions reporting, and marketing tools etc. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR The role will cover the full spectrum of development and maintenance of STS strategies, including implementation in the front-office modelling system, product development, parameter analysis and robustness testing, integration into front-office pricing and risk models, ongoing support for production indices and risk systems, and working with the relevant sales and trading teams on marketing and platform solutions for clients.
Strong academic background in a quantitative or technical discipline
Advanced coding and software design skills in any recognized programming language e.g. Python, Java, C++
Understanding of basic financial math concepts, e.g. Black Scholes pricing and strong interest in finance
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Comfortable managing multiple stakeholders, demonstrating initiative and showing commercial impact
Experience implementing or developing systematic trading strategies
We are open to considering requests for flexible working
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