High Frequency Quant Manager / London

Recruiter
Eka Finance
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
$High
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
12231167
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Role:-

As a Senior Quantitative Researcher, you will be responsible for producing empirical research that can be employed in higher frequency quantitative investment strategies with holding periods of hours to a few days. It is also expected that you will own the larger team's agenda on trading research / execution strategy. You will work both independently and in cooperation with the rest of the team. To conduct research, you will employ cutting edge technology such as cloud computing (e.g. AWS), high-performance computing (e.g. Slurm), big data (e.g. kdb+, Exasol) as well as cutting edge science in machine learning and statistics. You will have the opportunity to build out and manage a small team of 2-3 quantitative researchers within the larger PM team.

Requirements:-

At least 3 years of research / trading experience in either a quantitative investment setting or on a sell-side trading desk / algo research team with previous alpha / PnL contributions (or showing strong potential to generate these going forward).

First Class, Master's or PhD degree in a quantitative discipline e.g. hard science, engineering, computer & data science, math / stat / ML, finance

Experience in handling large, high frequency / tick datasets

Experience in Python or C++

Experience in using kdb+ / q (strongly preferred)

Experience in using python or C++ with parallel processing / cloud computing environments (preferred)

Knowledge of FIX (preferred).

Apply:-

Please send a PDF resume to quants@ekafinance.com