• Permanent, Full time
  • Anson McCade
  • 2019-02-19
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Highly competitive
  • Full time

Equity QIS/STS Volatility Structuring Strats – VP/ED level

London based This is part of the Systematic Trading Strategy (STS) team. The STS team develops systematic investment strategies for their clients. This sub-team, the STS Volatility team, is focused on developing option based strategies such as systematic option selling and/or systematic option buying strategies.

You will be part of the STS Volatility team and hence focus on researching new strategy ideas and working with sales & clients to come up with customized solutions for them. Once an idea is developed and/or a client has decided on a specific solution for them, you will also work on the implementation of the strategies in combination with the STS legal and trading strat team.

Requirements:

My client is looking for an experienced professional that has some background in options and ideally in developing systematic trading strategies already.

  • Strong academic background with MS/PhD degree; ideally in quantitative subject such as mathematics, statistics, financial mathematics
  • Equity options, constructing cross asset vol strategies
  • Strong motivation to turn research into commercial impact
  • High standards for research work quality, high level of rigor and discipline
  • Intellectual curiosity, demonstrated interest in quantitative trading, market structure and behaviour
  • Team player, learning from others as well as sharing knowledge, desire to keep improving communication effectiveness

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coding skills
  • Experience in quantitative strategies/alternative risk premia
  • Multiple (European) languages