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Life Trading UK Ltd
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Jul 21
Salary: competitive
Life Trading UK Ltd
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Jul 21
Salary: competitive
Working in a high calibre team based in London and Sydney, you will be trading equities with a focus on statistical arbitrage and systematic trading. You will also analyse market data to enhance current strategies and develop new ones.

The Company:

Life Trading is a small trading company with an atmosphere that is relaxed and flexible. We are focussed strongly on results and excellence, and emphasise a work-life balance and a team culture.


  • Trading – 50%
    • Work as part of a 24hr trading team 
    • Manually add, delete and modify orders on multiple exchanges using Bloomberg and brokers with the intent to trade profitably
    • Prudently manage trading risk within given parameters
    • Assist and collaborate with other traders and developers in all trading teams
    • Assist in development and analysis of trading signals, risk management and execution
  • Research and Development – 30%
    • Perform advanced data analysis in Python and MS Office, including analysis using our existing backtesting frameworks
    • Collaborate with developers and quant researchers for specification of improvements and new features that can aid the Equities team
    • Research quantitative methods to automate existing strategies to identify and efficiently trade opportunities
  • Admin – 20%
    • Follow and apply the company values and adhere to company policies
    • Report to Head of Equities
    • Adhere to all relevant exchange rules and regulations
    • Assist in management of corporate actions

Essential requirements:

  • 2-4 years EU trading equities for IB, fund, prop house or similar, where you are directly responsible for profit generation
  • Good knowledge of Bloomberg
  • Strong proprietary/discretionary trading experience
  • Fluent English

Preferable requirements:

  • DLC & DR trading experience
  • US equities trading experience
  • Bloomberg EMSX
  • Experience of working in a small team
  • Proven ability to work autonomously
  • Working experience of
    • Time series analysis
    • Python, Pandas or similar

If you would like to apply for this position, please send a covering letter outlining why you would be suitable, with your CV.  

All positions at Life Trading are subject to a police and bankruptcy check.

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