Equity Trading Strategist

  • Competitive GBP
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Miryco Consultants Ltd
  • 12 Sep 18 2018-09-12

We are working with a top tier Asset Management firm who looking for a highly quantitative trading specialist/strategist to sit within their Equities Front Office and focus on trading strategies and best execution in line with MiFid II.

The objective of this position is to assist the Equity Trading division by enhancing trading activity year on year via the in-depth analysis of the below concepts relative to the Investment Team:

  • Trading algorithms
  • Trading speed
  • Trading volumes
  • Trading behaviour
  • Trading flows
  • Future market impact

Additionally, the successful candidate will be a conceptual thinker with solid investment acumen, able to provide quantitative solutions and enhancement recommendations to the Front Office for effective implementation. Please also note that this is a new position that will require the constant re-evaluating of findings and the validating of hypothesis therefore, exceptional ability to articulate complex findings to the business is key.

Required Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of Equities & Trading
  • Minimum of two years Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) experience
  • Knowledge of Market Structure relative to Equities
  • Knowledge of Mifid II and the impacting factors following the January 2018 implementation
  • Ideally a holder of a full CFA or working towards (minimum level two passed)
  • Educated to Masters’ or PhD level in a numerate subject
  • Strong IT/computer programming skills required e.g. VBA, Excel, Python, Matlab

Salary £60,000 - £80,000

Sponsorship/Shortlisting

Please note, our client is unable to offer sponsorship for this opportunity. Finally, should you not be contacted within five working days of submitting your application, then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the opportunity. We will however, be in touch should there be any other opportunities of potential interest that are suiting to your skills.

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