Quantitative Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Investment Technology Group (UK)
  • 17 Jul 18 2018-07-17

ITG is looking for an energetic and innovative Quantitative Analyst to join our Algo Analytics team.

Here at ITG, technology is our middle name. Literally. With nearly half of our staff working in technology roles, our technologists empower our business to provide best-in-class service to our clients around the world. From conceptualizing ideas to bringing them to market, ITG engineers work alongside our business units to build technology for institutional traders that enables them to improve returns for investors. 

WE’LL TRUST YOU TO:

  • Analyse client performance and make recommendations for improving trading strategy as part of our group’s efforts to optimize client trading activities and minimize client costs
  • Assist managers, traders, and sales with requests for data and analytical assistance
  • Participate in research relating to algorithmic trading products, liquidity management and market microstructure;
  • Carry out validation and interpretation of client performance reports
  • Contribute to maintenance and improvement of models underlying our existing trading algorithms;
  • Support the design of innovative algorithmic trading products.

WHAT YOU BRING WITH YOU:

  • Record of very strong academic achievement in a quantitative discipline (Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science)
  • Previous experience in a quantitative/development role (1 – 2 years’ ideal)
  • Experience working with and manipulating data, preferably using SQL, Sybase
  • Experience developing and maintaining software preferably using Python, Java Script, C#, NodeJS, RabbitMQ
  • Experience with machine learning is advantageous

YOU’RE JUST RIGHT FOR ITG IF YOU WANT:

  • Exposure to different technologies, such as C++, Linux, low latency, kernel bypass, machine learning, cloud and high-performance storage
  • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to client in three months
  • A smaller team environment with 3-8 developers
  • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
  • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
  • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
  • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
  • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
  • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between