Senior Quantitative Proprietary Trader

  • £80k - 120k per year + bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • GQR Global Markets
  • 13 Sep 17

A award winning client with a focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedgefunds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Our Client can confidently offer you an edge in today's volatile market.

London based hedge fund seeking to add a senior quantitative proprietary trader to develop a new side of the business.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Actively perform quantitative research on the crude oil and distillates market for proprietary trading.
  • Produce the analytic tools for the corresponding product space.
  • Design and implement systematic strategies for OTC and exchange traded crude and distillate products.
  • Set an acceptable capital and risk allotment across the implemented strategies.
  • Responsible for developing systematic strategies and trading based on generated algorithmic signals.
Key Qualifications / Experience
  • Thoroughly proficient with computer programming - C++, R, SQL essential and Matlab.
  • Demonstrable history of quantitative research and trading using personally derived systematic strategies.
  • Target orientated with the passion and drive to exceed expectations and run a team of performance driven colleagues.
  • Experienced in Crude oil and distillates derivatives pricing models.
  • Located in London or happy to re-locate.