Volatility Trader Volatility Trader …

Caxton
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Aug 19
£90,000 to £125,000
Caxton
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Aug 19
£90,000 to £125,000
Role Title: Volatility Trader/Quantitative Analyst Department: Trading Location: London Salary: £90,000 to £125,000 Application close date: August 12th 2019

The Company:

Caxton Associates, founded in 1983, is a New York-based trading and investment firm with further offices in New Jersey, London, Sydney and Singapore. Caxton Associates’ primary business is to manage client and proprietary capital through global macro hedge fund strategies.  Assets are managed via a broad mandate to trade in a variety of global markets and instruments. 

The role:

We are looking for a Junior Volatility Trader/Quantitative Analyst to work with a Portfolio Manager on a Global Cross Asset Volatility portfolio. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about relative value volatility strategies and their risk management in an established macro hedge fund. The successful candidate can look forward to strong career development including progression to a junior Portfolio Manager role if it fits their profile and performance.

The successful candidate must have strong analytical skills, be able to learn quickly on the job and respond effectively in volatile market conditions. The candidate must know or be able to pick up programming in Python, and be able to analyze and back-test volatility trading strategies using Python, Excel or Bloomberg.   

Experience Required:

  • World Class academic background
  • 2 to 5 years of derivative trading experience, preferably in equities but also open to FX/Credit options. 
  • The candidate should have a strong grounding in options pricing in their space
  • Solid understanding of macroeconomics
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