eFX Quantitative Analyst, VP eFX Quantitative Analyst, VP …

State Street Corporation
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Apr 20
Competitive
State Street Corporation
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Apr 20
Competitive
State Street Corporation
eFX Quantitative Analyst, VP
State Street's electronic foreign exchange offering is a core component of our product range, making markets directly with counterparts, on exchanges and e-trading venues around the globe. Since inception we have sustained a considerable growth trajectory, becoming a significant player in this space by expanding our market making, algorithmic and benchmark execution capabilities.
The business is now looking to sustain this growth with further significant investment into eFX, to take our business to the next level. As part of this investment, we have a remit to expand our quant team globally, including in our London office. We are seeking a VP level candidate with relevant eFX experience, to contribute to this next phase of growth by taking a substantial role in our EMEA team. All quants on the eFX desk are in a hybrid role of researcher, developer and book runner, and hence you will be in responsible for full algo lifecycle-from inception to production. The primary focus of the role is to help enhance our market making capabilities, specifically:

  • Provide domain expertise on relevant areas of the business.
  • Analyse proprietary order flow data to improve pricing and optimize risk management.
  • Use public and proprietary data to identify new opportunities to increase trading volumes and generate new business.
  • Support and enhance our expanding eNDF offering.
  • Mentor and develop junior team members, with management responsibilities available for the right candidate


Qualifications/skills:
  • MSc or PhD in Mathematics/Physics/Engineering/Data Science or similar
  • Substantial experience in electronic foreign exchange, or electronic market making in another asset class
  • Up to date knowledge of the latest forecasting and machine learning techniques
  • Knowledge of a fast prototyping language such as Matlab, Python, R
  • Working knowledge of an object orientated programming language such as Java is a plus
  • Desire to work within a collaborative, team-driven environment
  • Strong communicator: be comfortable explaining results to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Previous management experience a plus

This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding team and become a key contributor in a business area fully supported by senior management.
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.

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