Senior Quant Trader

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Trading, Origination and Sales

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Anthony Baron

  • Contact email:

    anthony@elevenrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    A - J6586_1563531202

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-18

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

New opportunity from a leading energy multinational to join their newly developed Digital Trading Team based in London.

As a Senior Quant Trader, you will be responsible for supporting development of trading activities in the energy markets, through to development and implementation of algorithmic, systematic and statistical trading strategies. 


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Actively develop algorithmic and systematic trading opportunities in the energy markets (gas, power, carbon, oil, coal) through data analysis and interaction with market specialists.
  • Hold PnL accountability and demonstrate risk management awareness
  • Build own tools to originate and bring-to-market new strategies on the back of statistical analysis
  • Work with front office IT specialists in delivering top end tools to create value
  • Perform and lead systematic market analyses, develop models to support decision, build back-testing capability to demonstrate value adding strategies
  • Develop a close relationship with market specialists (traders/analysts) to create product awareness
  • Advise on technological enhancement to the Desk


Skills & Competencies

  • Proven track record in delivering automated trading strategies and an interest in their development (High frequency trading experience an advantage)
  • Proven Risk management of position and execution
  • High degree of IT skills, including knowledge of statistical software, programming skills Python, C#, SQL, R
  • Experience in Deltix trading software an advantage
  • Excellent analytical skills and a high level of numeracy
  • Proven experience with Data mining technics - from simple to sophisticated analytic methods
  • Commercial awareness and interest
  • Proactive in achieving results and achieving targets - Proven track record of delivering innovative/top-end business ideas
  • Willingness to grow a business - entrepreneur mind-set, self-motivated, independent-thinker
  • Ability to foster and build strong relationships across teams
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills


Experience
Commercial or/and risk-taking experiences are required. Good knowledge and demonstrable experience of working with data and creating value through algorithmic and statistical trading
Past experience in the European energy industry an advantage