Trading Desk Analyst (Matlab, R, Python)


Salary:

GBP50000 - 60000 / annum

Location:

London

Date Posted:

March 6, 2018

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

06030-0010337132

Staffing Area:

IT


Description

Trading Desk Analyst (Matlab, R, Python)

This is a chance to join a global powerhouse the Financial Services markets.

You will be joining a leading real-time trading desk and related operations across all strategies, liaising with risk managers, senior management, researchers, software developers, systems engineers, external counterparties and customers in order to keep the business running 24/7. They closely monitor real world events and their impact on markets and if necessary undertake the appropriate action to ensure the best outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

As a member of the desk your responsibilities may include some or all of (but not be limited to) the following:

  • Supervise trading strategies and provide first level support to ensure smooth running of the business.
  • Work with developers to improve automated tools to aid monitoring and alerting in relation to key trading statistics (PnL, fill rates, signals, volumes etc). Investigate and assist in resolving issues in relation to key trading metrics.
  • Monitor and manage risk exposures when they arise.
  • Liaise with brokers, trading operations and back office on trade/position breaks, risk limits and margin requirements.
  • Propose suggestions for new strategies or ways to improve existing ones.
  • Conduct preliminary research into new strategy ideas.
  • Assist with project work relating to expansion into new markets or on boarding of new direct clients.

Candidate Attributes

Technical Skills and Experience

  • Ability to program in one or more analytical packages such as Matlab or R.
  • Ability to write re-useable code in either Python or Java and SQL.
  • Previous experience of electronic markets in FX, Equities or Futures beneficial.
  • Previous experience working on a highly automated market making desk very beneficial. Excellent Benefits on offer £50-£60K
  • PensionGym
  • Free Food
  • 20% Bonus
  • Health care

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-statement



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