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Head of Operations

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(Quantitative/ Algorithmic/ Proprietary Trading)

Do you like being part of a team that is open, diverse, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and fun?

My client is an investment management company specializing in Quantitative/Algorithmic and Proprietary trading. With their core team built with computer scientists, mathematicians and financial traders, they focus on creating and delivering value-accruing investment solutions for their global investor base. 

What you will be doing

Deliver high quality systematic strategies in production.
Cover all aspects of the algorithmic trading strategy including the exchange price feeds, financial indicators, market making algorithms, back-testing engine, tick data management, exchange simulators and trading gateways.
Manage and work closely with a range of investment management professionals including quantitative analysts/developer, traders and operation staff.
Maintain the algorithm suite, monitor continuous trading flow, strategy performance and all relevant risks.
Focus on stability and capacity, diagnose trading issues, enhance the strategy suite.
Lead the full strategy trading cycle from risk calibration to trade executions.
Test, certify, and roll out new Algo versions, engage with IT to deliver supporting technology.
Use TCA/Performance analysis to track performance and suggest trading methodology changes.

What you bring

Experience in leading and training team members, setting strategy and monitoring progress towards goals.
Up to 8 years’ experience in Market-Making or High Frequency Trading experience.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a quantitative field Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical engineering, Economics or Finance.
Capacity to multi-tasking a fast-paced environment while keeping string attention to detail.
Strong quantitative skills entrepreneurial attitude, creative problem-solving skills, and ability to implement iterative improvements to trading systems.
Strong capacity to communicate with technologists, data scientists and traders across the globe.

What we offer you

Competitive salary and benefits.
A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities.
An international work environment and a dedicated and motivated team.

If this sounds like you, please send your updated cv to me at [email protected]

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