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VP, Cross-Asset Strat, Quantitative Strategies Group

London, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job description

We require a strat/technologist to work in the Cross Asset Strats team. We work outside of the traditional IT organisation and sit on the trading floor in London, responding directly to end-user requests.

Our team writes programs in Python that run on the Bank’s strategic platform, Quartz, to answer questions that relate to the entire global markets trading business.

Seeking candidates with the following:

  • You love to program and are comfortable with a variety of programming languages and paradigms (e.g. Lisp, Haskell, C++, Python).
  • You have written your own scripting language, or at least know how you might go about it
  • You appreciate functional programming concepts and writing algorithms in a functional style
  • You have good mathematical abilities and want to learn more about using mathematical techniques to analyse data
  • You have financial and quantitative knowledge, and would like to learn more

Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD or equivalent level preferred
  • Proven experience within a relevant quant/finance field.
  • Excellent programming skills in python preferred, C++ is also ok.
  • Good business and modeling knowledge across asset classes.
  • Prior experience working in front office is preferable.
  • Ability to work independently when given complex tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent mathematical skills.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job description

We require a strat/technologist to work in the Cross Asset Strats team. We work outside of the traditional IT organisation and sit on the trading floor in London, responding directly to end-user requests.

Our team writes programs in Python that run on the Bank’s strategic platform, Quartz, to answer questions that relate to the entire global markets trading business.

Seeking candidates with the following:

  • You love to program and are comfortable with a variety of programming languages and paradigms (e.g. Lisp, Haskell, C++, Python).
  • You have written your own scripting language, or at least know how you might go about it
  • You appreciate functional programming concepts and writing algorithms in a functional style
  • You have good mathematical abilities and want to learn more about using mathematical techniques to analyse data
  • You have financial and quantitative knowledge, and would like to learn more

Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD or equivalent level preferred
  • Proven experience within a relevant quant/finance field.
  • Excellent programming skills in python preferred, C++ is also ok.
  • Good business and modeling knowledge across asset classes.
  • Prior experience working in front office is preferable.
  • Ability to work independently when given complex tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent mathematical skills.

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21080997

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Luke Richardson

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
2 KING EDWARD ST, London, EC1A 1HQ