FX Quant Research Role

Ed East
12-07-2023 01:23 PM

Our client is a leading quantitative trading firm specialising in short and mid-term systematic trading of futures and FX strategies. They are a direct member of key exchanges such as CME, ICE and Eurex.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3-5 years quantitative research experience with a focus on pricing, alpha generation and hedging strategies at a market maker in FX and base metals  
  • Design and implement complex quantitative models and automated trading algorithms
  • Collaborate with Traders and Quant Researchers to optimize and improve trading strategies
  • Very Strong understanding of market microstructure in foreign exchange
  • Proven ability to analyze large amounts of data and draw useful commercial conclusions
  • Comfortable with full Strategy development, simulation, back-testing and implementation
  • Perform statistical analysis of algorithmic order executions or market-making activity to drive iterative improvements
  • Intelligently utilize internal and non-public sources of liquidity to minimize the impact of order execution
  • Strong academic background in Computer Science or an analytical field such as Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, etc. 
  • Strong software engineering background
  • Hedging strategies at a market maker in FX and base metals --> FX and/or Precious metals
  • Design and implement quantitative models and automated trading algorithms
  • A deployable profitable trading strategy in FX or futures markets
  • Excellent Return on Capital (ROC)
  • A proven track record
  • Experience at a proprietary trading firm, hedge fund or bank
  • Degree from a top college or university Programming skills in Python/C++


  • Competitive base salary
  • Highly competitive PnL payout
  • Medical/dental benefit package
  • Pension Plan and Insurance benefits
  • Casual and friendly work environment in a great neighbourhood / remote working.

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