Trading Analyst/Developer

A global finance company is seeking a talented recent graduate with excellent technical skills (Unix, Ksh, Python) to join their
"Data Trading Lab" London team. This entry level front office role is an excellent opportunity
to join a growing firm and gain lots of exposure to the financial markets.

The "Data Trading Lab" is responsible for monitoring production trading systems and live trading of portfolios.
This is a good opportunity to learn about market structure so an interest in finance is a must. The group is also responsible for creating different data sets available for research and perform realtime trading integrations.

This is a great opportunity for a passionate technologist candidate who loves problem-solving in a production environment and enjoys using data science techniques to work with massive amounts of data. Day-to-day you will be solving interesting problems using Python on a Unix platform, writing programs to ingest data sets from dozens of sources and doing deep analysis of data sets to identify errors/anomalies, improve data quality and usability.

You will also work with extremely talented technical end users within the company. You will be responsible for monitoring existing data pipelines and working together with researchers to identify new sources of data and improve existing ones. Our multi-petabyte data storage is managed across private and public cloud services, so you will have exposure to AWS and potentially other cloud providers.

Candidate should be able to work in fast-paced multi-disciplinary environments and should have a strong desire to learn and remain current on a wide range of development technologies.
We have offices and users in multiple locations across the US, Europe and Asia so strong communication skills are key.

Location:

London

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring live trading to make sure we trade all portfolios correctly

  • Monitoring production trading and risk systems

  • Troubleshooting problems as they arise

  • Contribute to the development of new ideas to help maximise profits.

  • Data science projects

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, EE or other computational discipline from a top tier university.

  • Strong educational grounding in basic statistics and mathematics

  • Coding experience with Python

  • Linux scripting experience using shell

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Interest in the financial markets

Nice To Have:

  • Linux systems administration

  • Experience with systems support

Quantbot Technologies LP is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and as such does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.