Quantitative Researcher – Algo Trading

Amsterdam – 80-120K + OTE

My client is a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded over 25 years ago who is looking to hire an experienced Quantitative Researcher to join the Amsterdam based team.

As a member of one of their trading teams, a Quantitative Researcher will be using the in-house trading system—one of the most innovative most technical advanced in the world—to develop and deploy algorithmic trading strategies based on patterns in market behavior.

What will you be doing?

·        Designing, implementing, and deploying trading algorithms

·        Exploring trading ideas by analyzing market data, market micro-structure and alternate data for patterns

·        Creating tools to analyse data for patterns

·        Contributing to libraries of analytical computations to support market data analysis and trading

·        Developing, augmenting, and calibrating exchange simulators

What will you bring?

·        A Masters or PhD degree from a top-tier university in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or equivalent STEM degree, with outstanding, exceptional grades.

·        Experience in high-frequency trading or quantitative trading is preferred from leading firms.

·        A strong background in mathematics and statistics and a good track-record developing alpha

·        Proficiency in back-testing, simulation, and statistical techniques (auto-regression, auto-correlation, and Principal Component Analysis)

·        Solid data-mining and analysis skills, including experience dealing with a large amount of data/tick data

·        Familiarity with signal generation and statistical models

·        Strong programming skills in Python and C++

What is in it for you?

Their office is located in the heart of Amsterdam’s financial district, and is easily accessible by public transport links. While they work hard, their open workplace, casual clothed workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:

·        Competitive salary and bonuses

·        25 days of paid holiday per year plus bank and public holidays

·        Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis

·        Pension, medical and dental, group life and income protection schemes

·        Reimbursement for health and wellness expenses

·        Free events and workshops

·        Donation matching program

There strategies are fully systematic from strategy to execution and they are extremely successful, that is why they are looking for the best of the best!

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