Head of Trading

  • £160,000 - £180,000
  • Penycae
  • Permanent
  • Quantitve Finance

Job description

Head of Trading - Digital Assets, HFT

Are you an experienced Quantitative Trader with specific expertise within HFT? Furthermore, are you excited by the prospect of playing a leading role within a specialist Digital Assets systematic fund as they look to scale up and build on a highly succcessful first five years trading?

If so, this could be a perfect fit for you. Based out of Midtown, my client are agile, ambitious, and highly profitable, and as a result are looking for a head of trading to help take them to even greater heights.

What will you get out of this role?

  • Extremely competitive basic salaries and total compensation. Due to the early status of the fund they are flexible - nothing is off the table, particularly with regards to bonus/pnl split
  • The opportunity to take responsibility for a team, imparting your experience and wisdom within HFT to junior traders and researchers working with you
  • Adding to this, the chance to really leave your mark on an already successful firm looking to rise to the top of the systematic trading space within digital assets.

What will you do in this role?

  • Take ownership of the research and analysis of new HFT strategies for the fund
  • Optimise efficiency of existing trading platforms whilst playing a pivotal role in technical direction of further greenfield functionalities
  • Cultivate and lead a team of top tier traders, researchers, and analysts

What will you need?

  • Demonstrated, extensive experience as a Quant Trader - ideally at least five years of commercial experience, of which ideally three would be with digital assets.
  • Rigorous understanding of the intricacies of algorithmic trading
  • Competency within systematic market making
  • BSc/MSc in a quantitative subject from a reputable university

Get in touch to find out more - this is a truly exceptional opportunity with the potential to genuinely elevate your career.

Oli Knight Associate Vice President

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