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Quantitative Researcher

Job title: Quantitative Researcher
Location: London
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: £120,000 - £140,000
Reference: 17402
Contact name: Oli Knight
Job published: April 21, 2023

Job description

Are you an outstanding Quantitative Researcher set on establishing yourself further within the systematic energy trading space? Are you excited by the prospect of utilising your unique blend of specific energy market knowledge, deep understanding of mathematics and strong programming skills? 

If so, this role could be perfect for you. My client is a specialist commodity hedge fund, with a lowkey presence in the market which allows their consistently market beating strategies to remain unmatched.

You'd be working as a senior Quant Researcher in a wider team of dedicated researchers, traders, and developers.

What will this give you?

  • Excellent compensation, with basic salary up to £150,000 and a high likelihood of a 100% bonus
  • A whole host of benefits including private healthcare and a strong pension
  • The opportunity to work in a genuinely world leading commodity trading house where you are surrounded by outstanding talent day in day out
  • An exceptional platform and brand to help establish your career within the systematic trading space

What will you do?

  • Research and build models for Alpha generation
  • Develop high performance and speed features for live trading and simulation within power markets
  • Whatever you can to drive the success of the fund forward - part of the appeal of this role is the responsibility and autonomy you will assume as a senior Quant

What do you need?

  • Five years of experience working as a Quant Research within the Commodity trading space
  • An exceptional academic background, demonstrated by a degree (ideally at least an MSc) in a STEM subject from a leading University
  • Strong programming experience, specifically with Python and ideally also C++
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