Quantitative Trading Assistant

How to apply

Summary

Ediphy is a leading-edge FinTech firm, providing data-driven trading execution services to the financial industry, leveraging a unique technology platform to optimise execution strategy and achieve best execution. We are looking for a quant trading assistant to join our trading desk. The position offers an immediate growth path to Quantitative Trader.

The role would suit a graduate with aptitude and relevant subject experience, or someone with relatively modest experience to date. Experience in a trading environment would be a plus.

The successful candidate would be onboarded for an initial 6-week programme, designed to be challenging and fast-paced and allow candidates to apply their skills to real working scenarios. At the end of the six-week period, successful candidates will be offered a full time role.

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Required skills

  • Candidates will have a highly analytical and focussed approach
  • Minimum of 2:1 degree, preferably with a significant component of quantitative analytics and finance
  • Some level of coding skills and experience
  • A passion for technical analysis and problem resolution
  • Ability to operate under pressure
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Desirable experience

  • Exposure to additional programming languages: Python, JavaScript, Java, C++
  • Experience of a trading environment
  • Specific Fixed Income financial instrument theoretical knowledge
  • Exposure to cloud-based platforms and technologies
  • Behavioural traits

    • Analytical: An individual who is able to identify an issue and isolate it by process of elimination
    • Self-starter: An individual who can independently tackle problem solving issues
    • Effective and open communicator: Ediphy has a strong ethos of transparency and openness within the company
    • Calm under pressure: Able to operate at a consistently high level of performance, irrespective of external pressure
    • Versatile: An individual who can adapt to different functions or activities

    How to apply

    If you are interested in joining the team, please email us with some information about yourself, your area of interest, and by attaching your CV: hiring@ediphymarkets.com