FX Option Quantitative Analyst, Remote

Confidential
Published
3 March 2024
Location
London, UK

Description

We are working with a highly successful FinTech firm that delivers derivative pricing tools and analytics for traders at hedge funds and investment banks. Due to sustained success, the firm are looking to add a quant analyst to help to build out a new asset class (FX Options). This role would suit a quant with 2-3 years experience who is keen to work on greenfield projects in a flexible, supportive working environment. The role will involve building and maintaining pricing models for traders, so this type of experience will be highly relevant. The firm team work remotely, with regular (weekly, optional) in person sessions to develop and maintain their progressive culture, and help to support personal development. Team members are trusted to take on responsibility, so there is no micro management. This will suit a FX quant who is happy working independently and who is confident in their ability to build models. The role also requires strong coding skills but they are agnostic in terms of what language someone specialises in. This role will involve working with senior team members to help build out new pricing models. The client base consists of traders at leading hedge funds and investment banks. Ideally, the candidate will be confident in communicating with traders. The firm have had success due to delivering accurate prices quicker than other systems. The focus of the firm is within options and they are looking to hire a quant who can help them build a model for FX options. This is an exciting opportunity to work on greenfield projects in a collaborative and supportive environment. Requirements: Excellent Academic background in highly quantitative subject Strong coding skills 2 years plus experience as a quant analyst focused on FX Options Collegiate, team based approach Happy working and learning in a largely remote based work environment Due to demand we are advertising this role anonymously. If you would prefer to speak to someone before submitting a CV, please send a blank application to the role and someone will be in touch to discuss. We can only respond to highly qualified candidates.

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