Experienced Quantitative Researcher at Flow Traders

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
· a month ago
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Full time
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Experienced
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Flow Traders is looking for experienced Quantitative Researchers to join our growing Equity, Fixed Income, Options, Cryptocurrency or FX desk at our Amsterdam office. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business.  We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities.
As a firm, we are at the intersection of Scientific Research, Finance and cutting edge Technology. Financial markets have made a rapid shift from trading in the pit towards algorithmic trading, and our firm has developed into a FinTech company.  
A successful Quantitative Researcher, first and foremost, must be an expert in mathematics and statistics. We are looking for someone who loves to work with numbers and code automated trading algorithms. You should have an innate desire to generate and backtest new trading ideas, with generation of alpha and automated strategies as ultimate output goals. You will work alongside Traders and Quantitative Researchers on state of the art trading solutions. If you have a passion to solve and code mathematical problems, then this opportunity is for you.
 
What you will do
  • Collaborate with Traders and Quant Researchers to optimize and improve trading strategies
  • Research and analyze financial data to find exploitable patterns
  • Design and implement complex quantitative models and automated trading algorithms
 
What you need to succeed
  • 2-7 years quantitative research experience with a focus on pricing and hedging strategies at a market maker
  • A Master degree in Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science or similar (PhD preferred)
  • Strong understanding of market microstructure in the asset class of expertise (equity, fx, fixed income, options or crypto)
  • Proficient in programming (e.g. Java and Python)
  • Experience in low latency set ups
  • Strong mathematical and statistical skills
  • Ability to reason logically, deliver under pressure and take ownership
  • Competitive attitude, eager to learn, proactive and able to work in a team
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
 
Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.

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Flow Traders, named “ETF Market Marker Europe" by the Annual Global ETF Awards for the last eight consecutive years is an international leading trading house. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in New York and Singapore, Flow Traders trades equities as well as derivatives, currencies and bonds on exchanges around the world.

Flow Traders is a privately held financial firm that keeps pace with global markets. Our business expands each day by adding new products across an ever-broadening range of markets around the globe.

Flow Traders stays ahead of the competition by focusing on technology and niche competencies in markets where every second counts. This requires access to the best information and the ability to respond instantly. To achieve this, Flow develops its own software in-house. Our team of software developers works in partnership with experienced traders to identify and execute tomorrow's strategies, making Flow a daily pioneer in professional trading.