Quantitative Trader

Job description

Company

WEBB Traders is a fast-growing global proprietary trading company and market maker, active in electronic trading on leading international financial markets, driven by technology. We are entrepreneurial and innovative - embracing teamwork and creativity. Our headquarters is in Amsterdam city centre, and we also have offices in Paris, London and Hong Kong from where the regional and US markets are traded.

 

WEBB has opportunities for an experienced Quantitative Trader in Amsterdam or London

We are looking to expand our trading team with an experienced quantitative trader who is currently running proven and profitable strategies with holding periods from minutes to few hours. A track record of at least 2 years with an annualized Sharpe-Ratio of 2 and above. Amsterdam or London based.


Key responsibilities

  • Design and implement new trading algorithms within the current framework.
  • Monitor trading activity.
  • Expand trading scope to new markets and product classes.

We offer

  • The opportunity to join a highly professional team in a very challenging market
  • Be part of a fast growing and ambitious company
  • A competitive reward package
  • Facilities to develop your skills and competences
  • Healthy lunch at the office
  • Free sport facility
  • Travel costs reimbursement
  • Fun activities with colleagues on regularly base
  • Opportunity to work from London in the near future

Requirements

Experience

  • Quantitative academic background, preferably MSc/PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering;
  • At least three years of experience in statistical arbitrage trading within mid-frequency till high frequency space
  • Realized portfolio Sharpe Ratio must be above 2 over the past two years;
  • Experience performing statistical analysis with Matlab, R or a similar software package;
  • Experience programming in one of C#/Java/C++ language desirable;
  • Asset universe should be mainly equities, fixed income or FX are a plus.

    Skills

      • Driving execution and Accountability
      • Innovative and Initiative
      • Well-balanced and rational by character
      • Strong communicator and team player