CIB – Quantitative Research – Equity Derivatives Research – Associate – London

Last updated 40 minutes ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Opportunity

We are a team of front-office quants providing modelling solutions to the Equity Derivatives business. Our work combines classical quant finance with modern machine learning techniques to deliver best-in-class models to the trading desk. It includes:

  • Developing advanced pricing models and systematic hedging strategies for equity derivatives

  • Implementing these models in our quant library and trading/risk platforms, carrying out testing and writing documentation

  • Working closely with traders to solve problems and identify opportunities

  • Maintaining strong links with the machine learning and quant finance research communities, supervising projects, publishing and presenting academic papers.

Essential attributes

  • Experience in a front-office derivatives trading environment
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Good written and oral communication
  • Strong coding skills
  • Deep understanding of derivatives pricing theory and standard models

Desirable attributes

  • Hands-on experience of Reinforcement Learning
  • Professional Python/C++ development experience