Senior Quant Trader
WEBB Traders B.V.
5 dagen geleden
source : Techniekwerkt

Do you want to take the next step in your career, looking to share your experience and mentor junior quants? Then we are looking for you

Your role

Are you the Senior Quant able to inspire our team with quantifiable trading ideas?

WEBB Traders is looking for a Senior Quant Trader in Amsterdam that is able to bring the quant team to the next level. The team is young, driven and works closely together to meet the team goals.

Do you want to take the next step in your career, looking to share your experience and mentor junior quants? Then we are looking for you

As a Senior Quant Trader, you are responsible for the development and execution of data-driven strategies in financial markets.

You will have total understanding of how strategies should operate, recognise odd behaviour and market patterns or characteristics to improve an existing- or develop a new strategy.

As a Senior Quant Trader, you will :

Develop- and execute data-driven strategies in financial markets.

Guide junior quants to a successful implementation of new trading strategies.

Interpret day-to-day trading reports and suggest improvements based on those reports.

Backtest new trading ideas or strategy improvements and set course for future research.

Contribute to all aspects of the trading desk activities, including : position reconciliation, risk management tasks, and post trade analysis.

Work closely together with other trading teams and the Risk department.

Continue building towards a more automated and data-driven trading environment and make it future proof.

Report key results of the team to the management board.

Effectively and critically challenging others when necessary.

Your profile

5+ years of experience as a quant trader or part of a quant trading team with a proven track record

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Computational Finance (or equivalent)

Experience supporting and coaching junior employees

Good understanding of market microstructure

Very creative and able to come up with new trading ideas

Can translate patterns into quantifiable trading models

A driven, innovative and enterprising team player

A strong analytical thinker, risk tolerant, stress resistant and up-to-date with latest developments.

Nice to haves

Good programming skills, preferably in Python

Easily able to translate trading ideas into code

Knowledge of GCP or a similar cloud computing solution.

Experience with version control (Git), unit testing, code coverage and code reviewing

What we offer

The opportunity to join a highly professional and driven team in a very challenging market

Be part of a fast growing and ambitious company

Facilities to develop your skills and competencies

A competitive reward package

Healthy lunch at the office

Free sport facility

Travel costs reimbursement

Fun activities with colleagues on regular base

A great office in the center of vibrant Amsterdam

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