A successful Portfolio Manager candidate will have over two years experience committing capital, must excel at risk management and be the primary force behind the trading strategy.
My client is a leading quant hedge fund which specialises in fully automated trading. They have developed a fantastic automated trading platform, featuring direct market access to the major financial exchanges. They will provide the technology, the capital, detailed historical data and highest/quickest quality executions- you will leverage these tools to build profitable trading strategies.
This position will be directly responsible for generating profits for the company. A core part of my clients' culture is to share profits with people who are responsible for them. Therefore, this position is potentially very lucrative. You will be provided with the resources needed; it will be you who develops and drives these strategies to maximum profitability. As your strategies are proven, you will have the opportunity of building a team of Researchers and Junior Portfolio managers which will benefit your strategies and PnL.
Candidates should have:
2+ years managing and developing strategies and managing portfolio risk
M.S. or Ph.D. degree from a top-tier school in a technical, scientific, and/or quantitative field
2+ years experience with a major object oriented programming language (C++ / Java / C# preferred)
Strong desire to conquer the challenge of outperforming other financial market participants
Self-motivated, hard working, creative and competitive personality
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
For further information on this and similar opportunities please contact Daniel Morrison on 020 7780 6700 or alternatively via e-mail