Senior Quant Analyst - XAsset Macro Trading

Brevan Howard Asset Management

Brevan Howard Asset Management

IT
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2023

MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE:

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Quantitative Analyst/Market Analyst with a specialized focus in Cross Asset Macro Trading to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will possess an in-depth understanding of financial markets, particularly across different asset classes, and have a strong proficiency in Python programming along with other technological skills. This position plays a critical role in supporting our trading strategies and market analysis, while also driving advancements in our technological infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

Market Analysis and Strategy Development:

  • Conduct thorough market analysis to understand and forecast market trends in the cross-asset macro domain.
  • Develop, back-test, and implement trading strategies in collaboration with the trading team.
  • Provide insights and recommendations based on market conditions and data analysis.

Quantitative Modelling and Analytics:

  • Employ statistical and mathematical methodologies to identify market opportunities.
  • Analyse large datasets to uncover patterns, correlations, and insights that can drive trading strategies.

Programming and Tool Development:

  • Utilize Python to develop tools and applications to automate trading processes and analytics.
  • Work on improving existing trading systems and contribute to enhancing the overall technological infrastructure.
  • Develop and maintain databases, data pipelines, and high-performance algorithms integral to the trading process.

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including trading, technology, and operations to drive projects to completion.
  • Communicate complex quantitative analyses and trading strategies to stakeholders in a clear and effective manner.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mathematics, Finance, Statistics, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in cross-asset macro trading, market analysis, and quantitative modelling.
  • Strong proficiency in Python, with solid experience in additional programming languages such as R, C++, or Java.
  • Good understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design optimized for high-frequency trading environments.
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets, particularly across different asset classes.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative, and deadline-driven environment.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.