Equity Quant Strategist

Vor Ort
12 months
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
flag_no Schweiz

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Equities Trading Strategist

Keywords: Quantitative, Equity, Equities, Long, Short, Hedging, PhD, Hedge Fund, Investment Management, Proprietary, Strategies, Intraday, Java, Switzerland

Our client is an independent Systematic Asset Manager located in Switzerland with other offices in main financial centres around the world.

We are looking for an individual with strong academic credentials and a proven track record implementing successful Equities trading strategies to join our Asset Management client on a contract basis in Switzerland.

This person will join a team of outstanding market strategists (Quants) to work on developing new trading strategies that will then be executed on their own trading platform which has been developed using Java technologies.

Start date is ASAP.


  • Research and implement strategies on the firm's automated trading framework working in close collaboration with the firm's developers.
  • Analyse large data sets using advanced statistical methods to identify trading opportunities.
  • Develop a strong understanding of market structure of various exchanges and asset classes.


  • Quantitative background - includes degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science and Physics.
  • Programming proficiency with at least one major programming or Scripting language (eg C++, Java, Python)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Fluent English, German or French

This company invests heavily into their technological infrastructure and individuals with a deep understanding of the technological advances in finance will be viewed favourably.

This is an exciting opportunity for academically gifted individuals to join a highly collaborative team at a company with roots stemming from proprietary trading.

Due to the highly sensitive nature of personal contact details within the world of Systematic Trading, all CVs will be treated with utmost confidentiality.