Job Description

Reference # : 17-04645Title : Java Python for FX ecommerce
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 05/15/2017
Description
Java Python Strategist for FX ecommerce

Grab the opportunity to achieve your full potential! Eclaro is looking for a Java Python Strategist for FX ecommerce for our client in New York, NY.

Eclaro’s client is one of the world's largest financial institutions, committed to providing the tools and services that bridge the gap between customers and their goals. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

Eclaro International is currently recruiting for Java Python for FX ecommerce for one of our financial services clients.

POSITION BACKGROUND
Global Foreign Exchange E-Commerce is one of the client’s fastest growing and dynamic trading desks. As FX markets accelerate their adoption of electronic trading, the FX e-commerce desk is recognized as a focus of future investment and a driver of innovation. FX e-commerce operates as a global business with members of the team operating in three key business centers (New York, London, and Hong Kong).

The EFX Quantitative Strategies Group (QSG) team works closely with traders running the global electronic FX Spot trading business by building trading models for electronic market making, algorithmic execution, automated risk management and more. They operate in close cooperation with client partners in FX e-commerce sales and technology.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The focus of this role is on FX algorithmic execution. This includes algorithmic trading, smart order routing, analytics, and execution consulting services. The strategists on the team develop the execution models and strategies, monitor and optimize their performance, and generate the quantitative content they provide to their clients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
  • Conduct market microstructure models and signals research
  • Conduct execution strategy research and back-testing
  • Work closely with the technology team to implement next-generation execution algorithms
  • Perform infrastructure development in Python and Java for performance monitoring, model calibration and production of analytics, and transaction cost analysis
  • Provide broad team support in the various aspects of our electronic trading business
  • Drive new initiatives and products in the electronic trading space

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Strong academic background at Masters/PhD level in a quantitative subject (Mathematics, Statistics,
  • Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or other analytical background)
  • Significant experience in algorithmic trading and execution, ideally in FX
  • Experience with pre and post-trade transaction cost analysis (TCA)
  • Good understanding of market microstructure concepts including optimal execution, market impact, and order placement models

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
  • Strong programming experience ideally in Java and Python
  • Strong statistical / data analysis and, ideally, machine learning skills; other preferred skills include probability, numerical analysis, optimization techniques
  • Great communication skills in order to interact effectively with our partners and contribute to the production of client content
  • Ability to work well independently and in teams
  • Commercial mindset and an interest in financial markets and quantitative finance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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