Job Description

Quant Strategist - Credit E-Trading 
Job Number: 20-00581
 
Grab the opportunity to achieve your full potential! Eclaro is looking for an Quant Strategist - Credit E-Trading 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!
 
Position Overview:
  • Assigned as permanent hires to Global Quants.
  • Perform financial and statistical analyses, conduct quantitative analytics and complex modeling projects.
  • Responsible for developing new models, analytic processes or systems approaches.
  • Generally, these are individuals who received MBAs in 2017, or are high performing analysts who have completed the analyst program and were promoted into this position at its conclusion.
  • The Credit e-Trading strats group part of the FICC Quantitative Strategies group is seeking a quantitative strategist to join the team in New York.
  • The team is responsible for the research, development and delivery of quantitative methods to inform and enhance the trading decisions of the Credit Flow desk.
  • The role requires a combination of quantitative, business and technical expertise and as such requires close co-operation with our partners in credit trading and technology.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Developing, testing and documenting algorithms to price and hedge corporate bonds
  • Enhancing existing infrastructure and algorithms
  • Developing and maintaining tools to inform hedging and trading decisions
  • Liaising regularly with traders to understand their requirements
  • Analyzing potentially large data sets to understand and predict market and client behavior
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Academic background at undergraduate or Masters/PhD level in a quantitative subject (Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or other analytical background)
  • Strong programming skills in Java, Python and q/kdb
  • Experience of designing, building, and managing production systems and knowledge of underlying infrastructures beneficial
  • Good problem solving skills and pragmatic approach
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to present complex ideas clearly
  • Previous experience of financial markets, credit electronic trading advantageous, but not a pre-requisite
 
If interested, you may contact:
Patty Cabalar
Patricia.Cabalar@eclaro.com
6468495353
Patty Cabalar | LinkedIn
 
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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