Rates Algo Quant

London, United Kingdom
Jul 01, 2022
Jul 10, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Rates Algo Quant, you will be a part of SM&D (Statistical Modelling & Development) team, where you will be designing and developing mathematical algorithms to underpin our market analytics, execution strategies and models, pricing, hedging, pre/post trade analytics. Ultimately, the purpose is to create best in class the business logic and models underlying electronic liquidity offering to clients and the associated analytics.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?
• Being responsible for day to day running of the algorithms within Fixed Income Algo Trading
• Conducting Quantitative research on trading algos in the electronic fixed income space incl. model research/development and post trade analysis
• Interacting with the wider teams across Line Trading, Product, Technology, Sales, Compliance and Risk and potentially clients.
• Working and communicating across diverse teams on a day to day basis

What we're looking for:
• Bachelor's degree in numerical/scientific subject
• Exceptional logical thinking, problem solving, mathematical and programming skills (Python, C++, JAVA or similar)
• Exceptional understanding of econometrics, statistics and machine learning tools

Skills that will help you in the role:
• PhD or Master's degree in a technical discipline such as statistics, computer science, mathematics, physics, quantitative finance, operations research or similar
• Prior experience as a quant researcher/trader with algorithms for Fixed income trading in either a sell side or buy side setup
• Ability to multitask and work in a dynamic environment individually and as part of a team

Where will you be working?
5 North Colonnade is home to our investment bank and is in the heart of Canary Wharf, just a short walk from our headquarters at Churchill Place. It boasts an array of onsite amenities such as dry cleaner as well as a deli and buffet style staff restaurant. The building is easily accessible by tube, docklands light railway and all major bus links. The atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.

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