Role: Futures Mid-Frequency Trader
Salary: Competitive and candidate dependent
A global, multi-billion euro, prop trading firm is seeking an experienced quantitative trader to join their expanding mid-frequency futures trading desk in Amsterdam. If you are looking for an intellectually challenging and highly rewarding role in the heart of European finance then please do not hesitate to apply.
Fluent in English.
MSc or PhD in a quant-related field e.g. mathematics, physics, statistics/econometrics, computer science.
Experience working at a top proprietary trading firm, quantitative hedge fund, or bank.
3+ years' experience in the futures space with a proven track record of achieving a Sharpe Ratio above 2.5 and alpha/signal generation.
Experience using R, Python, and C++ (on Linux).
The ideal candidate has experience creating and managing their own strategies while being able to contribute in a team environment.
Implementing non-latency sensitive strategies from a few seconds/minutes up to 2 weeks holding periods.
Large preference for intraday strategies, ideally around 30 mins.
Possibility to operate either as an independent 'sub-PM'-type role or as part of a highly collaborative team wherein the hire will contribute ideas for new strategies as well as optimize the team's existing strategies.