Financial Services

Risk Manager or Trader

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Our client are one of the world's most respected and admired IT consultancies who are key business service suppliers to the biggest financial institutions globally. Due to recent growth they now have a fantastic opportunity for a Risk manager or High Frequency Trading consultant to join them on a project. 

Posted On: Friday, 4th October 2019
Location: London
Job Type:
Pay Rate: from €600 per day experience dependant
Duration: September 2019 until June 2020
Travel: Some small amounts potentially

Job Description:

As the expert in Algo-trading/ HFT you will be an invaluable team member whose role it will be to review governance, organisational processes, algorithm and systems of this global algo-trading business.

Your daily duties will be to provide:

  • Expertise in Algo-Trading / High-Frequency Trading (HFT)
  • A deep expertise in the review of the client Algo-Trading set-up to the existing worldwide business
  • You have the ability to understand algorithms and challenge Front-Office explanations
  • Support to the retro-documentation of this activity (organisation, processes, IT set up)

Ideally you have the following technical skills:

  • You are an expert in Algo-Trading / High-Frequency Trading (HFT) and have over 6+ years industry knowledge within the Capital markets sector
  • You preferably have a background as Trader or Risk Manager or Supervisor / COO of such business
  • You have worked across or have knowledge of the following markets: London, New York, Paris, Hong-Kong, Tokyo
  • You must have knowledge of MiFID2, RTS 6 (algo-trading) having ideally implemented it in a global corporate investment bank (CIB)

Other skills required:

  • You have strong Mathematical and IT skills required to understand the algorithms

Additional information:

  • The project language is in English therefore you should speak and understand it fluently
  • The project location will depend on the consultants preference but most likely you will be based in either London or Paris , New York or Hong Kong are also options for the project location

Preferred Skills: