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Quantitative Strategist

Petronius Capital
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Petronius Capital

Founding Partner Robert Kehres, previously Co-Founder of the investment management firm 18 Salisbury Capital, established Petronius Capital, a proprietary trading firm operating in the realm of quantamental finance, specializing in the art of exploiting inefficiencies within the equity derivatives markets.


Petronius Capital is headquartered in Berkeley Square of Mayfair, London and has an additional office located in One IFC of Central, Hong Kong.


The Quantitative Strategist role is hybrid, headquartered in Mayfair, London. The Quantitative Strategist will be responsible for developing and implementing trading strategies and conducting quantitative research and analysis.

  • Bachelor's and Master's degree in a STEM field, ideally from Oxford and/or Cambridge or a top 25 international equivalent
  • At least two years of professional experience in developing and implementing alpha-generating trading strategies
  • Proficiency in C and/or C++ and/or C# and/or Java
  • Strong understanding of quantitative analytics and robust statistics
  • Firm knowledge of derivatives, especially equity derivatives, and general shredness of undersandinf of the financial markets
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with minimal micromanagement
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills

Petronius Arbiter

Petronius Capital draws its name from Petronius Arbiter, a distinguished aristocrat esteemed at the opulent court of Emperor Nero. Bestowed with the epithet "arbiter elegantiarum," translating to "the foremost authority on elegance," Petronius Arbiter was renowned not only for his refined taste but also for his literary prowess. Unfortunately, through circumstances shrouded in mystery, he incurred the wrath of Emperor Nero, leading to his tragic demise by his own hand. The inspiration behind Petronius Capital's namesake lies in the harmonious convergence of Petronius Arbiter's expertise and the firm's financial acumen. Additionally, the inherent significance of the firm's chosen appellation is further enriched by its connection to the Latin term "arbiter," which encapsulates the essence of Petronius Capital's modus operandi.

Equal Opportunity

Petronius Capital is an equal opportunities employer that judges prospective candidates solely based on merit without regard for race, nationality, gender, religion, age, or marital status.

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