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Foreign Exchange Spot Quantitative Trader

Employer
Deutsche Bank
Location
Charing Cross, Central London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Description:
Job Title Foreign Exchange Spot Quantitative Trader

Location London

Corporate Title Vice President

The Foreign Exchange (FX) Spot Quant Trading business operates on the exciting frontier between the latest quantitative algorithmic trading techniques and the biggest, most liquid, and most competitive market in the world. Acclaimed for innovation and client service by main industry publications, the business consistently ranks as a Top 3 FX Spot market-maker globally. In a client centric fashion, by combining market expertise, cutting edge quant research and ultra-low latency technology we aim to provide best in class pricing and risk management for our clients.

The trading team is responsible for everything from innovative idea generation through to real-time disciplined operation of our trading strategies. We partner with sales to serve our client franchise, and technologists to evolve our offering. We thrive on innovative thinking for energising the evolution of our trading, and actively seek diversity in our team to achieve this. The culture of the team is friendly, open minded, curious, collaborative, intellectually honest, pragmatic, respectful and data driven.

What we’ll offer you

A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That’s why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its centre.

You can expect:
  • Hybrid Working arrangements with the opportunity to work in the office and remotely from home
  • Competitive salary and non-contributory pension
  • 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days
  • Life Assurance and Private Healthcare for you and your family
  • A range of flexible benefits including Retail Discounts, a Bike4Work scheme and Gym benefits
  • The opportunity to support a wide ranging CSR programme + 2 days’ volunteering leave per year

Your key responsibilities
  • The focus of the role is innovation in quantitative trading, pushing the frontier of our sophistication and automation forward
  • This includes collaborative signal and model research, developing new electronic trading strategies, partnering with our technologists to get those into production, and working with the rest of the trading team to manage the optimisation and evolution of the system
  • There will also be opportunities to meet clients, partner with sales and work with them to optimise the liquidity we provide to our client franchise

Your skills and experience

We are broadly looking for people with a combination of the following skills:
  • A solid understanding and practical experience of Machine Learning (ML), including modern deep learning methods. Ideally you will have experience in Python ML and Reinforcement Learning libraries such as TensorFlow, Keras, Jax, Pytorch
  • Strong programming skills, potentially including Python, KDB
  • Experience or interest in quantitative research or data analysis
  • Educated to Bachelors degree (in subjects such as quantitative disciplines, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Machine Learning, Econometrics, Computer Science) or equivalent qualification/work experience
  • Able to articulate ideas in a clear and concise manner to enable effective communication across a diverse range of people and backgrounds

How we’ll support you
  • Training and development to help you excel in your career
  • Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities
  • Coaching and support from experts in your team
  • A culture of continuous learning to aid progression
  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs

About us and our teams

Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. Click here to see what we do.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Click here to find out more about our diversity and inclusion policy and initiatives.
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