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Equities Trading Supervisor

The Voleon Group, London

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Duration: Full-Time


Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multi-billion-dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future. 
 
Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced finance and technology professionals. You will be working with strategies that are at the forefront of machine learning and statistical arbitrage. The strategies have been carefully designed to generate non-correlated returns. Our firm and its strategies are the product of many years of meticulous research and craftsmanship, and you will lead the way in stewarding them for the future.
 
In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages, unparalleled access to our experts and founders, plus a collaborative and collegial work environment.
 
As the Equities Trading Supervisor, you will report directly to the Head of Trading. You will supervise our systematic trading program in American and European equities markets. You will become an expert in market microstructure and low latency trading strategies. This role is a means to make a difference: you will ensure that our research efforts become reality in the markets.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor high-volume trading and portfolio risk, track real-time market developments
  • Contribute to the codebase underlying automated trading operations
  • Measure and improve execution by creating high-value reports
  • Apply programmatic solutions to scale and expand trading operations
  • Work American and European market hours from our London office

Requirements

  • At least one year of relevant work experience (quantitative trading experience preferred)
  • Experience using a Unix-like OS
  • Proficiency in a programming language
  • Experience in data analysis and visualization
  • Academic or practical familiarity with statistics
  • Working knowledge of relational databases
  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline
  • Authorization to work in the UK
“Friends of Voleon” Candidate Referral Program
 
If you have a great candidate in mind for this role and would like to have the potential to earn $7,500 if your referred candidate is successfully hired and employed by The Voleon Group, please use this form to submit your referral. For more details regarding eligibility, terms and conditions please make sure to review the Voleon Referral Bonus Program.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
 
The Voleon Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

About The Voleon Group

Co-founded in 2007 by two leading scientists, The Voleon Group combines an academic approach to research with an emphasis on scalability and risk management to deliver cutting-edge technology at the forefront of the finance industry. Many of our leaders and employees hold doctorates in statistics, computer science, and mathematics, among other quantitative disciplines. We are committed to exemplary performance in all aspects of our research and operations, while maintaining a culture of intellectual curiosity and flexibility. Voleon’s CEO holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford and previously founded and led a successful technology startup. Our Chief Investment Officer/Director of Research is a Statistics faculty member at UC Berkeley, where he earned his Ph.D.

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