Global Markets (Credit) Algo 2.0 Trader, DIR, London, #108718

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Credit Suisse -

London, London United Kingdom
Professional/Technical Services
19 Nov 2018
Annual Salary
We Offer
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking and asset management capabilities. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse has expanded to be a global force employing over 45,000 people in 50 countries. With new leadership, a new strategy and a streamlined global organization, we are set for growth. We partner across businesses, divisions and regions to create innovative solutions to meet the needs of our clients-and to help our employees grow. It is a high priority for us to continually invest in our employees by providing ongoing opportunities for training, networking and mobility. Join us and let's shape the future of Credit Suisse together

The opportunity is to join our Credit Investment Grade Trading team in London as a VP or Director depending on experience, with a focus on models and analytics for automated quoting and execution of corporate bonds.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Development, deployment and support of algorithms for automated quoting and trading of USD and EUR corporate bonds
  • Research, back-testing and reporting on quoting strategies and ongoing improvements to related infrastructure
  • Applying machine learning and statistical analysis to market movements and trade data
  • Working with the trading desk to ensure optimal usage of automated strategies and analytical tools

Work closely with Traders and Quant's on the Credit desk to understand the market and develop pricing solutions.
Take ownership and monitor existing USD Algo trading in London hours and lead the development of a new Algo focused on EUR corporate bonds
Provide regular status updates to our senior business partners (Managing Director level), and ensure the direction of the business is understood by all members of the team
Promotes and ensures compliance to the enterprise risk controls of the organization and external regulations

You Offer

7+ years experience in an algorithmic trading environment within capital markets industry.
Proven track record in creating, maintaining, enhancing algorithmic trading engines, order management systems and smart order routing solutions.
In-depth Knowledge of algorithmic trading and experience running Greenfield projects.
Knowledge of Pre and Post trade analytics, machine learning and pattern recognition is advantageous.
Extensive knowledge of Java and Object Oriented programming required
Statistical programming in Python, application of time series analysis and the applications to signal generation is essential
Thorough understanding of high capacity/low latency infrastructure
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience processing high frequency real time market data products required (e.g. Exegy, Multicast Exchange feeds, Reuters)
Experience with database applications and working knowledge of SQL
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Competitive Salary:
Closing date: 18th December 2018

Credit Suisse is committed to providing equal employment opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, civil partnership, marital or family status, pregnancy, disability or any other status that is protected as a matter of local law.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.

Reference: 599062049

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