Head of High Frequency Trading - Global Hedge Fund - New York or Chica
Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by Paragon Executive
• Short horizon alpha, US Equities traders with holding periods between seconds and minutes.
• +5 years of relevant Hedge Fund industry experience.
•Experience in short horizon Alpha frequency trading and US equities expertise, ideally gained from working for a leading Systematic Hedge Fund or Global Quantitative Alternative Asset Manager as a PM, Sub PM or Trader.
• Solid understanding of market micro structure
•Experience in high volume systematic strategy oversight
•Outstanding technical skills and programming abilities, and ideally you will have a STEM background (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Maths degree) from a top IVY League University.
Strong communication skills - must present ideas in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
For a discrete conversation about the role please reach out to our Executive Search Consultant Jackie Banner
Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to candidates who have had previous experience and a successful track record.
T 1This is a great opportunity for an experienced US Equities Trader with high frequency trading and alpha research experience to join a leading global blue chip hedge fund and take their career to the next level by leading the HFT business. **Applicants must have experience with research, alpha generation, and trading US Equities with holding periods between seconds and minutes. Ideally will have proven track record in the form of PnL and returns.**