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Production Trader, Trading Team

Tower Research Capital
Production Trader, Trading Team
London, GB
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Job Description

Tower Research Capital is a global quantitative trading firm engaged in high- frequency trading and algorithmic trading strategies across various financial markets, founded in 1998. Tower Research Capital utilizes advanced technology, sophisticated algorithms, and vast amounts of data to execute trades rapidly and efficiently, on a wide range of asset classes, including equities, futures, and options. Tower Research Capital activities involve quantitative research, developing proprietary trading models, market analysis, and risk management. As a leading player in the financial industry, Tower Research Capital continually innovates and adapts to changing market conditions to generate profits from short-term price discrepancies and market inefficiencies.

Tower Research Capital seeks a Production Trader to join one of its Trading Teams in London. You will be joining the Trading Operation Team. As a Production Trader, you will play a crucial role in day to day monitoring of all the automatons trading across all the European Markets covered by the trading team, globally with 100 members.


  • Monitor morning/evening maintenance operation
  • Intraday monitoring of all the trading automatons: internal KPIs, Tower Risk Limits
  • Ensure intraday communication with the internal Compliance and Risk department
  • Monitoring and Hedging some exposures manually
  • Provide feedback and analysis to quants on algo behavior to help them improve models


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a STEM related field (or equivalent practical experience). A Master's degree is preferred
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a **** fast-paced, collaborative and geographically distributed environment
  • Experience with scripting and programming languages such as Python and Bash
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities
  • Basic knowledge of both Equities and Equity Derivatives trading

Nice to Have

  • Experience with workflow management and task scheduling
  • Experience in Index Arbitrage systematic trading
  • Specific trading knowledge in any major Exchange


The Production Trader will receive a base salary commensurate with the candidate’s level of experience and qualifications. Additionally, a performance-based bonus will be offered, which will be determined based on individual and company performance metrics.


Tower's office is located in the heart of London’s financial district, and is easily accessible by public transport links. While we work hard, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and discretionary bonuses
  • 6 weeks of paid holiday per year plus bank and public holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Pension, medical and dental, group life and income protection schemes
  • Reimbursement for health and wellness expenses
  • Free events and workshops
  • Donation matching program

Tower Research Capital is an equal opportunity employer.

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