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Quantitative Researcher, London

Quantitative Researcher, London
London, GB
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Job Description

About Mako

Mako is a leading options market maker with a global trading footprint. It has been at the evolutionary forefront of options market making for 20 years, from the open outcry of traditional trading pits to the screen trading and automated algorithmic execution strategies that form the future of the industry.

From offices in London, Amsterdam, Singapore and Sydney, Mako offers the best in class liquidity solutions across Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities and FX derivatives markets and prides itself in its entrepreneurial, collaborative and philanthropic culture.

About the role

The role’s key responsibilities include performing data analysis, research and creating various tools and dashboards to help traders make informed trading decisions. You will take ownerships of existing trading signals and dashboards, making refinements through coding and SQL queries. You will also manage independent analysis projects where you will be responsible for data ingestion, model formation and output presentation. The role requires close collaboration with senior traders, quants and communication skills and business acumen are important.

About you

  • Masters in Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Finance/Statistics or another quantitative discipline.
  • Solid foundations in probability theory, statistics, time series modelling.
  • Knowledge of Python

We are Mako

At Mako, we are welcoming, inclusive and collaborative. We work fast and smart in a supportive and dress-down environment that allows colleagues to be themselves and achieve great things. We have a flat structure that offers unrivalled engagement with senior leadership and career development opportunities alongside a fantastic benefits package, including:

  • Flexible leave and flexible working policies
  • Private health and dental insurance
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Free access to the Mako gym
  • Employee wellbeing guidance and support
  • Opportunity become involved in the rewarding work of the Mako foundation
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