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Quantitative Trader

Man Group
Quantitative Trader
London, GB
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Job Description

The Central Trading team maximises the execution alpha within the investment process through market knowledge, trading specialisation, leveraging best in class execution technology and rigorous execution research and TCA.

The Role:

As Quantitative Trader, you will help manage our systematic quantitative strategies and develop a best-in-class trading platform for the firm. You will be part of a multi asset systematic trading team and we are looking for a specialist Quant Trader to cover FICC or Equity instruments across Global Markets. We look for traders sharing our values of excellence, drive, meritocracy, and integrity.


  • Help managing our systematic trading strategies by maximising our execution platform and technology
  • Contribute to improvements across signal development, portfolio construction, risk management and trading
  • Drive development of our trading platform, infrastructure and technology
  • Use qualitative and quantitative analysis to improve performance of our systematic strategies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with our counterparties.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Expert in a high-level programming language such as Python, or R.
  • A detailed understanding of Market Microstructure.
  • Experience of analysing OTC data and Exchange Traded Data
  • Hands-on attitude; willing to get involved with technology and projects across the firm
  • 5+ years of experience trading in a financial institution.
  • Strong academic record and a degree with high mathematical, statistical and computing content: Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or Physics from a leading university
  • Ability to think quickly & logically in very high-pressure situations.
  • Intellectually robust with a keenly analytic approach to problem solving
  • Strong inter-personal skills to enable communication across investment management teams and regions.

** Our Culture, Values and Benefits at Man**

Man Group is proud to provide the best working environment possible for all of its employees, and we are committed to equal opportunities. At Man Group we believe that a diverse workforce is a critical factor in the success of our business and this is embedded in our culture and values. There are a number of external and internal initiatives, partnerships and programmes that help us to attract and develop talent from diverse backgrounds and that encourage inclusion and diversity across our firm and the industry. Man Group is a Signatory of the Women in Finance Charter and the Race at Work Charter. Man Group is also a Disability Confident Committed employer; if you require help or information on reasonable adjustments as you apply for roles with us, please contact

Man Group supports many charities, and global initiatives. We support professional training and development, and requests for flexible or part-time working. Employees are also offered two 'Mankind' days of paid leave per year as part of the Man Charitable Trust's community volunteering programme.

We offer comprehensive, firm-wide employee benefits including competitive holiday entitlements, pension/401k, life and long-term disability coverage, group sick pay, enhanced parental leave and long-service leave. Additional benefits are tailored to local markets and may include private medical coverage, discounted gym membership and wellbeing programmes.

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