Junior Trading Analyst - Overnight Schedule

Hammersmith, London, England
Up to £25000 per annum
05 Jan 2018
02 Feb 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This company, based in London, provides software development and statistical consultancy to wholesale clients in the sports betting industry. Founded in 2005, they pride themselves on their ability to be one step ahead in an increasingly innovative and competitive market place. Their success is down to their employees. They have a tight-knit team of research mathematicians, computer scientists and other exceptional individuals who have all proven themselves to be at the top of their chosen fields.

The role
An immediate vacancy exists to join their rapidly expanding trading operations team. The role involves managing and monitoring their clients' algorithmic trading strategies in real-time during some of the busiest periods of the football calendar, primarily Monday-Thursday, 5:30pm until late (an average of 40 hours/week, although this will fluctuate slightly in accordance with the football calendar).

The successful applicant is expected to immerse themselves in their work, becoming an expert at analysing and assessing behavioural patterns in high-frequency trading systems with a view to suggesting and facilitating improvement. They look for strong collaborators and communicators who enjoy challenges and significant responsibility, and thrive in complex, dynamic environments.

The requirements
- Ability to demonstrate strong numerical/analytical skills.
- The ability to think and work quickly, logically and accurately within a high-paced trading environment.
- A self-starter, someone who is equally adept at working autonomously or as part of a team.
- An inquisitive nature. You like to disassemble things and understand how they work.
- An interest and understanding of football would be beneficial.
- A willingness to work at 'unsociable' hours.
- Excellent communication skills with a strong command of written and spoken English.
- An interest in/knowledge of sports betting would be preferable.

The perks:
- Become a pivotal member of a tight-knit team. High levels of responsibility and accountability.
- Work for an exciting company in a dynamic, stimulating industry.
- A company with a flat, non-hierarchical management structure: junior members of the team are encouraged to input and offer insight into trading strategies and operations.
- Competitive remuneration package including: discretionary bonuses, private health insurance, subsidised gym membership, company pension scheme, generous food allowance, funded social events and subsidised transport.

Please apply with your CV.