Algorithmic Trading Specialist (#15162858) 

London, London, United Kingdom

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Algorithmic Trading Specialist London This role is deemed as a Certified role under the PRA & UK Financial Conduct Authority - Individual Accountabilities Regulations and may require the role holder to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications or the minimum qualifications to meet internal company benchmarks As a Barclays Algorithmic Trading Specialist you'll be working alongside traders, developers, compliance and risk teams to deliver algorithmic trading solutions that will make a positive significant impact to revenue generation of the Equity Derivatives business. Our purpose is to create best in class algo-trading solutions that underpin the activities of the equity derivatives business. Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. This opportunity is open to dynamic working arrangements. Such as working from home, flexible or compressed hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please apply and discuss this with us during the hiring process. What will you be doing? • Building and improving the algo trading capabilities of the Equity Derivative business • Making technical decisions that require solid understanding of volatility trading, market microstructure, risk and regulatory requirements • Collaborating and communicating globally with traders and developers • Developing and maintaining high quality reusable code • Bringing new ideas and improvements to the business • Adhering to Barclays Policies and Standards and Financial Regulations appropriate to the role • Ensuring tasks are carried out in accordance to risk and control guidelines and all necessary Barclays Change standards What we're looking for: • Extensive knowledge of Volatility Trading and Market Microstructure in Cash Equities and Equities Derivatives • Proven experience with low latency Java programming and high frequency algorithmic trading solutions for derivatives trading desks • Proficiency in KDB+ programming • Proficiency in financial technology protocols: FIX, Eurex T7 Skills that will help you in the role: • Experience of Volatility pricing and risk • Experience in Machine learning and Optimization Theory • Experience in Data analysis (Python / R / Julia) and In-Memory Databases (Hazelcast / Apache Ignite) • Knowledge of MIFID II Where will you be working? 5 North Colonnade is home to our investment bank and is in the heart of Canary Wharf, just a short walk from our headquarters at Churchill Place. It boasts an array of onsite amenities such as dry cleaner as well as a deli and buffet style staff restaurant. The building is easily accessible by tube, docklands light railway and all major bus links. The atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within. #LI-NF2020

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