Electronic Foreign Exchange (eFX) Quantitative Trader

Deutsche Bank London a month ago

Job Title: Electronic Foreign Exchange (eFX) Quantitative Trader

Location: London

Corporate Title: Vice President

The Foreign Exchange (FX) trading desk is responsible for pricing and risk managing the Autobahn FX and RAPID trading platforms across Spot and Forwards. The team develops innovative quantitative pricing and risk management algorithms, to meet client’s liquidity requirements while generating sustainable commercial results. They are very client centric and work every day with Sales to meet clients’ needs while partnering with Technology to enhance the system and reduce operational risk.

You will be working in the eFX Trading team, partnering with Sales and meeting clients to gain a detailed understanding of the franchises’ needs, and be responsible for the pricing and risk management of related flow.

What we’ll offer you

A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That’s why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its centre.

You can expect:

  • Competitive salary and non-contributory pension

  • 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days

  • Life Assurance and Private Healthcare for you and your family

  • A range of flexible benefits including Retail Discounts, a Bike4Work scheme and Gym benefits

  • The opportunity to support a wide ranging CSR programme + 2 days’ volunteering leave per year

Your key responsibilities

  • Understanding client execution strategies and liquidity requirements and how the team can be a relevant liquidity provider to them commercially

  • Managing existing and developing innovative sustainable and commercial liquidity offerings, while monitoring and optimising performance

  • Performing quantitative data analysis, model building and subsequent optimisation of pricing and risk management for the client franchise

  • Working with Technology to develop the capabilities of the platform

  • Helping to manage the risk and operating the eFX trading platforms

Your skills and experience

  • Experience of quantitative analysis, trading or research including subjects such as pricing and risk management for liquid financial markets, balancing the trade-off of improving research results and translating them into business outcomes

  • Strong computing and programming (coding) skills, experience in utilising programming languages

  • A good understanding of cross-asset cash and derivative products, across markets and the skills to solve complex business problems

  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree level or equivalent qualification/relevant work experience, analytical and numerate education such as a Master of Science / Doctor of Philosophy Degree is beneficial

  • Able to articulate ideas in a clear and concise manner to enable effective communication across multiple teams and functions

How we’ll support you

  • Training and development to help you excel in your career

  • Coaching and support from experts in your team

  • A culture of continuous learning to aid progression

  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs

About us and our teams

Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. Click here to see what we do.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.
We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.