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Friday, May 13, 2011

We're HIRING: Desk Quant/ Strategist for the Corporate Credit Desk TOP FINANCIAL NYC

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Candidates MEETING MOST OF the SPEC below will be contacted PROMPTLY.
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Also include the best times to reach you over the near term.
Candidates MEETING MOST OF the SPEC below will be contacted PROMPTLY.


If we asked around, what are you known for in terms of expertise in:
§ Types of systems?
§ Technologies?
· Got a recent instance where your technical contribution had a real impact on the organization?


Then more importantly, your Wish List
· What's the job you want? 2nd choice?
· Industry preference?
· Size/culture?
· Maximum commute radius?
· Least acceptable compensation?
· What specific companies in this area are you interested in?


Motivation
· Why are you looking to leave?
· What aspects of your job would you change in order to stay?
· How soon can you start a new job?
· What about when you get a counter offer?
· What specific requirements do you have before accepting a new job?


$$ Open

Credit Derivatives business of a leading Investment Bank is looking to hire a Desk Quant/ Strategist for the Corporate Credit Desk.  They trade Bonds, Loans, Credit Derivatives, Structured Credit Products.  Person will probably focus on trading of corporate bonds and then transition into credit indicies.   Client would prefer someone with Electronic Trading Background, potentially even Equities Electronic Trading background.   Client would also prefer someone with Hedge Fund background rather than banking.  

The desk quant/ strategist with be a business savvy technologist with strong math skills.   Minimally, person must have experience implementing and tuning strategies, but ideally person has experience working with traders on trading idea generation.    Must have at least basic, if not advanced proficiency in Java or C++ or C#. 

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