Equities Quant Execution Consultant

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Job Description

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

  • Understanding and documenting the workflow for the target clients
  • Working with sales and clients to assist the right product settings for the right trading objectives
  • Managing the relationship with performance sensitive clients by ensuring that the trading logic is providing optimal and cost-effective execution
  • Designing and tuning algorithmic trading strategies to improve performance and/or P&L
  • Conducting microstructure analysis to ensure algorithms are fit for the specified markets
  • Running and enhancing the post trade analytics to affirm trading algorithms are following best execution
  • Running adhoc analysis and research for custom client queries in Python or Q
  • Engaging in client consultancy, product development, analytics support and production of high quality content for client and trader education

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor, Masters or Ph.D in a quantitative discipline such as Financial Engineering, Maths, Finance, Econometrics, Computer Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, Physics
  • Extensive practical knowledge of statistical methodologies and experience with equity trading algorithms
  • Working knowledge of market microstructure for US markets
  • Working knowledge of programming languages - Python or Q and experience with handling/analyzing large amounts of tick data


Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven stakeholder management skills
  • Familiarity with algorithmic trading strategies

Where will you be working?

You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Our Values

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.