Careers

We are expanding and looking for the right talent to join our team. If you feel you have the right credentials, please send your CV and cover letter to careers@sequantcapital.com

Quant

This is a contract offer (3-4 months) that could grow into a full time and could be part time. Location is irrelevant.


Job Responsibilities

  • Design, back test, and implement low to medium frequency trading strategies across equities, futures and FX
  • Liquidity and transaction cost modelling
  • Evaluate new datasets for alpha potential
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the investment process and the team’s research and trading infrastructure

Desirable Candidates

  • Degree in economics, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, engineering, or other quantitative discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience as a quantitative researcher for a systematic investment business
  • Broad statistical toolkit including machine learning, econometrics, large-scale simulation
  • Proven ability to conduct alpha research utilizing large data sets
  • Good understanding of fundamental and technical indicators and trading strategies
  • Although programming skills is not a requirement, it is a plus
  • Keen intuition for markets and their pricing mechanisms
  • Clear, concise, and proactive communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Highly motivated, willing to take ownership of his/her work

Sales

  • Ambition, drive and a keen interest in securing a role within financial services;
  • An understanding of the stock markets and how financial services operate;
  • At least one (1) year of telephone experience combined with a professional telephone manner, sales skills is a must;
  • The candidate will have enthusiasm, confidence, will be hardworking and hungry to succeed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Preparing for the daily market meeting – news roundup and summary;s
  • Always alert and informed; improve your market knowledge by reading relevant newspapers, websites etc.;
  • Provisionally arrange qualified prospect meetings
  • Data input on the Company’s database;
  • Managing the pipeline – who to call and when;
  • Any other ad hoc tasks (administrative or otherwise) that the Company may reasonably expect you to complete, as and when required ;
  • Acting in line with our Company’s policy and procedures at all times.

Benefits:

  • Full and ongoing training will be provided in order to develop your market knowledge and experience;
  • A direct career path towards becoming a broker;
  • Level 4 Investment Advice Diploma (IAD/CISI) exam fees costs can be covered
  • Uncapped earnings potential.

Broker

We are actively recruiting sales-traders/brokers at Level 4 RDR or above to advise clients on products covering Cash Equities, Futures, CFDs, Options and Bonds.

Minimum 1 year experience in similar role with following attributes

  • Indepth knowledge and understanding of UK / European equity markets
  • Ideally have a transferrable client base
  • Have level 4 RDR in both securities and derivatives

Company is looking to expand offering on non-core products so entire desk moves are also of interest and attractive packages can be offered to right candidates.

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