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Full-time E-trading Associate

Graduate at Morgan Stanley

Full-time E-trading Associate

Graduate at Morgan Stanley

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 05 Apr, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 11 Dec, 2018
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Quantitative Finance Associate Strategists are placed in a strategists (‘strats’) team related to their specialism, but will typically be partnered with particular business lines or desks to work on specific projects or models.

This role is in the Institutional Equities Division within the Electronic Trading Strategists team. You can expect to take on significant responsibility as soon as you start. You will work directly with clients and/or desks at a senior level, applying your skills and subject-matter expertise, to help them make strategic decisions, develop quantitative edge, drive efficiencies and effect changes.


Strategists typically work very closely with desks across all business lines and are commercially driven and revenue focussed.

Electronic Trading Strategists design, build, implement, back-test and measure intelligent automated trading components and systematic trading strategies.They use hands-on technology effort to effect real change.

Working closely with Quantitative Trading Strategists and individual trading desks, they bring efficiencies and quantitative edge to existing business processes and are able to rapidly provide new solutions and support within a rapidly changing market-driven environment.


  • You must have obtained a PhD, or be due to obtain one this year, in a technical field such as Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics
  • Proficient programming skills in at least one language (preferably two) e.g. Java, C (C#, C++) or Python
  • You have a keen interest in the financial markets and the drive and desire to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

You are able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English

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