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Junior Quantitative Trader – Equity Derivatives

Apply REF: CIB004523

BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) in Switzerland provides to its clients financing, advisory and capital market services. Its global expertise is recognized in many areas including among others structured financing and derivatives across a variety of asset classes. CIB in Switzerland includes the following activities: Energy & Commodity Financing, Global Markets, Corporate Banking, and Coverage.

BNP Paribas in Switzerland is a major player in the Fixed income markets not only for bonds in all major foreign currencies, but also for the origination, placement and trading of Swiss Franc bonds, as well as Interest, Credit and Foreign Exchange Structured Products and Derivatives. Thanks to its strong rating (A+/A2) and comprehensive range of products, offering advice and solutions geared to all kind of Investors.

To reinforce and to develop our Global Markets activities in Zurich, Switzerland, we are looking for a:


Junior Quantitative Trader – Equity Derivatives

The Junior Quantitative Trader will be responsible for developing and improving statistical models within an Automated Market Making desk. She/he will focus on trading on the Swiss Market and help to develop and strengthen our Equity Derivatives franchise in Switzerland. The day to day job is highly quantitative and IT driven.

The key duties and responsibilities include:

·     Back-test systematic Market Making strategies

·     Perform simulation of execution strategies

·     Help improve both liquidity placement and liquidity taking

·     Work on modelling cross assets relationships

·     Work with strategist to implement tools adaptation

·     Handle production as other members of the team

·     Perform Academic research digest on quant modelling topics

Main interactions:

·    Automated Market Making team on all platforms (London / Paris / New York /

    Hong Kong / etc. ) and management in Switzerland

·    Risk and compliance officers in Switzerland and other geographies as need


·    Collaboration with IT and traders


To be a successful candidate, the following skills are necessary:

·    Advanced degree in a computational field (mathematics, statistics, computer

    science, etc.)

·    2+ years of relevant trading experience

·    Good knowledge in equity derivatives and statistics

·    Proficiency with programming languages and knowledge of python would be

    a plus

·    Excellent analytic and quantitative skills

·    Fluent in English, fluent in German and / or French would be a plus

·    Good communication and interpersonal skills

·    Strong work ethic and tenacity

·    Good team player with strong organizational skills


To apply, please send your complete application via our website (all job offers) to the attention of:


Patrizia Forster       
Selnaustrasse 16
8022 Zürich
Tel 058 212 67 11

Primary Location: CH-ZH-ZurichJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENTEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: BeginnerSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / Teamwork, Organizational skills, Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving, Communication skills - oral & written, Client focused, Ability to deliver / Results drivenTransversal competency: Analytical Ability