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Quant Trader Summer Internship (2020)

Internship in London, United Kingdom

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English (Fluent)

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0 to 1 years

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  • This is an 8 week paid internship commencing end of June 2020 at Tibra's London Office
  • Return flights and work visas will be sponsored

This role presents an excellent opportunity for penultimate year students to get exposure to real world derivative pricing and quantitative finance methods. You will assist in performing cutting edge research on the most competitive markets, designing and analysing algorithms, exploring financial market’s structure, and contributing to the continual evolution of our quantitative trading strategies. Your coding skills will be key in building and maintaining the tools necessary for us to be successful.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the evolution and implementation of the firms trading strategies
  • Analysis of large volumes of real-world financial and price information
  • Development and Optimization of algorithms
  • Debugging and maintaining our code base

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Studying towards an advanced degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or Applied Maths
  • Programming experience (C++, Python, Java, C#, C or similar)
  • Basic knowledge of options pricing theory, quantitative models and probability theory
  • Be a reliable quick thinker who can work under pressure
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player but can work independently and unsupervised
  • An excellent problem solver who can contribute innovative ideas


  • Excellent programming skills
  • Experience with numerical solution techniques, basic signal processing, machine learning or stochastic processes 
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AkzoNobel is the world's largest coatings and specialty chemicals company, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world.
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