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Head of Quantitative Trading

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    James Robson

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    8 months ago

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We are currently retained by a fast-growing, venture capital backed recruitment firm that is looking for an individual to head up their Quantitative Technology recruitment practice.

As a business, they are laser focused on providing Software Engineering talent to some of the leading Hedge Funds and Investment Management firms across the United States, with a heavy current focus on C++ and Low Latency Developers.

Due to their fast-growth trajectory, they are ready to intake a Senior Individual contributing Consultant to be the head of their Quant team, reporting directly to the firm’s founder, who has executed deals in this space worth up to $500k.

The firm is part of a larger, international venture portfolio, renowned for building highly successful, niche-focused recruitment and executive search firms, providing a wealth of logistical and marketing support, along with mentorship from million-dollar billers and a strong platform for you to build a lucrative desk, within a firm whose average individual fee size is $60k.


  • Build and scale the Quantitative Recruiting function of the firm.

  • Deliver Software Engineering talent (Python, C++, Java etc.)

  • Developing and relationships with leading hedge funds and investment management firms, as well as mushrooming already broken accounts.

  • Grow a team of senior billers around you.

Opportunity for Candidates:

Financial Opportunity: Six figure base salary and aggressive commission structure within a high value market, along with possibility for equity

Career Progression Opportunity: Come in as the number #2 to the Founder, working directly with him and several other high performing recruitment leaders within a highly successful portfolio which allows a high amount of autonomy,

Lifestyle Opportunity: Miami, Hybrid Schedule


- Strong previous experiences of full-desk technology/financial services recruitment or executive search, preferably within Software Engineering or Private Equity recruitment.

- Solid grasp financial services concepts

- Get it done mentality, focused on getting the task done to a high quality within deadlines.

- Experience growing and managing a team would be a bonus, but is not necessary to start, however must have an emotional aptitude that could support this development