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Lead Portfolio Manager

Location: Europe > Netherlands  > Amsterdam
Work type: Permanent
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Winston Fox


  • Work from or relocated to the really cool City of Amsterdam
  • Run and grow the Quantitative Research and Trading teams in Amsterdam in the way you see fit
  • Deploy and manage your own strategies and business from inception, and manage other high performing teams.
  • Access to significant capital that is both steady and reliable - to be allocated and grow
  • Incredible investment team support functions - compliance, risk, quant research, execution, implementation, and business development
  • World-class, tried and tested Global technology platform and infrastructure, one of the most powerful and fast platforms on the planet
  • Fully collaborative, collegiate and team orientated working environment and culture. Not siloed or ring-fenced.
  • Competitive basic salary
  • 20%-50% PnL Formula
  • Superb pension, Health and Dental, Free gym membership, Free breakfast, lunch and snacks, Five weeks of paid vacation - plus extra paid holidays



  • Effectively and efficiently manage your portfolio of high frequency and intraday strategies
  • Design and develop research for high-frequency trading models in European Equities
  • Deploy, manage and optimize strategies to ensure high Sharpe and profitability
  • Improving existing trades by aggregating trade data, making adjustments to parameters and existing strategies, and creating new features.
  • Identify system misconfigurations and inadequacies, and work with developers to improve and resolve issues.
  • Work in a collaborative manner and manage an elite team including developers and researchers
  • Take full ownership of the Amsterdam trading operations and PnL.
  • Hire, develop, mentor and retain a World-class team of Quantitative Traders, Researchers, and Developers in Amsterdam



  • Portfolio Management, Senior Quantitative Trader/Team Leader experience
  • Track record in prop High frequency and intraday trading or market-making experience (non-Bank)
  • The expertise of European Equities and microstructure
  • Strong Mathematics, Statistics and Probability Theory knowledge
  • Exposure to modern structured Machine Learning techniques and their application to HFT models
  • Excellent academic record and a demonstrated history of achievement.
  • Results-driven, team-oriented and collaborative mentality
  • Competitive fire, passionate and an entrepreneurial spirit



This firm is one of the World’s most recognizable high-speed computerized trading hedge funds. Established in the 1990s and employing approximately 800 staff, this firm is recognised as an innovator and a leader in the field of high-frequency trading, and trade multiple asset classes on over 100 venues worldwide from New York, London and Singapore offices. They operate a trading team approach with core interests in high performance, high-frequency trading and technology, within small but dynamic teams of experts.

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