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Practice Areas

Quantitative Trading

Quantiative Trading

The Aquis Search Quant Trading Team advise some of the most successful high-frequency proprietary trading firms, quantitative hedge funds and asset managers across the globe in identifying strategic talent. Our expertise spans from Portfolio Managers, Trading Desk Heads, Quantitative Researchers and Strategists and Trading Platform Engineers.

The team has a solid track record of success which they have achieved by listening to their clients’ needs and using their technical expertise and market knowledge to deliver on even the most challenging assignments. By being in constant communication with this stratum of talent, the team stays on top of the most recent innovations, products, and strategies in trading.

Aquis Search has built a proprietary database of highly qualified candidates including Ivy League Ph.Ds, with advanced programming skills in the likes of C++, R, Python and Matlab. These candidates come with extensive experience developing quantitative trading strategies across all the major asset classes including equities, futures, options and commodities for global markets. 

Our candidate portfolio is kept up to date by our research function as we regularly re-map the market for our live searches and utilise both proactive and reactive strategies to identify candidates that our clients cannot reach themselves, ensuring our shortlists offer all possible options and give hiring managers a better choice.

When you engage with Aquis Search, you partner with a trusted vendor with a decade of success with access to specialist consultants and the latest market intelligence.


Areas of Expertise include: 

  • Portfolio Management

  • Quantitative Trading High/Mid/Low Frequency

  • Quantitative Research

  • Quantitative Strategy 

  • Quantitative Trading Model Development

  • Hardware Engineering  and FPGA ​

  • Machine Learning and Data Science

  • Software Engineering - Platform/Exchange and Algorithm

  • DevOps and System Engineering

  • FPGA

  • Trading Networks

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