Experienced Trader

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job Category: HOT JOBS!,HOT JOBS in Trading,Software Development - Programming,Trading - Futures - Fixed Income - Bonds - Derivatives - etc
Job ID: 68132
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: $ per year
Posted: 12-27-2018


Job Description:

Highly competitive benefits package, including but not limited to 100% employer-paid medical coverage, tuition reimbursement, full reimbursement for successful completion of certificate programs.

An established and growing Chicago based proprietary trading firm, is seeking experienced high volume traders. You will be charged with developing new strategies utilizing our proprietary software and customizing our current strategies. Work closely with a dedicated technology team in developing and enhancing existing strategies.


Job Requirements:

-Proven ability to develop new, profitable trading strategies
-Preference to those with the ability to do light programming work using multi-dimensional arrays, nested loops, complex conditionals and simple file I/O
-Preference to those who are fluent in Excel with experience in VBA and C+
-Strong mathematical aptitude
-Values teamwork and is capable of thinking independently
-Can communicate effectively while under pressure
-Can adapt to changing situations with ease
-Bachelors Degree from a 4-year university
-Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
-Strong GPA (3.5 or higher)
-5+ years working experience of high volume trading
-Has demonstrated the ability to use sound judgment while trading