Senior Experienced Trader

Location: London, England, Outside US
Job Category: HOT JOBS!,HOT JOBS in Trading,Trading - Futures - Fixed Income - Bonds - Derivatives - etc
Job ID: 68133
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: $ per year
Posted: 12-27-2018


Job Description:

 Senior Experienced Trader

Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with five offices in Chicago, London, New York City, Ottawa, and Sydney, is seeking Traders. This Senior Experienced Trader role is primarily focused on researching, developing, operating, and optimizing London's European market strategies during the European trading day. The Senior Experienced Trader will be expected to lead a small team in London which is currently focused on European equity related products. The Senior Experienced Trader position requires leadership, market knowledge, attention to detail, teamwork and a passion for improvement. We are currently looking for a candidate who preferably has 5+ years of financial markets experience, primarily in a proprietary algorithmic trading environment.

-Continued development, optimization and progression of existing active strategies.
-Conducting base research and quantitative analysis of European markets and market data.
-New strategy idea generation, development and integration.
-Active operation of strategies in response to market news and movements.
-Hours 7:00 am-5:00 pm.

Job Requirements:

 Required Skills:
-Minimum of 5 years working experience in financial markets preferably with HFT, algorithmic trading, or comparable experience.
-Working knowledge/understanding of European exchange microstructure.
-Have familiarity with incumbent and alternative trading platforms.
-Ability to do light development a programming language, preferably C++, proficiency in other languages (e.g. Java, C#, C, Python, and R) is desirable.
-Strong math aptitude, analytical and problem solving skills.
-Quantitative background in math/stats, science, engineering or economics/finance.
-Proven team leadership and/or management experience.
-Capable of maintaining focus with a strong drive for success.
-Demonstrated ability to use good judgment and lead effectively while under pressure.
-Values teamwork and has a proven ability to cooperate with others but still can think and work independently.
-Self-motivated and self-directed in personal growth and learning.
-Has the ability to communicate effectively written and orally.
-Degree from an accredited university preferably in a science such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or related technical field while displaying a strong academic performance.

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