Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Experienced Trader - Equities, Options, Fixed Income

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Description
Sun Trading is a proprietary firm that was named one of Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2008. We specialize in the electronic trading of securities. We strive to maintain our advantages in today's competitive marketplace by improving our trading algorithms, enhancing our technology infrastructure and building an organization that encourages personal growth and increased productivity.

Our team members are highly motivated individuals who demonstrate exceptional skill in mathematics, data analysis, computer programming and technological applications. Our team's diverse backgrounds and educational experiences allow us to find innovative solutions to complex problems. We seek an individual who relishes the challenge of solving complex puzzles and seeks to design faster, more efficient tools.

We currently have a full-time position available for an experienced trader with at least 3 years of hands-on trading experience in equities, options or fixed-income markets.

Primary responsibilities of the position include:
-Executing trades using automated algorithms
-Adjusting trading strategies based on market conditions
-Researching information relevant to trading
-Collaborating with financial engineers and software developers to contribute trading ideas to the organization

Requirements
We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic and a keen interest in markets. The right candidate will be knowledgeable and passionate about topics like statistical analysis, game theory and model optimization. The trader will interact with employees at all levels and within all departments; effective communication skills (both written and oral) are necessary.. The individual must be detail-oriented, well organized and able to prioritize tasks effectively to meet all deadlines, while working under pressure.

Comprehensive hands-on training is provided, as well as a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Cover letters are mandatory. Email resumes to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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