Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Senior Equity Sales Trader

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We are an established and aggressive boutique investment banking and institutional brokerage firm, based in Chicago, implementing plans to expand our equities trading desk. We are looking for experienced sales traders with a strong history of buy-side coverage in the institutional marketplace. The firm is growing, expanding into additional service areas, and there exists a unique opportunity for someone to be enriched professionally and personally.

We are currently recruiting for a sales trader for the position of Senior Trader, Equity Sales and Trading.


• Professional, Organized and Ethical
• 5+ Years experience as a trader in domestic, and additionally, international equities along with the corresponding product and market knowledge.
• Series 7 license and Series 55 required
• BA/BS in related field (i.e. finance/business), MBA and/or CFA a plus.
• Candidate will have familiarity with financial markets, strong computer proficiency, highly developed organizational, communication and analytical skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
• Must adhere to a disciplined approach, and be able to work independently in a team environment.
• Understanding of electronic trading systems (i.e. dark pools, light pools), transaction cost analysis systems, and the application of quantitative models to trading, (i.e. multiple FIX and various OMS protocol, ITG Triton, Bloomberg and OAYSYS, MIXIT).
• Some travel required.
• We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, and 401k.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or veteran status

Salary - Competitive

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