Saturday, February 6, 2010

Experienced FX Trader at High Frequency Trading Firm

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Established and growing Chicago proprietary trading firm is seeking experienced high-frequency traders to join our FX electronic trading operations. You will be charged with the task of developing new strategies utilizing our proprietary software and scaling our existing strategies. Unique from other high frequency firms, our traders work closely with our dedicated technology team in developing and enhancing existing strategies. We offer a competitive base salary with performance bonuses along with generous benefits. All inquiries to this posting will be kept confidential.

Company Profile:

We are a Chicago based electronic/proprietary trading firm participating in the global markets.

Our management philosophy encourages creativity and independent thinking while balancing teamwork and cooperation. Members of our teams are provided cutting-edge technology for competing in this challenging trading environment. Rewards are based on merit and productivity. Management is approachable and available for direction and/or support.

Job Requirements:

* Minimum of 2 years plus working experience of high-frequency FX trading or comparable experience.
* Knowledge of FX futures markets along with spot Forex markets such as EBS, Rueters, Hotspot, or Currenex.

· Ability to do light programming work using multi-dimensional arrays, nested loops, complex conditionals, and simple file I/O

· Fluent in Excel with familiarity in VBA or .NET framework

· Strong mathematical aptitude

· Bachelor’s degree with solid GPA

· Learns new concepts quickly

· Can be trusted to use good judgment

· Is honest and trustworthy

· Values teamwork but can still think independently

· Can communicate effectively and under pressure

· Can adapt to changing situations with ease

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match our current needs will be considered applicants and receive responses.

Transcripts may be requested for candidates who receive further consideration. It is strongly recommended to list your GPA when submitting your resume.

Contact: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] Please submit your resume as an attachment.

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