Thursday, February 11, 2010

Trading and Development Associate

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Simplex Investments is a growing proprietary trading firm that leverages capital, trading intelligence and exceptional technological resources in a dynamic, results-driven atmosphere with a focus on innovation and learning.

Trading and Development Associates at Simplex must possess strong technical, quantitative, analytical and communication skills, thrive under pressure and think fast to execute trades using proprietary software and contribute to ongoing program development. This role will provide opportunities in both the trading and software development activities of the firm.

Associates will:

* Complete the trader training program
* Execute trades using proprietary software
* Understand and manage portfolio risk
* Adjust trading strategies based on market conditions
* Participate in team-based strategy development
* Contribute to software development
* Perform other duties as requested

Requirements

Successful candidates will possess the following qualities:

* A bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (please include GPA on resume)
* 2 years of post-college work experience preferred
* Excellent quantitative and problem-solving skills
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Strong work ethic and entrepreneurial drive
* Knowledge of computer science fundamentals
* High level of computer literacy
* Exceptional attention to detail
* Must be eligible to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship

Successful candidates will be required to demonstrate knowledge of computer science, algebra, and statistics and proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

Compensation and Benefits

The trader position has a competitive base salary with the potential for a discretionary annual bonus. The following benefits are also offered:

* Paid holidays and personal time off
* 401(k) with company matching and profit sharing
* Health, dental, vision and life insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Pre-tax transportation benefit
* Tuition reimbursement
* Company-subsidized gym membership
* Daily catered lunch, beverages and snacks

Applying: Please click the "Apply Now" button to be taken to Simplex's Career Center, where you will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume and application. All three must be submitted to be considered for the position.

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