Saturday, August 14, 2010

Assistant Trader; $71.5K

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Chicago [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] Asst Trader CB014168 Archelon LLC - Multiple openings.

Archelon LLC (Chicago) Assistant Trader: Multiple openings. Proprietary high-frequency trading and market making in equities, equity options, and related products. Serves overall firm trading strategy. Works collectively with other Business Units to trade via shared infrastructure while having an independent strategy.

Specific duties include :

# Sets up proprietary system applications and monitors automated trading systems, learns and executes appropriate actions;
# Develops skills in risk analysis, trading and teamwork;
# Trouble shoots system issues with IT staff;
# Monitors news events and communicates events with team;
# Completes options exercises, corporate actions, interest rate hedging, and dividend management;
# Investigates and suggests changes and improvements to trading model and systems;
# Researches market, system and programming issues and presents results to team;
# Builds and oversees trading tools;
# Oversees interns as needed;

REQUIREMENTS

Requires Master of Engineering Degree with Financial Engineering Concentration, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, or similar with at least one course in derivatives/fixed income securities, stochastic calculus (advanced mathematics), and statistics/statistical data mining.

In the alternative, may qualify with a Bachelor's degree in economics, finance or equivalent field and 5 years experience in the job offered. Experience must include C/C++, Perl, Python, and UNIX environment. Any suitable combination of education and experience is acceptable.

Full time position. Annual salary $71500.

To apply email cover letter and resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Source - Chicago Tribune
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