Saturday, March 12, 2011

Experienced Trader - Strategy and Modeling

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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.

Experienced traders at Simplex must possess strong technical, quantitative, analytical and communication skills. Additionally, they must thrive under pressure, think quickly to execute trades using proprietary software and contribute to ongoing program and strategy development.

Associates will:

* Understand and manage portfolio risk
* Adjust trading strategies based on market conditions
* Participate in team-based strategy development
* Contribute to volatility modeling
* Contribute to software programming and development
* Perform other duties as requested


Successful candidates will possess the following qualities:

* A bachelor’s degree in mathematics, financial engineering or a similarly technical field with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (please include GPA on resume)
* 2-5 years of experience developing math and strategy around making markets
* Excellent quantitative and problem-solving skills
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Strong work ethic and entrepreneurial drive
* High level of computer literacy
* Exceptional attention to detail
* Must be eligible to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship

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
* Free weekly yoga classes
* 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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