Saturday, September 24, 2011

Junior Trader

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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 Summary:

We seek a candidate for a Junior Trader position.  This position will fit talented college graduates who possess innate capabilities, such as those listed below.  No prior industry experience requirement.  Training will take place on the job.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Mathematics, Business, or Technical studies preferable)
  • Ability to react fast in an electronic trading environment
  • Math aptitude, analytical and problem solving
  • Ability to do light development in a programming language using multi-dimensional arrays, nested loops, complex conditionals, and simple file I/O
  • Capable of maintaining focus with a strong drive for success
  • Ability to work on a competitive team
  • Mental discipline and ability to solve problems under pressure
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.

Requirements

Job Requirements:
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to do development in a programming language (e.g. VBA, C++, C#)
  • Maintains integrity at all times
  • Learns new concepts quickly
  • Can be trusted to use good judgment
  • Is honest and trustworthy
  • Values teamwork but can still think independently
  • Will dig in and be self-motivated and self-directed in growing and learning
  • Is in tune with themselves and those around them
  • Can communicate effectively and under pressure
  • Can adapt to changing situations with ease
  • Willing to work an overnight shift
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