Sunday, October 16, 2011

Trading Assistant

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INFINIUM CAPITAL MANAGEMENT is seeking a Trading Assistant/Clerk with 1-3 years professional experience to support our Trading Operations.  This is the entry track for a professional Trader.  Demonstrating composure during market chaos, along with thriving on problem-solving under pressure, are critical to success.  Trading Assistants at Infinium are empowered to use their knowledge and training to excel in this dynamic environment.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist our trading teams with managing risk parameters and updates to positions. 
  • Run and analyze proprietary trading systems and suggest potential improvements.
  • Plan for and recognize changing market conditions and react quickly and accordingly.
  • Proactive in learning and progressing toward becoming a professional trader.
Current Benefits & Tools:
  • 60,000 sq. ft. facility
  • Education Center (classroom, simulation lab, mock trading pit)
  • Competitive Salaries & Bonus
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Coverage
  • Firm Matching 401K
  • Daily catered lunches
Infinium Capital Management is a proprietary capital management firm based in Chicago, Illinois.  First started in 2001, by veterans of trading and technology, we have grown from our nine original employees to nearly 250 team members. We are involved in all aspects of the trading industry, including open outcry and electronic trading, market-making, and arbitrage. Our 60,000 square foot office is located at the technology-focused 600 West Chicago Avenue facility in Chicago.  Our Firm’s massive force of specialists in trading, technology, financial engineering and other key operational support areas, represents one of the most powerful groups of any kind in the industry.  In addition to our team oriented approach, we rely on proprietary software and financial models, decades of trading experience, and fundamental analysis to make our decisions.  If you feel up to the challenge, please submit your cover letter and resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4 year University majoring in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics or related field.
  • Strong Technical knowledge.  Desk Clerks/Junior Traders are the initial contact point for all hardware and software difficulties.  Experience with one or more programming languages (C#, C++, Java, Python) is required.
  • Proficiency with Excel.
  • The ability to communicate effectively and clearly is a must.
  • Experience in the trading industry a major plus.

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