Sunday, May 6, 2012

Experienced Trader (44-518)

Rapidly-growing Chicago-based proprietary trading firm seeks experienced high volume trader. This position is responsible for developing new strategies using the firm’s proprietary software and customizing current strategies to meet market needs. Traders work closely with our dedicated technology team in developing and enhancing existing strategies and must enjoy working in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
  • Strong GPA (3.5 or higher)
  • Proven ability to develop new, profitable trading strategies
  • Able to perform light programming work using multi-dimensional arrays, nested loops, complex conditionals and simple file I/O
  • Fluent in Excel with experience in VBA and C+
  • Strong mathematical aptitude
  • Values teamwork and is capable of thinking independently
  • Communicates effectively while under pressure
  • Adapts easily to changing situations
  • 5+ years in high-volume trading
  • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment while trading
Please note: only individuals whose qualifications match our current needs will be contacted for further screening and/or interviews.

Thank you for your interest in XR Trading.

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