Saturday, November 24, 2012

Assistant Trader

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Our firm is a proprietary trading firm that operates around the clock and around the globe. We bring a deep understanding of markets, a scientific approach, and innovative technology to trade in the world's highly competitive financial markets, focusing primarily on equities and equity derivatives.

Founded in 2000, our firm employs over 300 people in offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Our entrepreneurial culture is driven by our talented team of traders and programmers.

Job Description:

The environment at our firm is open, informal, intellectual and fun. You can wear a t-shirt and jeans to the office every day, the kitchen is stocked, and discussions are always lively. Teaching and learning are central activities through classes, mentoring and discussion.

Traders work in teams to seek out and trade on pricing inefficiencies, develop models, manage risk, investigate new products, and push into new business areas. Experienced traders teach and oversee the less-experienced. New traders serve as assistants while they learn the ropes, getting increasing responsibility as they demonstrate their ability to handle it.

QUALIFICATION

These jobs are highly quantitative. Trading candidates should be excellent quantitatively, with a strong understanding of probability and statistics. Candidates should be effective communicators in a close knit team setting, motivated, competitive and eager to learn. Previous experience or course work in finance, business, or economics is not required. We are interested in hiring responsible, motivated, adaptive, and logical thinkers with strong quantitative skills.

Undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. No finance background necessary.

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