Fixed Income Trader - Asset Management

New York, USA
Base Salary Plus Bonus
23 Sep 2021
23 Oct 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Fixed Income Trader

  • Develop a new trading desk in New York as part of a global team of traders.
  • Execute trades in various segments of the international money / capital markets including rates, futures, corporate and mortgage bonds .
  • Support fixed income team by communicating real time market insights on liquidity, flow, ETF, and CDS activity to enhance relative value analyses.
  • Participate in portfolio team meetings and discussions to align investment objectives and provide transparency into execution strategies.
  • Create an overview of orders and trading activities including analyses to implement them in the most efficient and cost-effective way by using financial models, tools, and algorithms to support an informed and thoughtful trading process.
  • Participate in various projects / activities that support and enhance the trading function, for e.g. onboarding a new OMS/EMS system for all capital market products.
  • Maintain relationships with all external counterparties and internal stakeholders.
  • Enhance execution strategies through research in a variety of fields, ranging from derivative pricing to market micro structure analysis and systematic strategies including evaluation of new electronic platforms.
  • Contribute to innovative products, research, systems, and processes in the trading/investment field through relevant knowledge of global internal and external developments in the field of trading and financial markets.
  • Monitor, report, and participate in Best Execution and Fair Allocation meetings
  • Work closely with other traders on the global team and with professionals throughout the rest of the firm i.e., portfolio managers, risk and compliance managers, fiduciary managers.

  • 4 - 8 years of experience trading sovereign, corporate, mortgage bonds and their derivatives
  • 4 - 8 years of experience trading across asset markets supported by the Treasury and Trading department: FX, Money Markets, Interest Rate Derivatives, Equity Derivatives, Commodities
  • Knowledge of financial markets/products and insight in financial modeling theory and data science methods and techniques
  • Excellent analytical/quantitative and coding skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, Bloomberg, R, Python, and some experience with data visualization (ideally Qlik) preferred (not required).
  • BA/BS Required
  • Pursuit of an MBA or CFA a plus (not required)