Trader

Employer
State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Location
Madison, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 28, 2017
Closes
Oct 21, 2017
Job Function
Commodities
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Essential activities:

  • Effectively execute domestic and international stock trades, including foreign currency, options, and futures
  • Provide trade strategy guidance to portfolio managers for all asset classes traded
  • Provide updates on changes in market conditions
  • Develop a network of value-add trading relationships with SWIB's top research and trading firms
  • Manage commissions to meet SWIB's research budget, Wisconsin Brokers, and Minority Brokers guidelines

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • MBA and/or CFA preferred
  • 7+ years of trading experience on the institutional buy-side or broker-dealer sell-side
  • Bloomberg experience
  • Experience trading foreign currency, options, and futures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to be adaptive and thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Superb work ethic, attention to detail, team orientation, and commitment to excellence

SWIB offers:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Meaningful, performance-based incentive compensation
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Educational and training opportunities 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Challenging work in a professional, team environment 

 

The position requires U.S. work authorization and residency in, or willingness to relocate to, the Madison, Wisconsin area. SWIB is prepared to offer relocation assistance as needed.

Deadline to apply is September 10, 2017. Resumes will be accepted after that date if the position has not been filled.