Head Trader

Location
New York, USA
Salary
Highly Competitive Total Compensation Package
Posted
Oct 11, 2019
Closes
Oct 19, 2019
Ref
6655345
Job Function
Trading
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The successful candidate will join a high performance trading group taking responsibility for the ownership and optimization of the execution trading function. This is a highly collaborative and highly visible role. In addition to oversight of a team of traders, as well as hands-on trading (across the fixed income product universe), the Head Trader will work in concert with portfolio managers, research, technology and trading to continually drive efficiency, improvements and optimization of the function. The Head Trader will also continually develop strong relationships with internal and external trading partners and counterparties.

The successful candidate will bring the folliwing:
  • 10+ years' experience in electronic trading and a track record of team leadership
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (computer science, engineering, math, science or statistics) from a top-tier university; Master's degree and/or CFA preferred
  • Deep understanding of fixed income and associated derivative products (bonds, bond futures, options, swaps). Additional product coverage (ie: commodities, credit, equities, FX) welcome
  • Strong attention to detail and operational accuracy
  • Outstanding communication and relationship-building skills

For a more detailed discussion in confidence, please apply with your resume.