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      Credit Execution Trader

      New York or Chicago

      $150,000-$200,000

      Permanent

      The company provides systematic, computer-driven trading strategies across multiple liquid asset classes, including equities, futures and foreign exchange. The core of the firm’s effort is rigorous research into a wide range of market anomalies, fueled by unparalleled access to a wide range of publicly available data sources.

       

      The portfolio management team specializing in the systematic trading of US credit markets is looking for a highly talented Execution Trader. This is an opportunity for someone to source (electronic and voice) liquidity in the credit markets and pilot automated trading systems and take a central role on the front lines of the team’s investment process.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      • Work with the Portfolio Manager on electronic and non-electronic execution of all credit trades
      • Maintain strong relationships with a broad set of liquidity providers
      • Proactively monitor and assess portfolio risk exposures, in collaboration with the portfolio manager
      • Track realized transaction costs and analyze execution quality stats
      • Contribute to the internal development and external sourcing of execution algorithms
      • Be responsible for position maintenance (e.g., CDS rolls) and be the point person working with the back office for corporate actions
      • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the investment process, in collaboration with the rest of the team

       

      Skills, Knowledge & Experience

      • 3+ years of work experience as a credit trader in single-name CDS and/or corporate bonds.
      • Experience with OMS/EMS platforms such as MarketAxess and TradeWeb
      • Experience with credit ETFs, interest rate derivatives, or equity options markets is a plus
      • Exposure to quantitative/systematic strategies is a plus
      • Some programming skills are a plus (e.g., SQL, Python, Excel VBA) and a strong self-learner
      • Tenacious, detail-orientated, organized, and proactive about potential operational risks
      • Keen intuition for markets and a passion for studying them. Team player, driven and collaborative

      Posted by

      Manuel Fedriani

      Quantitative Finance Recruiter

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