Experienced Trader / High Frequency - London, England


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Experienced Trader / High Frequency - London, England





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per year


IT-Software Development: General-Other: IT-Software Development, Software-System Architecture

Job Description:

Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with four offices in Chicago, London, New York City, and Ottawa is seeking Traders. The Experience Trader role is primarily focused on researching, developing, operating, and optimizing market strategies during the trading day.  The Experienced Trader will be working on a small team in London which is currently focused on equity related products.  The Experienced Trader position requires attention to detail, teamwork and a passion for improvement.  Currently, we are looking for a Trader who preferably has a minimum of 1-2 years of financial markets trading experience, preferably in a proprietary trading environment.
-Continued development, optimization and progression of existing active strategies.
-Conducting base research and quantitative analysis of European markets and market data.
-New strategy idea generation, development and integration.
-Active operation of strategies in response to market news and movements.
-Hours:  7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
-Degree from an accredited university preferably in a science such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or related technical field while displaying a strong academic performance.
-Minimum of 1-2 years working experience in financial markets preferably with High Frequency Trading (HFT), algorithmic trading, or comparable experience.
-Ability to do light development a programming language, preferably C++, proficiency in other languages (e.g. Java, C#, C, Python, and R) is desirable.
-Strong mathematical aptitude, analytical and problem solving skills.
-Ability to use good judgment and to react calmly and quickly in an electronic trading environment.
-Demonstrated passion for trading.
-Learn new concepts quickly.
-Value teamwork and has a proven ability to cooperate with others.
-Self-motivated and self-directed in personal growth and learning.
-Has the ability to communicate effectively written and orally.
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Chicago, IL, United States

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