Credit E - Trading Desk Strategist - Vice President


: $141,710.00 - $127,920.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Using data science and statistics to produce data-driven, actionable insights for trading
Monitoring performance of e-trading models and platform to identify opportunities for improvement
Analyzing and reporting on trading/profitability/market share data
Driving design, roll-out and adoption of new models and trading systems on the trading desk
Raising awareness of the latest cutting-edge tools and technology available to the desk
Liaise with QR and Technology to execute and roll out improvements to desk processes
Build prototype applications for the desk to quickly evaluate ideas
We work in a very dynamic environment, and excellent communication skills are required in our interaction with trading, technology, and control functions. A passion for trading and markets is essential, as is a solid foundation in mathematics and statistics. The role requires a detailed understanding of both electronic trading as well as Credit markets, gained from at least 3 years of previous experience. A STEM undergraduate degree from a top tier institution is required. A graduate degree is preferred.
Essential skills:
Exceptionally strong in math, statistics and problem solving: calculus, linear algebra, probability, regression, time series analysis
Excellent practical data-analysis skills on real datasets, gained through hands-on experience
Credit market structure knowledge, especially regarding electronic platforms and protocols
Knowledge of electronic trading and market making systems and best practices
Familiarity with tools and methods of exploratory data analysis, visualization and modeling in Python e.g., pandas, scipy, sklearn, Jupyter
Experience programming with object-oriented languages (i.e. Python, C++, etc)
Knowledge of economics, finance and markets
Attention to detail: consistently produces accurate work and high quality written presentations
Excellent communication and presentation skills; can clearly and succinctly summarize analysis for trading and management
Ability to work in a high-pressure environment
Pro-active attitude. Should have a natural interest to learn about our business, models and technology platform

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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