The role is critical to the execution of their portfolio signals and is an integral part of their daily operation.
Trade execution in US equity markets involves monitoring the execution platform and stepping in when necessary with adjustments, overrides and manual orders. This activity
takes place between market open (9:30 EST) and market close (16:00 EST).
Oversight of hedging positions based on sensitivities generated by risk systems.
Discretion over trading, depending on risk targets and specific market conditions.
Operation of the trading applications to achieve portfolio objectives.
Generating reports using spreadsheet applications and log files.
Handling of trade routing software for a multi-broker solution including OMS/EMS.
Reducing responsibilities of their developers working in European time zone.
You will work closely with the quant researchers and portfolio managers in the fund.
The ideal candidate holds an undergraduate degree in economics, information technology, computer
science, mathematics, quantitative finance or a closely related field
Thorough familiarity with either the Windows or Linux operating systems, and
Analytical and numerical capabilities for analysing and reacting to events in the log files.
Ability to execute well defined commands on console / command prompt.
Quick grasp of new technologies like the Linux platform and trading software.
Enthusiasm and focus on learning to manage electronic trade execution systems.
Strong attention to detail.
Self-motivated and resourceful; ability to contribute to trouble-shooting and problem
Continuous availability during trading hours with preference to include some of the
pre-market period. This will facilitate teamwork with Europe-based colleagues.
The function may be discharged either on-site (in our New York office), or remotely.
Occasional visits to the office will be necessary to meet with senior management and
This is an entry level role.
Ideally you will have a visa to work in the US.
Please send a PDF resume to firstname.lastname@example.org