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Director of Electronic Trading

Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for a team player to help advance our electronic trading systems and usage. This individual will work intimately with each trading desk to better understand electronic trading issues and will be responsible for generating ideas to manage and solve these issues while promoting education, electronic functionality, and best practices.

What you'll do
Train Traders on existing quantitative strategies
Identify and implement improvements to our derivative models
Improve traders experience with effective automation
Propose and build new quantitative functionality
Research and backtest new trading ideas

What you'll need
4+ years of trading experience with a focus on quantitative/systematic trading
Proven background working with development teams to implement technical features
Strong quantitative skills, entrepreneurial attitude, creative problem-solving skills, and ability to implement iterative improvements to trading systems
Ability to communicate clearly, quickly, and effectively in a dynamic environment
Exposure to programming languages, such as C++, C#, and Python is preferred
Confident team player motivated by a fast-paced environment

Women and underrepresented groups frequently apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications.
We encourage you to break that mold and apply. No candidate is perfect; all have a lot to offer.
We welcome your application.

Core Values
The secret to our award-winning culture is our Core Values:---Team, Me In Team, Own It, Iterative Innovation, and Passionate Discourse.---We live and breathe these values every day.

Our Stance
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a non-discriminatory employment environment for its employees. Discrimination against employees and applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, military, and veteran status is prohibited. We encourage initiatives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. We are committed to providing a positive environment in which team members are treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy. Our firm believes in a dynamic culture of inclusion and diversity, where people thrive on individual and organizational characteristics, values, experiences, and backgrounds.

Work Schedule: Regular and reliable attendance during business hours with the ability to be on-site prior to the start of business on occasion
Physical: Ability to remain at a desk and concentrate for long periods of time
Amount of Travel Required: None
Sponsorship: Not available for this position

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