Algorithmic Trader - Chicago, IL

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Job Order #:

MS061146

Title:

Algorithmic Trader - Chicago, IL

Location:

Chicago, IL 

Salary:

125000-175000

Salary Type:

per year

Occupations:

IT-Software Development: General-Other: IT-Software Development, IT Project Management, Software-System Architecture
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Job Description:

Algorithmic Trader

We are seeking highly talented individuals to join the team.  This is a rotational position:  first year covering European hours, second year covering Asian hours, and third year and beyond covering US hours.  This allows full exposure to all of the markets and products traded.
 
Responsibilities:
 
-Oversee and manage algorithmic trading platforms which operate in numerous global derivative markets on proprietary trading systems.
-Independently monitor trading systems to identify problems and opportunities, as well as to verify trading activity through front and back office systems.
-Actively interact with senior portfolio managers and strategy researchers to identify, develop, and improve trading strategies.
 
Qualifications:
 
-Problem solvers who are driven, self-motivated, and think creatively.
-Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering major.
-Strong problem solving and math skills and attention to detail.
-Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
-Must be motivated, dependable, and responsible.

*Looking for candidates from top tier universities with a strong GPA.  PhD in mathematics, statistics, physics or engineering is preferred.  Will consider candidates who have a Master's degree along with work experience.  Top universities include Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT, Carnegie Mellon University, Princeton University, Harvard University, University of California-Berkeley, Stanford University, University of Chicago, California Institute of Technology, University of California, Los Angeles, Columbia University, New York University, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Yale University, Cornell University, Brown University, etc.

Keywords:  Chicago IL Jobs, Algorithmic Trader, Trading, Algorithmic Trading Platforms, Front Office Systems, Back Office Systems, Chicago Recruiters, Information Technology Jobs, IT Jobs, Chicago Recruiting
 
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Company Will Relocate Candidates To Chicago!  Company Will Sponsor Candidates!
 
No Corp-To-Corp Or Third Party Recruiters; W-2 Direct Hire Only.
 
To Apply Now, Send Your Resume To http://www.nextstepsystems.com/jobseekers_submit.htm.
 
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States

Website: www.nextstepsystems.com

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