Trading Strategist / Investment Analyst

New York, NY

POSITION OVERVIEW

 

Our Client is looking for a highly-motivated, hands-on Trading Strategist to find, develop and help implement optimal trade ideas within asset classes such as Rates, FX, Credit, Equities and Cross Assets.    The fund currently has $1.6B in assets deployed utilizing a thematic and unbiased approach across regions, asset classes and instruments.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Identify thematic ideas and corresponding optimal trading structures within various asset classes utilizing delta one, vol and cross market opportunities to take advantage of each thematic idea.
  • Combine bottom up micro level data analysis with top level thematic approach
  • Scan market opportunities outright in the vol space, utilizing tools such as regression analysis, back tests, cross market comparisons , positioning analysis and risk adjusted opportunity returns.
  • Developing positioning and valuation tools in order to provide trading signals
  • Ability to understand macroeconomic impacts and market dynamics

 

 

SKILLS / BACKGROUND

 

  • At least 4-10 minimum years’ experience within the hedge fund industry or within investment bank’s structuring and research teams
  • Background in econometrics and option pricing
  • Background in global volatility markets
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task and react in a high pressure environment
  • Demonstrated ability for thoroughness, attention to detail, and good judgment
  • Technical Skills Preferred: Advanced Excel skills (Modeling); Advanced VBA; General programming experience (Python, R/Matlab, etc)

 

NOTE: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 1/24/2018
Salary $80,000 - $130,000






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