Trading Desk Operations Specialist

Job Description

About the Position

In the Trading Desk Operations Specialist role, you will help manage the operational side of the trading desk’s activities and interact with various internal groups and external parties. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the flow of the trading and settlement cycle, as well as the regulatory and operational considerations of each step. Traders will rely on you to monitor trading tools, manage and update complex spreadsheets, optimize existing processes and develop new tools for the desk. As you become more familiar with the day-to-day operations of the desk it’s expected that you’ll dedicate an increasing amount of time to the coding and development functions.

About You

  • A strong quantitative foundation.
  • Exposure to programming, and an interest in expanding your technical skills.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, along with a detail-oriented mindset. We don’t look for one specific background; we’re interested in hiring effective communicators who can think critically and strive for continuous improvement.
  • The ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a willingness to learn.