Entry Level Trader (Night Shift) - Chicago

Job Description

Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with offices in Chicago, London, Amsterdam and New York City, is seeking an Entry Level Trader to work in the Chicago Office (not remote) during the Asian Shift (approx. 3:00 pm until Midnight). This position will fit talented college graduates who possess innate capabilities, such as those listed under required skills. No prior industry experience is required but is a plus. Training will take place on the job. This position is overnight between the hours of 3:00 pm and 12:30 am will be located in the Chicago office.


Required Skills:


  • Strong computer skills with the ability to read and write code in Python
  • Proficiency in C/C++ is helpful
  • Math aptitude, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Quantitative background in math/stats, engineering or economics
  • Ability to react calmly and quickly in an electronic trading environment
  • Demonstrated interest in trading
  • Learns new concepts quickly
  • Has demonstrated the ability to use good judgment
  • Maintains integrity at all times
  • Values teamwork but still can think and work independently
  • Will dig in and be self-motivated and self-directed in personal growth and learning
  • Can communicate effectively while under pressure
  • Can adapt to changing situations with ease
  • Capable of maintaining focus with a strong drive for success
  • Ability to work on a competitive team
  • Mental discipline and ability to solve problems under pressure
  • Working knowledge of SQL



Degree from an accredited university in a hard science such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or related technical field while displaying a strong academic performance.


Please note: only individuals whose qualifications match our current needs will be contacted for further screening and/or interviews.


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