Overview

Job Description

Traders partner with Portfolio Managers and investment teams to manage risk, identify investment opportunities and make trading decisions in response to market information and trading activity. Traders work in a team environment that closely integrates trading, quantitative research and technology.

Key Responsibilities:
Monitor and respond to incoming market information, economic announcements, and general trading activity to manage portfolio risk and identify investment opportunities
Make statistically based and process-driven trading decisions across a large distributed portfolio
Utilize quantitative and statistical methods to complete data-driven projects
Help manage risk and perform detailed PnL reconciliation for Fixed Income and/or Foreign Exchange portfolios
Work in close integration with Technology and Quantitative Research to test and implement software changes, develop algorithms, and enhance strategy, tactics and process

Skillset Requirements:
Experience analyzing large data sets
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in finance, economics, mathematics, engineering, computer science or physics
Minimum GPA of 3.5
Advanced proficiency in Excel and experience with a programming/scripting language (Python, R, C++)
Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, with strong attention to detail
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced team environment

Opportunities available in New York, Greenwich and London
About Citadel

Citadel is a global investment firm built around world-class talent, sound risk management, and innovative leading-edge technology. For a quarter of a century, Citadel’s hedge funds have delivered meaningful and measurable results to top-tier investors around the world, including sovereign wealth funds, public institutions, corporate pensions, endowments and foundations.

With an unparalleled ability to identify and execute on great ideas, Citadel’s team of more than 675 investment professionals, operating from offices including Chicago, New York,  San Francisco, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai, deploy capital across all major asset classes, in all major financial markets.

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