Junior Trader – London

Website Aperture Investors

Suggested background:
• Experience trading global equity products of all types, including derivatives
• Knowledge of factors that affect equity markets, both fundamental and macro
•   Familiarity with applications used in the trading process – OMS, EMS, market data, Excel, risk metrics, etc.
• 3-5 years trading experience
• Some knowledge of other markets, e.g., credit and FX helpful but not required
Responsibilities Include:
• Working closely with the Portfolio Manager in order to execute the strategies of the fund
• Providing important information regarding market sentiment, trading volume, liquidity, and price volatility
• Collaborating with the Portfolio Manager to develop trading strategies
• Executing securities and derivative purchases and sales
• Developing and maintaining relationships with sales and trading representatives at securities dealersSuggested Competencies:
• Strong attention to detail

• Works well in a team environment
• Communicates well both verbally and in writing
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills
• Keeps up with emerging business, economic, and market trends
• Identifies new strategic market or product opportunities and proposes innovative strategies
• Ability to make decisions quickly and effectively
• Ability to adapt quickly and successfully in a dynamic business environment
• Takes initiative to seek out new opportunities and responsibilities
• Ability to generate creative solutions to solve highly complex problems
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