ATS Trading Strategist - Associate

The trading strategist will work as part of the ATS front-office team on the Rates floor in NYK with primary focus on the FX forward/swap markets. The individual must be responsible, independent and able to work in smooth coordination with the larger team. The group is globally distributed. The environment is fast-paced and challenging.

Members of the team are also expected to cover a wide range of responsibilities as ATS staff cross over between trading, quantitative analysis and technology. These include designing trading and execution strategies; researching micro-patterns and trends; building, maintaining and upgrading applications & tools; supporting day-to-day trading.

Core responsibilities:

  • Analysis of data to identify patterns and revenue opportunities
  • Formulation, analysis and back testing of pricing, execution, risk management strategies and trading signals
  • Expanding the group’s library of modeling, analytics and automation tools; resolving day to day trading issues

Essential skills:

  • Degree in math, physics, computer science or other quantitative fields
  • Excellent research skills
  • Good knowledge of statistics and machine learning
  • Attention to detail, adaptable and hungry to learn
  • Good programming skills in any language

Desirable skills:

  • Interest in market microstructures and quantitative trading
  • Experience in manipulating large amounts of data and implementing machine learning algorithms
  • Advanced degree (e.g. Phd) or any track record of conducting original research

Additional Note:

  • No financial/trading experience is required

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

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