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High Touch Equity Trader

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Square Point Capital New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Role: High Touch Equity Trader

Squarepoint is a global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets that seeks to achieve high quality, uncorrelated returns for our clients. We have deep expertise in trading, technology and operations and attribute our success to rigorous scientific research. As a technology and data-driven firm, we design and build our own cutting-edge systems, from high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. With main investment offices in New York, London and Singapore, we emphasize true, global collaboration by aligning our investment, technology and operations teams functionally around the world.

Overview of the role:

Squarepoint is looking for a qualified trader with 2-7 years of trading experience (sell side, buy side or combination) to join its investment team based in New York. This candidate will help build out a new and growing team at Squarepoint focussing on high touch trading and syndicate. This is quite a unique opportunity to join an innovative, global and multi-billion dollar organization.

Required Skills:

  • Keen understanding of the buy side /sell side dynamic, specifically as it relates to high touch Equity trading

  • Trade execution across various platforms

  • Knowledge of global market structure and its impact on trading

  • Strong, verifiable relationships within the sell side trading community (bulge brackets as well as regional/boutique firms) preferred

  • Proficiency in Excel and Bloomberg

  • Ability to multitask

  • Clearly and effectively communicates with strong written and oral skills

  • Strong math, statistics, data analytics and/or programming experience a plus

Required Attributes:

  • Passion for markets

  • Highly self-motivated

  • Detail oriented

  • Team player who works towards common goals, both independently and collaboratively

  • Outgoing and engaging

  • Professional work ethic

  • Intellectually curious

  • Willingness to adapt, learn and grow

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High Touch Equity Trader

Expired Job

Square Point Capital