Algo Swaps Trader
Barclays Capital - New York, NY

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We provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. Our clients also benefit from access to the breadth of expertise across Barclays. We’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management.

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It is the policy of Barclays Capital to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Main Function/Duties

Program algo strategies directly into Java-based algo system for auto-hedging customer flows, prop trading, valuation, etc

Auto quote logic to customers

Perform customer profitability analysis

Identify opportunities to enhance efficiencies or effectiveness, or build infrastructure

Utilize analytical and technical skills to achieve profitable results

Demonstrate and maintain a commanding knowledge of swaps market

Takes sound action given a limited amount of time and information.

Hedges logically; knows when to realize profits and exits failing positions appropriately

Follow through with and proactively manages execution of trades

Manage risk at appropriate levels to enhance capital efficiency and to create commercial advantages for the organization

Approach all decisions with a clear understanding of risk implications

Consistently practice proper rules of engagement with clients

Accurately and proactively communicate material changes in risk exposure

Person Requirements Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree
3+ years experience trading in Swaps
3+ years experience programming OR quantitative model driven experience in Swaps
2+ years of experience in MS Office (e.g. pivot tables, macros)

Preferred Qualifications

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop build and strengthen client relationships
Strong analytical and adaptive skills
Strong attention to detail
Desire to learn; excels in fast pace, multi-tasking environment
Ability to work independently
Strong presentation and communication skills

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Barclays Bank is the flagship subsidiary of global financial group Barclays PLC. The bank is primarily active in the UK, where it has some...