Market Relations Analyst
Tower Research Capital - New York, NY

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Tower Research Capital LLC, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Market Relations Analyst. He or she will work with the Operations team and various internal and external parties to evaluate and access new markets and to provide operational support for Tower’s traders on various exchanges and marketplaces, with a deep focus on market microstructure and current market regulatory trends. This role offers many opportunities for professional development in a quickly growing firm.

  • Managing relationships with markets and brokers, including but not limited to overseeing exchange memberships, opening trading and clearing accounts, coordinating connectivity, tracking regulatory and technology changes, and developing and executing project plans as required
  • Researching and analyzing new markets and financial products and assisting with Tower’s expansion in those markets and products
  • Working with the Director of Business Development and other senior managers to develop innovative business practices and effective methods to manage Tower’s rapidly expanding business
  • Working with the Operations team to design information management systems and tools
  • Working with internal teams to administer and refine internal business processes
  • Coordinating with Tower’s technology teams to open and maintain trading accounts
  • Collaborating with the Director of Business Development and senior management on other projects as needed
Qualifications The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of experience in a capital markets role, strong knowledge of the equities, commodities, and derivatives markets, and critical thinking and communication skills. Additionally, he or she should have:
  • Experience with market data agreements
  • Exceptional analytical abilities and experience with presenting data in order to assist in strategic decision-making
  • A demonstrated ability to take ownership of projects and to lead them independently to their conclusions
  • Experience with negotiating and executing business agreements
  • Expertise with databases, reporting tools, and spreadsheets
  • Outstanding organizational abilities and a strong attention to detail
  • Deep experience with any specific asset class, e.g. FX or futures (a plus)
  • Experience with SharePoint (a plus)
  • CFA designation (a plus)
  • Familiarity with current market trends and developments; Series 7, 27, and/or 24 certifications (pluses)
Benefits Tower's main office and garden roofdeck are located in TriBeCa, a neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, Tower's cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:
  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Free gym membership
  • Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festival