Technical Business Analyst (2014)
Tower Research Capital - New York, NY

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Tower Research Capital LLC, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks Technical Business Analysts to join its New York office. Technical Business Analyst positions are also available in London with Tower’s affiliate Spire Europe Limited.

Technical Business Analysts will work on projects involving global market relations, business development, operations, legal, and compliance, and they will interface with senior internal and external stakeholders. This role offers many opportunities for professional development in a quickly growing firm.

  • Ongoing support of global trading business
  • Design and prototyping of business management tools
  • Analytical support for Tower’s senior management
  • Strategic planning
  • Project management
Qualifications The ideal candidate will hold an undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, math, economics, or a related field from a top university and be available to start in the summer of 2014. He or she should have excellent critical thinking and communication skills, as well as an entrepreneurial mindset. Additionally, he or she should have:
  • A deep interest in capital markets
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • A strong work ethic
  • Experience building and maintaining web applications for business users
  • A demonstrated capacity to work independently
  • The ability to commit to two years minimum with the firm
  • Entrepreneurial experience (a plus)
  • Interface design experience (a plus)
  • Coursework in statistics or business analytics (a plus)
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
Spire Europe is an FCA-authorised firm based in central London. The firm engages in proprietary trading over exchanges, MTFs, and other markets in Europe, and it offers benefits and opportunities for growth similar to those provided by Tower.

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