Trader
PEAK6 Investments, L.P. - Chicago, IL

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PEAK6 is currently seeking a volatility trader to support Portfolio Manager(s) in our growing hedge fund group and focus on executing trade flow and generating trading ideas.

Key Skills & Responsibilities:
  • Execute trades across the corporate capital structure with emphasis on convertible bonds and options
  • Partner with Portfolio Manager and other team members to develop and implement effective volatility based investment strategies, generate trading ideas and manage daily portfolio positions
  • Seek out opportunistic and value-oriented volatility-based investment opportunities in the equity, bond, and option markets through performing scenario and fundamental based analyses
  • Coordinate with client advisors and prepare and present proposals to PMs and investors
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the buy & sell side and internal departments including Operations, Compliance, Marketing and Technology

Job Requirements:
  • Must hold a Bachelor’s or foreign equivalent degree in Business, Finance, Economics or a related field
  • At least 3-5 years of investment experience at a reputable financial institution performing with an annual track record of positive returns on investments
  • Vol oriented trading experience in convertible bonds and options
  • Highest ethical standards
  • Team oriented
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently, self motivated, and proactive in achieving individual and team objectives
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to think critically & objectively
  • Developed quantitative skills including deep Excel knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

PEAK6 Investments, L.P. - 17 months ago - save job - block
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PEAK6 is a financial institution founded on one simple notion - there has to be a better way. By asking the tough questions, and...