Securities, FICC Credit, Systematic Market Making, Quantitative Trader: Analyst/Associate



Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.


Job Summary

Candidates joining the Credit SMM Trading desk are engaged in market making in US Investment Grade credit products. The desk offers liquidity primarily in a principal capacity and trade with clients via vendor platforms and directly with clients intermediated by sales. Team members combine their mathematical, programming and market expertise to generate systematic strategies. The desk looks for individuals with strong mathematical skillsets, programming experience, and who are motivated to get hands on experience with algorithmic trading.


  • Work with developers to automate common desk workflows, streamline trading process
  • Improve existing trading (IG corps)
  • Develop new SMM business, specifically Munis and Emerging Market corps
  • Understand and analyze market microstructure, incorporate findings into trading strategies
  • Manage desk risk around special situations and outlier trades

Basic Qualifications

  • Prior trading or sales experience
  • Knowledge of Credit or Muni products

Preferred Qualifications

  • Programming experience in C++, Python, or Perl
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Background in applied mathematics, physics, or other relevant field
  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in a STEM area


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