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Junior Trader

Junior Trader London Hours: early mornings - early afternoons We are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time. About Us Founded more than 15 years ago and headquartered in Chicago, the D

Junior Trader
London Hours: early mornings – early afternoons
We are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time.
About Us
Founded more than 15 years ago and headquartered in Chicago, the DV Group of financial services firms has grown to more than 350 people operating throughout North America and in Europe. Since spinning out of a large brokerage firm in 2016, DV Trading has rapidly scaled as an independent proprietary trading firm utilizing its own capital, trading strategies, and risk management methodologies to provide liquidity to worldwide financial markets and hedging opportunities to commodity producers and users. Now, DV group affiliates include two broker dealers, a cryptocurrency market making firm, and a bourgeoning investment adviser.
We invest in exceptional individuals and empower them to realize their goals and make a lasting positive impact on our organization. Engaging a diverse group of talented people from different cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds helps provide us with a competitive advantage that drives our success.
Overview
We are seeking someone with a curious mind and an entrepreneurial spirit to join one of our trading desks as a Junior Trader. This is a well-established desk trading in a variety of asset classes. This role will be focused on the global energy markets and working European hours. This team highly values and encourages exploration of new strategies. The ideal candidate for this role will be tech-savvy, eager to learn, has the desire to make an impact, and takes initiative. You will have the opportunity to learn from experienced traders and apply your knowledge to the desk quickly.
Job Responsibilities
  • Work side by side with senior traders
  • Learn, manage, and take ownership of existing strategies over European hours
  • Learn proprietary methodologies and trading systems that support an established trading business
  • Execute quantitative research and post-trade analysis utilizing Python
  • Build and maintain trading models
  • Enhance existing trades; identify and pursue new opportunities
Requirements
  • Possess a strong work ethic and be able to learn quickly in a fast paced, high-pressure environment
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Maintain composure and communicate clearly when under pressure
  • Ability to succeed working as part of a diversified team
  • Strong interest in trading and financial markets
  • Strong understanding of math, probability, and statistics
  • Proficiency in statistical modeling
  • Experience in Python preferred
  • Advanced aptitude for problem solving multitasking
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