Careers

+Trader

Job Summary

The Trader is a key member of a trading team. This position will assist the trade process in areas such as order execution, risk management, and capital deployment.

This person will work closely with a small investment team responsible for managing a strategy of a private fund. Strong computer skills, attention to detail, positive attitude, and the ability to work in a team environment are required be successful in any position with our firm.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Trader can expect to focus their work in the following areas:

  • Trade order creation and execution
  • Post trade processing and resolving trade settlement issues in a timely manner
  • Profit & Loss of assigned trading strategy
  • Identify workflow/system improvements

Qualifications: The Trader position typically requires the following qualifications:

  • Solid fundamental understanding of Options and Stocks
  • Previous experience in a similar role (2 years)
  • A friendly professional demeanor and ability to excel in a team oriented environment
  • Strong proficiency with trading platforms and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented aptitude; a high degree of accuracy is required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn and adapt to change
  • Desire/ability to work successfully in a small company environment

Salary: Pay/benefits are competitive based on industry standards.

  • Salary will be based on experience
  • Performance bonus

Benefits

  • Company sponsored health insurance
  • 401k with percentage match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Upscale Sarasota office environment

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+Research Specialist

Job Summary

The Research Specialist is a key member of a trading team and will be tasked to support the Options Trading Team by providing detailed information on investment strategies, including dividends, earnings, and volatility.

This person will work closely with a small investment team responsible for managing a private strategy fund. Strong computer skills, attention to detail, positive attitude, and the ability to work in a team environment are required be successful in any position with our firm.

Duties and Responsibilities

Research Specialist can expect to focus their work in the following areas:

  • Research and process corporate actions- (i.e. tender offers)
  • Monitor dividends, earnings, volatility
  • Support Investment research & reporting
  • Investment and Operational Projects as needed
  • Provide reporting and expectation data.

Qualifications: The Research Specialist position typically requires the following qualifications:

  • Solid fundamental understanding of Options and Stocks
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Math background
    • Core understanding in finance, statistics, modeling.
  • A friendly professional demeanor and ability to excel in a team oriented environment
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong proficiency with Mathematica and/or Matlab a plus (but not necessary)
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented aptitude; a high degree of accuracy is required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn and adapt to change
  • Desire/ability to work successfully in a small company environment

Salary: Pay/benefits are competitive based on industry standards.

  • Salary will be based on experience
  • Performance bonus

Benefits

  • Company sponsored health insurance
  • 401k with percentage match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Upscale Sarasota office environment

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+Assistant Trader Apprenticeship

Job Summary

The path to becoming a trader is through the combination of knowledge and experience. Our firm takes great pride providing an apprenticeship program that combines the education and practical experience for those seeking a career in the professional trading field.

The Apprenticeship program combines detailed training and practical application. This person will work closely with a small trading team and assigned specific duties. Their primary role is to support the trading team with tasks that include but not limited to; data monitoring, research, order handling, and supporting the systems and functions of the trading team.

Qualifications: The Assistant Trader position typically requires the following qualifications:

  • A basic understanding of Options and Stocks
  • Excellent problem solving and analytic skills.
  • Strong academic credentials
  • High level of accountability and responsibility
  • Initiative and Passion
  • Interest in financial markets
  • Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • A friendly professional demeanor and ability to excel in a team oriented environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn and adapt to change
  • Desire/ability to work successfully in a small company environment

Duties and Responsibilities: Assistant Traders can expect to focus their work in the following areas:

  • Supporting the trade order creation and execution
  • Supporting post trade processing and resolving trade settlement issues in a timely manner
  • Sourcing and managing data.
  • Research projects

Training: The Assistant Trader will participate in training classes on the following topics:

  • Equity Markets
  • Derivative markets (Greeks)
  • Risk Management / Hedging
  • Trading Technologies

Games: Trading involves understanding risk and probabilities. Understanding game theory and playing certain games will help hone your analytical and decision making skills.

  • Poker
  • Backgammon

Progress: During the apprenticeship, additional tasks and duties will be assigned as the Assistant Trader masters their current duties. Progress is measured based on skills and merit.

Benefits: Pay/benefits are competitive based on industry standards.

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+Trader Intern

The Trader Intern program is designed to give individuals seeking a career in the professional trading arena an opportunity to gain insight into trading operations. You will be working with the trading team, assigned daily tasks, take classes and even play games.

We are looking for individuals that like a challenge and are driven. Who don’t shy away from the unknown and are willing to push themselves.

Qualifications:

  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong math and analytical background
  • High level of accountability and responsibility
  • Initiative and Passion
  • Interest in financial markets
  • Understanding of Microsoft Excel

Duties and Responsibilities: Trader Intern can expect to focus their work on supporting the trading team by:

  • Collecting data and information
  • Creating reports and spreadsheets
  • Preparing reports and research.

Training: The Trader Intern will participate in training classes on the following topics:

  • Equity Markets
  • Derivative markets (Greeks)
  • Risk Management / Hedging
  • Trading Technologies

Games: Trading involves understanding risk and probabilities. Understanding game theory and playing certain game will help hone your analytical and decision making skills.

  • Poker
  • Backgammon

Research Project: The Trader Intern will be assigned a research project to complete during the Program.

Success: Successful Trader Interns will be invited to join our Assistant Trader Apprentice Program as permitted.

Duration: The program typically runs in the summer for 8 weeks. Special Intern Programs may run longer and/or during other parts of the year. Contact us about availability.

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