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Next Step Systems

Experienced Trader, Chicago, IL

Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with offices in Chicago, London, & New York City is seeking an Experienced Trader to join a highly experienced US Equities team. As a trader, you will be tasked with not only analyzing and improving upon existing strategies but driving new initiatives.


– Make real time trading decisions using both quantitative and fundamental data.
– Use data analysis tools to identify and respond to unique market opportunities.
– Use cutting edge technology to build out effective trading strategies. Traders work closely with a dedicated technology team in developing and enhancing strategies.


– Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from a 4-year university in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or related technical field.
– Preferred GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
– 3+ years working experience of high volume, proprietary trading.
– C++ Programming, Excel Programming and VBA Programming experience.
– Proven ability to develop new, profitable trading strategies.
– Knowledge in Python, SQL or similar language, with ability to do programming work using multi-dimensional arrays, nested loops and complex conditionals.
– Excellent problem solving skills, with experience working in large date sets.
– Passion for trading and financial markets.
– Strong mathematical aptitude.
– Values teamwork and is capable of thinking independently.
– Can communicate effectively while under pressure.
– Thrives in a fast paced, ever changing environment.

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