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Market Maker

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As part of our corporation expansion, we are looking for TWO experienced commodity and currency market maker to join our team. You will have the opportunity to trade and market make for a variety of products using our automated trading systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Trade and manage risk of specific product(s) and market(s)
  • Use analytical problem-solving skills to develop new trading tactics.
  • Respond to market information, announcements and other trading activities.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate with Merits in MSc Degree from a prestigious University, in a subject related to mathematics.
  • Have an understanding of speculative trading and market making for futures market, including the forex and commodity market
  • Have a basic understanding of various trading platform including CQG, Trading Technologies and Stellar.
  • Programming skills include Python, Matlab or R, etc. are preferable
  • Sufficient knowledge and passion about world financial markets, macro and microeconomics.
  • A team player, self-disciplined in trading activities, able to work under pressure and willingness to trade the Asian hours.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, in Mandarin and English, and the ability to communicate with Asian companies and exchanges at a business level.
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills including the ability to function effectively within a fast-paced environment and the ability to multitask.
  • High attention to detail and affinity for data analysis
  • High levels of self-motivation, energy and initiative with a commitment to excellence.

Closing Date: 19th April 2018

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £30,000.00 /year

To apply, please send your CV along with a short explanation of why you want to become a trader, to