Old Mission Capital

  • Trading Assistant/Trade Analyst

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Old Mission Capital, is a quantitative proprietary trading firm and is currently recruiting a Trading Assistant / Trade Analyst to join our Chicago office. This trading assistant/trade analyst will be responsible for supporting  the trade desk in all operational aspects from reconciling positions, tracking expenses and PnL and communicating with traders in other offices. You may also be responsible for operating our electronic trading systems and assist in monitoring risk for the trade desk. 


    • Reconcile positions, intraday and at the start of the day
    • Track PnL and all operational expenses for the trading desk
    • Assist our senior traders in communicating with our other traders in other locations
    • Assist in day to day tasks of the trading desk, and providing coverage for the senior traders as needed. 
    • Assist in operating our electronic trading systems
    • Assist in monitoring risk for the desk


    • Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field
    • Strong quantitative, analytical, research oriented and problem solving skills
    • Programming skills in Python is preferred and familiar with Bloomberg and/or Reuters. Must be proficient with Excel and VBA
    • Exceptional communication both written and verbal and has the ability to handle multiple tasks in a time sensitive, fast paced, collaborative, collegial environment.
    • Successful candidates will have a passion for the financial market and want to work in a collaborative team.
    • Must be detail oriented and organized.
    • Demonstrated ability to learn new things (e.g.: scripting ability to assist the desk in building new tools).


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