Roy Talman & Associates

Experienced Algorithmic Trader

Job Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 3 years ago(6/29/2017 1:39 PM)
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Trader/Trading Team


An established and growing Chicago based proprietary trading firm, is seeking experienced high volume Algo traders.  


You will be charged with developing new strategies utilizing proprietary software and customizing current strategies. Unlike a lot of other firms our traders work closely with our dedicated technology team in developing and enhancing existing strategies.


  • Bachelors Degree from a 4-year university Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
  • Strong GPA (3.5 or higher)
  • Proven ability to develop new, profitable trading strategies
  • 5+ years working experience of high volume trading
  • Preference to those with the ability to do light programming work using multi-dimensional arrays, nested loops, complex conditionals and simple file I/O
  • Preference to those who are fluent in Excel with experience in VBA and C+
  • Strong mathematical aptitude
  • Values teamwork and is capable of thinking independently
  • Can communicate effectively while under pressure
  • Can adapt to changing situations with ease
  • Has demonstrated the ability to use sound judgment while trading


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