Career Opportunities
   


Staffing Global specializes in the following industries:

FINANCIAL SERVICES
MUTUAL FUND INDUSTRY
HEDGE FUND INDUSTRY
SALES AND TRADING
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANTS
TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY

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JOB ONE
Electronic Trading Sales

Position involves selling Electronic Trading Services, with a focus on Algorithmic Trading initiative.  The individual will work with a group of salespeople representing the Trading Products and FIX connectivity team, primarily pitching firm's capabilities to North American Clients.

Principal Responsibilities:

Acquire new accounts and penetrate existing accounts in North America to utilize our Global trading platform and trading tools focusing on pitching our algorithmic trading offerings.
Liaise between Client, Sales team, legal, technology and client implementation group to ensure proper set up of accounts.
Interact with clients for training, education, additional sales and other cross selling opportunities within the Equities division.


Experience/Skills:
Strong interpersonal/communication skills
Trading and/or Quantitative background, with a thorough   understanding of the
Algorithmic trading environment.
Knowledge of Global Markets (understanding of landscape, trading and regulatory
environment.)
Familiarity with technology (Connectivity, Order Management Systems, Trading
Software.)


JOB TWO
Vice President - Marketing/Sales

JOB SUMMARY:

This candidate will market Electronic Analytics Systematic Trading products and provide product support to external clients and internally to the Equity Division, IDI, & GCS.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Report to Senior Managing Director.
Promote Trading Products usage by prospecting for clients to connect directly to/use Bear algorithms.
Train and demo clients and internal users on algorithms, including trade analytics package and front-end systems.
Manage and maintain current client base in their day-to-day needs.
Develop and update marketing literature.
Ability to communicate with various facets of business including Development, IT, Connectivity, internal users and external client base.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred degree in applied Mathematics or heavy quant knowledge/experience.
Extensive knowledge in algorithms or experienced with the variety of algorithms products.
Two five yrs sales experience with the ability to answer product related questions.
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JOB THREE
Senior Product Manager

Electronic Trading Services

Status: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Location: New York, NY
Job Category: Financial Services

Job Description

Electronic Trading Services is seeking a qualified candidate to lead cross asset business and product development initiatives in the electronic trading space including equities, derivatives, FX and quantitative strategies.

The candidate's responsibilities will include identifying new business opportunities, developing and presenting strategic business plans, defining new business and product requirements, leading cross-functional development teams on initiatives from conception through implementation. In carrying out these responsibilities, the candidate will work with various levels of management across multiple lines of business and with external partners; and is expect to coordinate, prepare and present senior management communications.

The Senior Product Manager will have responsibility for projects relative to both new and existing products and services through enhancements, research, pricing/fees/profitability, management implementation, analysis, reporting and performance tracking. This is a senior level position requiring a mastery of product management/development, marketing, and strategic planning in a financial services organization.

Senior Product Managers at this level are considered to be experts in the development and management of complex and innovative product lines/projects, or development of new products or services in which interaction with multiple divisional representatives is required. They exercise independent judgment and decision-making in the selection of new and existing products/services as well as in the interpretation of analytical findings that ultimately impact company profitability and competitiveness. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

Responsibilities:

Lead new business and product development initiatives from conception to implementation
Recommend new products for development based on market needs and business goals.
Analyze industry trends and competitor offerings to identify new business opportunities
Develop business requirements and/or business case, including financial analysis and develop project plans
Assemble and lead project teams in the creation and launch of new products and programs designed to support strategies and business objectives.
Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with external and internal partners to ensure the successful execution of initiatives. 

Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university
Masters Business Administration or Finance preferred
Financial Services background preferred
Technology background helpful but not a must
International experience helpful
Proven ability to present information to top management and lead cross-functional teams
Self-directed, results-driven management style.
Collaborative work style


JOB FOUR

Software Developer, NYC

Brokerage firm providing advanced trading technologies and services to institutional managers and hedge funds. Headquartered in NYC , with global offices throughout US, Europe and Asia. Our services for trade execution and analysis enable clients to access liquidity, measure performance; lower trading costs and streamline the trading process. From offices around the globe, we work to fulfill each client's individual set of trading goals and needs.

Direct Market Access trading system that combines the best trading experiences and execution capabilities. We continue to innovate and are currently seeking C++/C# Developers at different levels in our New York office. You will join the team to design, develop and support the client and server applications, including Client Trading Application (XE), Real-time Direct Quotes subsystem, Execution Servers and Algorithmic Smart Router.

Qualifications we seek include:
Highly proficient in C++, C# and related technologies such as MFC, .NET, STL, sockets, threading & remoting
Proficient in OO design & programming (UML, C++, C#, Java, etc)
Strong server and/or client (GUI) experience with real-time distributed enterprise systems
Working knowledge of best practices and design patterns
Working knowledge of RDBMS

Business experiences we seek include:
Working knowledge of financial systems
Knowledge of Equity cash and derivative US and International markets, FIX protocol and market data API's is highly desired
Experience with high volume real-time trading systems is highly desired

We require a B.S. in Computer Science or a related discipline with relevant experience; a Master's degree is a plus.

JOB FIVE
800K QUANTITATIVE CREATOR/DEVELOPER Financial Trading Systems

MUST HAVE THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF ALL Almgren & Chriss CONCEPTS

MUST BE ABLE TO DEVELOP, IMPLEMENT, TEST, BENCHMARK and SUPPORT AUTO-TRADING STRATEGIES SUCH AS VWAP, PAIRS, SHORT TERM PRICING, LONG SHORT BASKETS and more

CREATE ANALYTICS TO GENERATE SIGNALS FOR PROCESSING ORDER FLOW AND ABLE TO APPLY HIGH-FREQUENCY TRADING STRATEGIES TO OPTIMIZE AUTOMATED EXECUTION OF CLIENT ORDER FLOW

DEVELOP ALGORITHMIC TRADING PLATFORM, PARTICULARLY MICRO-TRADING STRATEGIES FOR BLOCKS AND PORTFOLIOS INCLUDING: ARRIVAL PRICE, CLOSE, VWAP, PERCENT PARTICIPATION, AND PAIRS

EVALUATE AND DEVELOP DATABASE FOR PRE-TRADE CALCULATIONS OF MARKET IMPACT AND RISK

COMPREHEND ALGORITHMIC PORTFOLIO TRADING ANALYTIC TOOLS

DEPLOY AND SCALE AN ELECTRONIC TRADING PLATFORM TO RECEIVE ORDER FLOW FROM CUSTOMERS VIA FIX CLIENT CONNECTIVITY

BUILD AN AUTOMATED TRADING SYSTEM IN C++ TO EXECUTE EQUITY PORTFOLIO STRATEGIES, and INTEGRATE SYSTEM WITH REAL TIME MARKET DATA WITH ALGORITHMS AND SHORT-TERM TRADING MODELS TO ORDER AND MANAGE EXECUTIONS WITHIN PORTFOLIO CONSTRAINTS {THESE TRADING MODELS USE CORRELATIONS, CROSS SECTIONAL AND AUTO REGRESSIVE METHODS IN C++}

DEVELOP A FUNCTION TO HELP OPTIMIZE EXECUTION OF PORTFOLIO/BASKET LEVEL/SINGLE-STOCK TRADING

CREATE AND DESIGN STRATEGIES TO DYNAMICALLY MINIMIZE THE TRADEOFF BETWEEN TIMING RISK AND IMPACT ON A PORTFOLIO LEVEL WHILE MAINTAINING DOLLAR/BETA NEUTRALITY

DEVELOP AND CREATE closing ALGORITHMS, illiquid ALGORITHMS, and other ALGORITHMS TO FOLLOW THE MARKET-RELATIVE PRICE MOVES OF STOCKS AND IMPLEMENT VARIOUS STATISTICAL ARBITRAGE STRATEGIES, INCLUDING LONG-SHORT, MARKET NEUTRAL AND SCHEDULE OR TIMER BASED ALGORITHMS