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Trader, Global Trading Unit

Location: 

London, GB

Job Function:  Portfolio Execution Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  5829

Trader, Portfolio Execution Group

 

The Portfolio Execution Group (PEG) comprises of teams involved in trade execution, treasury and currency hedging, asset rebalancing, passive replication and trade completion functions.

  

The Global Trading Unit (GTU) sits within PEG and is responsible for the implementation of GIC’s investment decisions across all public markets. GTU’s two main objectives are to provide specialist trading services to all GIC investment units and to harvest and deliver differentiated market intelligence useful to the investment process.

 

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our London Global Trading Unit team (GTU) as a Trader focusing on liquid instruments with deep knowledge of the electronic market place.

 

Responsibilities

• Execute equity program trades, equity/fixed income/commodity futures and foreign exchange trades.

• Utilize and build knowledge base of trading algorithms across equities, futures and foreign exchange. Will be responsible for optimizing algorithm and parameter selections for best execution.

• Refine infrastructure for measuring and monitoring execution costs. Achieve sustainable improvements in execution costs

 

Requirements

• Prior execution experience for systematic trading strategies, minimum 2 years.

• Portfolio Trading Experience a plus.

• Experience with automated trading.

• Good knowledge of trading algorithms.

• Advanced user of OMS/EMS.

• Fluency in a programming language such as R, kdb/q, Java or Python

• Passionate about working with large datasets and has ability to visualize and gain insights from raw data

• Bachelor’s degree required.

 

Minimum Education Level

Degree

Function

Investment Operations

Area of Interest

Public Markets

Location

London

Type

Permanent

Level

Mid Career

 

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.