Fixed Income Trader - Asset Management Fixed Income Trader - Asset Management …

in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Oct 21
Base Salary Plus Bonus
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Oct 21
Base Salary Plus Bonus
A top-tier institutional asset management firm in midtown Manhattan is currently looking to hire a Fixed Income Trader with 4 – 8 years of fixed income trading experience within the asset management / hedge fund industry. The Fixed Income Trader will be a member of a global team of traders and requires experience with trading sovereign bonds, corporate bonds, mortgage bonds and their derivatives.

Fixed Income Trader


  • Develop a new trading desk in New York as part of a global team of traders.
  • Execute trades in various segments of the international money / capital markets including rates, futures, corporate and mortgage bonds.
  • Support fixed income team by communicating real time market insights on liquidity, flow, ETF, and CDS activity to enhance relative value analyses.
  • Participate in portfolio team meetings and discussions to align investment objectives and provide transparency into execution strategies.
  • Create an overview of orders and trading activities including analyses to implement them in the most efficient and cost-effective way by using financial models, tools, and algorithms to support an informed and thoughtful trading process.
  • Participate in various projects / activities that support and enhance the trading function, for e.g. onboarding a new OMS/EMS system for all capital market products.
  • Maintain relationships with all external counterparties and internal stakeholders.
  • Enhance execution strategies through research in a variety of fields, ranging from derivative pricing to market micro structure analysis and systematic strategies including evaluation of new electronic platforms.
  • Contribute to innovative products, research, systems, and processes in the trading/investment field through relevant knowledge of global internal and external developments in the field of trading and financial markets.
  • Monitor, report, and participate in Best Execution and Fair Allocation meetings
  • Work closely with other traders on the global team and with professionals throughout the rest of the firm i.e., portfolio managers, risk and compliance managers, fiduciary managers.


  • 4 - 8 years of experience trading sovereign, corporate, mortgage bonds and their derivatives
  • 4 - 8 years of experience trading across asset markets supported by the Treasury and Trading department:  FX, Money Markets, Interest Rate Derivatives, Equity Derivatives, Commodities
  • Knowledge of financial markets/products and insight in financial modeling theory and data science methods and techniques
  • Excellent analytical/quantitative and coding skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, Bloomberg, R, Python, and some experience with data visualization (ideally Qlik) preferred (not required).
  • BA/BS Required
  • Pursuit of an MBA or CFA a plus (not required)
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