Bond Trader - Emerging Markets

JOB DESCRIPTION
Overview

Due to our continued expansion, we are seeking to hire a trader to oversee our EMBI bond trading. You will be responsible for pricing and trading bonds mainly from the EMBI index, utilising both traditional and electronic methodologies while working to forge close relationships with counterparties.

 

Once on the desk you will have the opportunity to assume considerable risk and responsibilities and receive unique education and training in various trading techniques and methods.

This desk is a major growth area for SIG, and joining at this stage provides a unique opportunity with significant prospects.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Execute trades electronically or by phone. 
  • Modelling and pricing curves and relative value within the index
  • Drive the development of new automated trading strategies and improve existing strategies
  • Monitor market events, news, flows, and adjusting trading behaviour accordingly.
  • Collaborate with research and index desk to improve market leans.

What we're looking for
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2 to 5 years or more of experience focused in bond trading, preferable in EM Hard currency desk.
  • Strong knowledge base in and throughout the fixed income asset class with experience trading in credit markets.
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills in order to maintain productive relationships with external counterparties.
  • Familiar with Bloomberg along with various bond trading platforms

 

SIG does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or search firms. Any resume or referral submitted in the absence of a signed agreement will become the property of SIG and no fee will be paid.