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GENEVA TRADING CAREERS

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

ALL TRADING OPENING

  • Experienced Traders and Trading Teams
  • Quantitive Trader (Asian Hours)
Experienced Traders and Trading Teams

Geneva Trading is looking for extraordinary individuals and trading teams to join our growing firm.


As a leader in the global derivatives markets, we empower our revenue centers to achieve success through our high-performance platform & APIs, robust market data, cutting-edge execution data visualization, and back-office support. We offer each revenue center the freedom, tools, and capital to trade a wide range of products and strategies in a collaborative environment that is respectful of trade secrets. 


Geneva is also unique in that we provide a transparent cost structure and encourage our revenue generators to work across the organization to optimize our technology footprint and expenses.


Looking to join an industry-leading, entrepreneurial firm that empowers you to achieve success and maximize your profits? Submit a quick application below to learn more about the opportunities available at Geneva Trading.

Quantitive Trader (Asian Hours)

How You Can Make An Impact


Our Quant Traders work in a concerted effort with other global team members to achieve profitability goals.

Work with team to support the trading desk during core trading hours ( Sunday – Thursday 4:00 pm to ~12:00 am)

Managing positions and capitalize on trading opportunities

Monitor and troubleshoot our proprietary software and trading infrastructure

Use systematic and analytical skills to anticipate problems and proactively formulate solutions

Analyse trading performance and financial time series data with fundamental statistical theories

Manage risk and utilize detailed knowledge of all risk procedures

Work closely with Traders, Quants, and Developers on projects and other ad hoc requests


What You’ll Need


Advanced degree in Finance, Economics, or a STEM-related field of study

Prior experience as a Junior Trader at a proprietary trading firm, hedge fund, or other financial services firm preferred

Demonstrated success in competitive environments (i.e. poker, chess, athletics, etc.)

Working knowledge of game theory, options theory, and derivatives products

A calculated risk-taker with experience monetizing opportunities in financial markets

Demonstrated experience writing and implementing statistical ideas in Python, R, C++, Q (kdb)

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proven ability to work well in a collaborative, team-oriented environment


Who We Are


Geneva Trading LLC is a global principal trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago and Dublin. Our dedication to improving and optimizing our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attract individuals with the drive to innovate.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

CORPORATE OPENINGS

  • Enterprise Project Manager
  • Talent Development Manager
Enterprise Project Manager

How You Can Make An Impact 

We are looking for an Enterprise Project Manager to join our growing team. This person will work at the intersection of project management, communications, and knowledge management to drive cross-functional, high-impact initiatives, and continuous business improvement items. They will be required to collaborate and communicate with cross-functional teams to provide firm-wide oversight on complex projects, ensure new process adoption, as well as hold key stakeholders accountable for their deliverables. The ideal candidate has prior experience with building out an enterprise-wide project management framework while successfully leading multiple interconnected projects, including enterprise-wide technology projects, from strategic planning to completion.


Evaluate current state and implement project management template and framework with the goal of firm-wide adoption

Act as a resource to other departments on project management best practices

Manage multiple projects concurrently, including creating accurate plans/forecasts, organizing timelines and deliverables in a clear, concise project plan, managing status reports, and ensuring milestones are tracked and escalated

Own all facets of critical strategic software migration projects, including migration of third-party systems to proprietary systems

Improve the execution and reporting of existing interdepartmental projects, as well as increase transparency and accuracy to deliver current projects successfully

Create and deliver accurate reports (KPI’s, metrics, strategic initiatives) and presentations to management/leadership

Determine metrics and reporting to evaluate post-implementation impact of projects

Collect all necessary project requirements and documentation, including maintaining project budgets and timelines, and create project reporting metrics

Manage enterprise-wide product and project pipeline, including complex enterprise platforms and systems (SaaS), from planning to completion using best practices

Clearly outline responsibilities and expectations and accurately discern/challenge realities of delays

Actively participate in the annual strategic planning process and offer guidance on feasibility of initiatives to leadership team Partner with IT and Accounting departments to manage the budgets and timelines of strategic projects integral to our corporate function


What You’ll Need 


Bachelor’s degree highly preferred7+ years of experience in a PMO with an emphasis on leadership and change management

Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile, Six Sigma, or another project management certification required

Experience working within trading, financial services industry highly preferred

Experience with business process management, workflow, and life cycle management

Experience with Atlassian Suite, knowledge of MS Project Suite of products preferred

Prior experience running highly complex, enterprise-wide software development projects, including knowledge of technology development lifecycles

Proven success in managing complex, enterprise platforms or systems (i.e. SaaS)Excellent communicator who is able to effectively convey critical information to technical and non-technical staff across the organization in a clear, concise manner

A strategic thinker that is able to translate vision into an actionable plan and align, initiate, and execute on opportunities

A tenacious problem-solver that keeps the holistic picture in mind when formulating solutions across multiple projects

Prefers working in a fast-paced environment with a strong sense of urgency

Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment A high degree of integrity and emotional intelligence

A proactive, self-starter who is results-oriented and quality-driven in their work


Who We Are 


Geneva Trading LLC is a global principal trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago and Dublin. Our dedication to improving and optimizing our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attract individuals with the drive to innovate. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

Talent Development Manager

How You Can Make An Impact


The Geneva Trading HR team is seeking to hire a dedicated resource that will partner with leadership in centralizing all learning and development across the firm. This individual will shape all learning activities, including formalizing learning materials, partnering with leadership and SMEs to develop learning paths, and designing a curriculum that integrates with all other HR functions.

Partner with Senior Leadership in centralizing all learning and development across the firm

Implement a learning strategy that aligns with:the firm’s overall strategy and vision core competencies and success profiles employees’ individual goals and performance

Collaborate with key stakeholders in assessing current L&D programs and courses to identify future needs and make improvements where necessary

Elevate the necessary skills required to make our desired cultural shifts and plan for future succession

Enhance our current internship program

Assist technology leaders in formalizing existing training for our platform and proprietary software

Improve our current onboarding program

Ensure that training goes beyond the learning environment and can be practically applied

Help shape and develop existing and future leaders

Work closely with HR Director in aligning performance with learning for future career path development

Facilitate training with internal SMEs and traders

Coach presenters/trainers on presentation skills and course development

Partner with the HR team to implement learning tracks, courses, and paths within the current LMS (Paycom)Identify outside vendors to facilitate trainings that are not able to be sourced in-house


What You’ll Need 


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Learning, and Organizational Development, or a related field required

Minimum of 7+ years in talent development or a learning and development environment Prior experience building and implementing an L&D strategy, learning programs, and/or an enterprise learning framework

Financial services industry not required, prior tech experience preferred

Experience partnering across business functions and management levels

Familiarity with project and budget management

Previously worked with various e-learning vendors and an LMS

Demonstrated ability to influence and establish strong relationships with leaders at all levels High Emotional Intelligence (EQ) with a passion for mentoring and developing others A strong, engaging communicator Avid learner Results-driven 


Who We Are 


Geneva Trading LLC is a global principal trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago and Dublin. Our dedication to improving and optimizing our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attract individuals with the drive to innovate. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

RISK OPENINGS

  • Quant Analyst
  • Quantative Risk Analyst
  • Senior Quantative Risk Analyst
Quant Analyst

How You Can Make An Impact 


As a Quantitative Analyst, you will play a key role in supporting our global risk and operations teams. The ideal candidate has a strong technical background and interest in the derivatives markets.

Develop a strong understanding of our proprietary systems

Evaluate our current workflow and propose solutions to increase efficiency with a strong emphasis on process automation

Create tools and dashboards for internal trade monitoring Model, analyze, and optimize existing and new risk tools, such as VaR and stress tests

Assist in the development and implementation of analytical risk models to provide insight into the firm’s various trading activities

Work directly with traders and senior management on escalated risk issues

Perform risk and performance studies with moderate scripting and statistical analysis

Perform daily trading reconciliations and other post-trade activities, including investigating and identifying the root cause of trade breaks

Partner with our accounting department to ensure that they receive detailed reconciliation reports

Manage external vendor relationships

Manage ad hoc projects and requests on a day-to-day basis

What You’ll Need

An advanced degree in a STEM-related field of study highly-preferred

Prior risk desk or operations experience in a proprietary trading or similar financial services firm required

Strong programming skills in Python and R required

Understanding of futures and derivatives trading (Fixed Income, FX, Equities, Commodities, etc.) and their Greeks required Strong working knowledge and hands-on familiarity with a range of techniques to evaluate and represent a market risk, including Historical Simulation, VaR, Scenario Analysis/Stress Testing, Greeks, Option profiles, etc. A deep understanding of statistical methods and experience employing optimization libraries and statistical packages (e.g. R, Matlab)Experience with kdb/Q is a plus Ability to handle high-pressure situations

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and entrepreneurial environment


Who We Are 

Geneva Trading LLC is a global proprietary trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago and Dublin. Our dedication to the improvement and optimization of our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attract individuals with the drive to innovate and has led to our consistent success. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  

Quantative Risk Analyst

How You Can Make An Impact

 

As a Quantitative Risk Analyst, you will play a key role in the development and application of analytic tools and techniques that enhance our robust risk management framework. This role will report to the Managing Director of Risk and work closely with our global trading desks. Model, analyze, and optimize existing and new risk tools, such as VaR and stress tests

Assist in the development and implementation of analytical risk models to provide insight into the firm’s various trading activities

Monitor risk on a real-time basis, leveraging our monitoring and analysis framework to identify and communicate important risk-related information to traders and management

Interpret and utilize quantitative results from risk reporting efforts and communicate these effectively

Work directly with traders and senior management on escalated risk issues

Perform risk and performance studies with moderate scripting and statistical analysis

Maintain an ongoing understanding of trends and concerns in the markets and how they relate to current positioning/strategies

What You’ll Need 

An advanced degree in a STEM-related field of study (physics, finance, economics, econometrics, statistics, mathematics, or equivalent experience) required

Prior risk desk experience in a proprietary trading or similar financial services firm required

Understanding of futures and derivatives trading (Fixed Income, FX, Equities, Commodities, etc.) and their Greeks required Strong working knowledge and hands-on familiarity with a range of techniques to evaluate and represent a market risk, including Historical Simulation, VaR, Scenario Analysis/Stress Testing, Greeks, Option profiles, etc. A deep understanding of statistical methods and experience employing optimization libraries and statistical packages (e.g. R, Matlab) required Strong programming skills in C# or Python required Experience with kdb/Q is a plus Ability to handle high-pressure situations

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and entrepreneurial environment


Who We Are 

Geneva Trading LLC is a global proprietary trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago and Dublin. Our dedication to the improvement and optimization of our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attract individuals with the drive to innovate and has led to our consistent success. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 


Senior Quantative Risk Analyst

How You Can Make An Impact 


As a Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst on our team, you will play a key role in the firm’s success and work in a collaborative, dynamic environment. The right candidate will lead the development and application of analytic tools and techniques to enhance our robust risk management framework. This role will report to the Managing Director of Risk and work closely with other members of the global risk team and traders.

Monitor risk on a real-time basis, leveraging our monitoring and analysis framework to identify and communicate important risk-related information to traders and management

Model, analyze, and optimize existing and new risk tools, such as VaR and stress tests

Develop and implement analytical risk models to provide insight into the firm’s various trading activities

Interpret and utilize quantitative results from risk reporting efforts and communicate these effectively

Use sound judgment and decision-making ability, including the confidence to challenge assumptions and enforce risk limits Work directly with traders and senior management on escalated risk issues

Engage with trading teams to understand and model their approach to risk

Perform risk and performance studies using SQL, Excel, and R/Python, often with extensive scripting and statistical analysis

Maintain an ongoing understanding of trends and concerns in the markets and how they relate to current positioning/strategies

Develop and mentor junior members of the Risk team

What You’ll Need 


Advanced degree in a quantitative discipline (physics, finance, economics, econometrics, statistics, mathematics, or equivalent experience)5+ years of experience with strong working knowledge and hands-on familiarity with a range of techniques to evaluate and represent financial market risk, including Historical Simulation, VaR, Scenario Analysis/Stress Testing, Greeks, Option profiles, etc.5+ years of experience in software development with R, Python, and SQL preferably in a Linux environment is required. Modern practices such as Collective Code Ownership is highly preferred. Web framework experience is a plus. Solid understanding of futures and options trading (Fixed Income, FX, Equities, Commodities, etc.) and their Greeks

Knowledge of US, European, and Asian derivatives markets

A deep understanding of statistical methods and experience employing optimization libraries and statistical packages (e.g. R, Python, or Matlab

)Strong database skills. Experience with kdb/Q is a plus

Ability to handle high-pressure situations

CFA or FRM is preferred

Who We Are 


Geneva Trading LLC is a global principal trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago and Dublin. Our dedication to improving and optimizing our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attract individuals with the drive to innovate. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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