Susquehanna International Group, LLP

Trading Operations Analyst Programme 2018

Dublin
Requisition ID
2017-3164
Experience Level
Recent Graduate/Student
Job Categories
Operations

Overview

The Trading Operations Analyst Graduate Programme is SIG’s full-time rotational training programme designed to upskill and fast track development of recently qualified graduates. The programme provides a blend of education, technical and analytical skill building, exposure to SIG’s trading activities and an insight in the financial industry. The programme prepares you for a position within the Trading Ops teams that immediately impacts SIG’s business.

 

Throughout the programme, you will work alongside and rotate through SIG’s various Operations team to gain in-depth exposure to the firm’s trading desks and various business areas at SIG. These rotations provide graduates with hands-on experience and insight in to how SIG’s trading operates. The programme also incorporates classroom training sessions focused on developing company-specific knowledge and technical skills (SQL, VBA etc.).

 

 

As a Trading Operations Analyst, you'll be mentored by a senior member of SIG’s Operations team, who will work with you to guide your development process. By the end of the programme, you will be able to leverage your diverse skill set and knowledge of the business to maximize your impact. You will be placed in a role that best aligns with your skills, interests, and SIG’s business needs.

 

 

Rotation Opportunities

  • Corporate Actions

Forecast and track the impact of corporate actions on positions while also seeking trading opportunities presented by such events.

  • Financial Ops

Calculate Trading PnLs, review and investigate costs and trends to help improve trading returns.

  • Pricing

Calculate accurate prices for Exchange Traded Funds and identify trading opportunities when mispricing occurs in the market.

  • Risk Ops

Apply internal and external risk models to assess a wide range of trade specific and firm wide risks. Effectively manage the allocation of capital and assets for maximum return.

  • Settlements

Ensure trade cycle completion through the settlement of agreed deals. Manage buy-in risks and advise traders on how they can best manage their positions in this context.

  • Stock Loan

Interact with the financial markets in seeking funding of short positions and while maximising return for long inventory lent out to other parties.

  • Trade Support

Work alongside traders day-to-day managing trading risks, quoting performance and book management. Build an expertise in product and market structure and advise the desk when launching new strategies, trading new products and entering new markets.

 

As a Trading Operations Analyst, you'll be mentored by a senior member of SIG’s Operations team, who will work with you to guide your development process. By the end of the programme, you will be able to leverage your diverse skill set and knowledge of the business to maximize your impact. You will be placed in a role that best aligns with your skills, interests, and SIG’s business needs.

 

 

What we’re looking for

 

  • Strong GPA in a Bachelors or Masters degree
  • Relevant university internship in an office environment
  • Attention to detail and good organisational skills
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel. Exposure to MS Access and VBA/SQL an advantage.
  • Strong communicator (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Ambitious and self-motivated, not afraid to ask questions and use own initiative
  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills; including effective troubleshooting in a fast-paced, time-critical environment
  • Knowledge of, and an interest in, financial markets

 

 

We don't post salary ranges externally so any salary estimate you see listed on a third party website was not provided by SIG and may not be accurate.

 

 

SIG is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SIG via-email, the internet or directly without a valid written search agreement will be deemed the sole property of SIG, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Susquehanna.