Structured Credit Trader


Financial Services - Front Office


New York, New York

Employment Type



A 1Bil AUM Hedge Fund that focuses on arbitrages across asset classes, HQ'd in New York, NY with offices in London, Singapore, Los Angeles and continue to build its footprint and their strategies.  They are looking for a proven credit trader with experience across structured credit trader to work as part of a larger team. This professional will have 3-5 year experience trading structured credit, CLOs or MBS at top buy or sell side institution.      

Job Description:

Compensation : $250000 - $500000
Job ID : 12171


  • Work with the Portfolio Managers on firm-wide structured credit team consisting of Head PM, PMs, Research Analysts, Programmers & Traders across structures
  • Work with internal resources & team to structure & execute trades
  • Work with counter parties & 3rd party vendors establishing/improving relationships
  • Track realized costs & analyst post-trade execution stats
  • Continuously contribute to team with new ideas as the Firms continues to innovate and mark its mark on the structured credit markets globally


Job Requirements:


  • 3-5 years of work experience as a credit trader CLOs, MBS, Structured credit a MUST
  • Relevant experience at a quality buy- or sell-side desk with a firm understanding of the credit markets--preferably from a research background
  • Strong academic profile for this New York-based role  
  • Python programming skills and SQL data queries capabilities a must; Excel VBA preferred
  • As part of a larger credit team, we're looking for a collaborative professional who works well in a team
  • Communication skills are an imperative (written and verbal)
  • Passionate about the markets and their drivers
  • Intuitive understanding in market behaviors--advanced study within Behavior Markets a plus
  • Detail-orientated, organized thinker, and proactive about potential operational risks
  • Exposure to quantitative/systematic strategies is a plus
  • Immediate hire


Disclosure:  The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.