Trade Monitor


Financial Services


New York, New York

Employment Type



Our client is a leading High Frequency Trading firm headquartered in New York City with offices globally is looking to hire a Trade Monitor. This will provide exposure and a close working relationship with our client's most profitable & important trading team. They were founding ~20 years ago and have led the market as innovators amongst their peers and have some of the highest performing trading teams globally. They are a diverse team with a great balanced culture that supports its employees and their growth aspirations.

Job Description:

Compensation : $80000 - $110000
Job ID : 13232

Job Function:


The trade monitor will report directly into the PMs on the team. This hire will be start & supervise the Firm's automated trading systems across specifically:  

  • Monitor live trading for risk & compliance issues and respond urgently to any unusual behaviors and/or market conditions
  • Work with the PMs, Quant Researchers, Quant Developers to deploy & observe behaviors of production trading strategies & implement the prescribed changes through the trading day
  • Troubleshoot & resolve issues related to scripts and processes for all daily trading activities
  • Liaise with the support team, broker dealers and exchanges to resolve any intra-day trading issues
  • Document procedures performed and log production issues as they arise
  • Performing trading analysis of the team and individual traders; provide synopsis of the broader and together make recommendations to the team for improvements or red flags  


Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years of trading analyst or trade assistant or trade monitor role or business analyst role
  • Understanding & experience of trading & risk systems in the  futures markets is an advantage
  • strong understanding of algorithmic trading technology & architecture, hardware, software, detection & diagnosis of problems in UNIX servers, related monitoring applications, data connectivity and distribution architecture
  • Program experience in Python & Shell to support infrastructure needs ultimately, grow to take on responsibilities for improvements to the system overall
  • Strong problem-solving mindset to address complex issues with the team and at times, independently--resolving said problems and reporting on completion
  • Strong communications skills and fluency in English
  • Bachelors degree  


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.