Trading Assistant

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Trading expand job description ↓


Eagle Seven, LLC is seeking a Trading Assistant who will be responsible for supporting all aspects of trading desk operations.

The right candidate will have a passion for capital markets, work well in a collaborative team setting and be a motivated self-starter. Flexibility to work Asian/European shift is also required for this role.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring algorithmic trading strategies
  • Performing post trade analysis on a variety of algorithmic trading strategies
  • Performing start of day position and activity reconciliations
  • Completing end of day PNL and position reporting
  • Communicating with internal technology groups regarding trading system issues
  • Assisting quantitative traders in performing research for new trading strategies


Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, engineering, finance, or related field
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Python is preferred
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion in making decisions
  • 1-2 years' (academic or professional) financial experience preferred, but not required


Eagle Seven offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees.

  • Medical PPO and HMO coverage through BlueCross BlueShield
  • Company Contributions to a Health Savings Account (with enrollment into a High Deductible Health Plan)
  • Dental coverage through Principal
  • Vision coverage through VSP
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Pre-tax Transit Benefits
  • Backup Daycare
  • Complimentary Lunch and Beverages
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