Trading Assistant

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


Eagle Seven, LLC is seeking an Overnight Trading Assistant. The right candidate will have a passion for capital markets, strong mathematical background, and be a motivated self-starter. Financial experience/knowledge is preferred, but not required.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Execution of trading strategies
  • Monitoring and reconciling trading positions consistently throughout the shift
  • Preparation of daily P&L, exposure and risk reports
  • Communicating with trading exchanges and internal technology groups regarding trading system issues
  • Managing and reporting any potential compliance issues
  • Researching potential trading opportunities and helping to devise new trading strategies


Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, engineering, business, or related field
  • Strong mathematical skillset
  • Proficient in MS Office products including MS Outlook and MS Excel
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion in making decisions
  • Aptitude and preference for working in a highly collaborative environment
  • Experience with a scripting language is preferred
  • 2-3 years (academic or professional) financial experience preferred


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
  • Complimentary Lunch and Beverages

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