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. Ability and interest to work Asia/European (overnight) hours is required.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Executing algorithmic trading strategies
  • Monitoring and reconciling trading positions consistently throughout the shift
  • Performing start of day position and activity reconciliations
  • Completing end of day PnL and position reporting
  • Performing post trade analysis on a variety of algorithmic trading strategies
  • Communicating with trading exchanges and internal technology groups regarding trading system issues
  • Managing and reporting any potential compliance issues
  • Assisting quantitative traders in performing research for new trading strategies


Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, engineering, business/finance, or related field
  • 0-2 years’ work experience; financial experience preferred, but not required
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and math skills
  • Experience with Python is preferred
  • Ability to work independently and successfully manage multiple tasks in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer proficiency, including Excel and other MS office applications
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and team player focused on contributing to the success of the trading desk


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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