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Albert Hendriks, IMC
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Junior Traders (Amsterdam, Zug, Sydney or Chicago)
11/09/12 at 19:18:29
 
The opportunity

If you are driven by results, fascinated by a world "Where Trading meets Technology" and are eager to work with a high level of responsibility, then working for IMC financial markets might be for you!
We are currently seeking Junior Traders to join our European or Australian trading teams to start in Amsterdam, Zug or Sydney in February 2013 or August 2013. As a Junior Trader, your career begins with an extensive international in-house training program at our Amsterdam and Chicago offices giving you the opportunity to meet fellow (Junior) Traders from all IMC offices. You will learn trading, programming and our systems through courses and trading simulations developed and delivered by experienced co-workers from various departments. After two months you will start doing the job yourself! As of day one you will be given a lot of responsibility and take ownership of your development. After this, you will continue to learn from your highly skilled peers.


Are you ready to take on this opportunity?

As a Junior Trader, you will have the following responsibilities:

Pricing and trading a range of financial instruments
Managing execution and risk of complex trading portfolios
Developing, maintaining and enhancing trading models, algorithms and systems
Researching new market opportunities and analyzing current market trends

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Re: Junior Traders (Amsterdam, Zug, Sydney or Chicago)
Reply #1 - 11/09/12 at 19:19:21
 
Qualifications and education requirements:

MSc or academic BSc in an analytical, quantitative or technology related field of study
0-2 years of work experience
You possess a solid basis of Statistics and Probability Theory
Your analytical, mathematical and numerical skills are excellent
You process, interpret and apply new information quickly
You have a passion to find solutions for unfamiliar problems and problems not having an exact solution
You are able to think on an abstract level and simultaneously taking a pragmatic approach
You have an interest in IT / software / systems
You have experience with VBA or Matlab  and preferably also with programming languages such as Java and C++
Interest in financial markets is a must, but no prior knowledge or experience is required
You have the ability to act and perform successfully in a fast-moving and high-pressured environment
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Re: Junior Traders (Amsterdam, Zug, Sydney or Chicago)
Reply #2 - 11/09/12 at 19:19:37
 
Key for success at IMC:

Questioning and acting critical is your second nature
You have a competitive mind and are therefore always eager to belong to the best
You value growth in life by continuously learning, improving, and raising the bar for yourself
You are innovative and creative when coming up with solutions
People experience you as a pleasant person to collaborate with
You combine enthusiasm and passion for new ideas with the perseverance to complete them
You are proactive taking ownership and responsibilities
You enjoy being busy
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Re: Junior Traders (Amsterdam, Zug, Sydney or Chicago)
Reply #3 - 11/09/12 at 19:20:33
 
IMC offers you:

The chance to be surrounded by smart, passionate and motivated people
Promotion of great ideas and thinking via our flat culture
Responsibility early in your career
A competitive remuneration package, including a variable part
Continued learning and development opportunities
A fun and unique culture
Recognition and celebration of success


Are you in?

Please submit your resume asap to albert.hendriks@imc.nl.
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