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Job of The Week: Stat Arb Trader

It’s Friday afternoon. Do you know where your CEO is? With banks and brokerages crashing all around us, and each weekend becoming a suspenseful death watch for financial institutions teetering on the edge, maybe it’s time you started looking for a new job. We spent part of the afternoon combing through our Career Center in search of the most interesting jobs. There are dozens to choose from, all categorized according to specialization. Today’s job is one for the quants.

A hedge fund here in New York City is looking for an experienced Statistical Arbitrage Trader/Quant. You should have at least two years experience in a similar role with a financial institution or another hedge fund. A graduate degree with a significant background in quantitative equity research designing and back testing trading strategies is a must.

Job of The Week: Risk Management For Lehman!

The sky is falling. And it’s raining shares of almost every company on the Dow all the way down into the storm gutter. Maybe it’s time you started looking for a new job. We spent part of the afternoon combing through our Career Center in search of the most interesting jobs. There are dozens to choose from, all categorized according to specialization. But today we thought maybe our friends over at Lehman Brothers could use a little extra help. So here’s our Job of The Week.
If you are worried that Lehman might be repeating the same mistakes as last time, as in re-upping their leverage ratio, then perhaps you could lend a hand and apply to be a VP in their Global Equity Risk Management team. The fraternal order of Lehman wants identify, report, monitor and analyze key market risks. Don’t make them try to do this on their own anymore.

Job Of The Week: Latin American Project Finance

We spent part of the afternoon combing through our Career Center in search of the most interesting jobs. There are dozens to choose from, all categorized according to specialization. Our inspiration today was to find a job that might suit the folks from JP Morgan’s Latin American credit desk who were let go yesterday. Well, we’ve got some good news…
A bulge bracket European investment bank looking for a Vice President and a Director for Latin America Project Finance. Candidates must have experience in the Latin America markets, prior experience in project finance, and a rolodex of clientele.

  • 04 Apr 2008 at 4:48 PM
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Unemployed? Consider rectifying that with BlackRock (as an analyst), DE Shaw (as something vague but in Bermuda!) or recently downgraded Goldman Sachs (who’s looking for a campus recruiter. I threw that one in as a joke but I think some of you could really thrive in the position). [DB CC]
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Job Of The Week: Emerging Markets Derivatives!

The sky is falling. And it’s raining shares of Bear Stearns all the way down into the storm gutter. Maybe it’s time you started looking for a new job. We spent part of the afternoon combing through our Career Center in search of the most interesting jobs. There are dozens to choose from, all categorized according to specialization. But today we thought maybe some of you on a derivatives trading desk for a certain major broker dealer might need a little something extra. So here’s our Job of The Week.
A major Broker Dealer located in Midtown is looking for a quant to support their Emerging Markets Credit Derivatives trading desk. You’ll be responsible for developing models and performing analysis to support Emerging Markets traders. Candidates must have a quantitative MS or PHD. Good communication skills are necessary as this position is part of a busy trading desk.

Job of The Week: On The Night Shift, Baby

Your jobs sucks. That’s why we spent part of the afternoon combing through our Career Center in search of the most interesting jobs. There are dozens to choose from, all categorized according to specialization. But one special one has been selected as our Job of The Week.

This week we’re looking to land you a night job. That’s right, something for those of you who prefer to sleep the day away and only crawl out of your tomb when the sun has set. But they don’t make jobs like that on Wall Street, right? Wrong. Blackrock is hiring a portfolio analytics analyst for the night shift. In support of BlackRock’s mission to provide high quality service to Blackrock’s clients (in a 24/6 global support structure), you will be responsible for providing analytical support and service to both internal and external clients. The working days for this position are from Monday to Thursday and Sundays. You will work at various times from 11pm to 9am on weekdays and flexible hours on Sunday. Come on, put those skills you developed staying up all night at clubs to use.

Job Of The WeeK: Subprime Trader

Your jobs sucks. That’s why we spent part of the afternoon combing through our Career Center in search of the most interesting jobs. There are dozens to choose from, all categorized according to specialization. But one special one has been selected as our Job of The Week.

A multi-strategy hedge fund is seeking an experienced risk taker to trade the mortgage credit space with a particular focus in subprime. Feel free to bring your whole team.