FX Trader

  • Chemin de la Crétaux 33, 1196 Gland, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Swissquote Group Holding Ltd is Switzerland's leading provider of online financial and trading services.
Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (symbol: SQN) since May 29, 2000, the Swissquote Group has its headquarters in Gland (VD) and offices in Zürich, Bern, Dubai, Malta, Hong Kong and London.

 

Job Description

 
As part of the FX Trading department, you will report to the Head of FX Trading. The core mission of the department is to provide an excellent execution service to clients and to monitor risk, liquidity, flow and execution management systems.
 
 
Missions
  • Quoting and Executing clients’ spot, forward and options orders in FX, Precious Metals, Commodity & Index CFDs
  • Monitoring electronic pricing & trading systems, trade flow, liquidity.
  • Manage Banks positions with Prime Brokers and improve financing conditions in collaboration with the treasury department
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders such as risk, distribution, development, project, and IT departments to improve the services and the profitability of the bank.
  • Maintain relationships with external parties such as liquidity providers and prime brokers
  • Follow market news, events, and identify risks & opportunities.
  • Reporting of statistics around execution, trade flow, liquidity, risk & profitability

Qualifications

  • Highly motivated and reliable personality able to work under stressful situations.
  • Willing to work flexible hours (US, European, and Asian shifts)
  • Minimum 1 year experience as an FX Trader in a banking environment
  • Fluent in English, any additional language would be an asset
  • University Degree or equivalent.
  • Quantitative skills and experience with R or Python are a plus.

Additional Information

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