Interest Rates Trader

Interest Rates Trader

Job Title: Interest Rates Trader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mumbai
Reference: 2_18618
Contact Name: Pooja Mungekar
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 18, 2018 17:02

Job Description

Our client, a leading Financial Services Firm is looking for an Interest Rates Trader for their office in Mumbai. The candidate should have atleast 3 years’ experience across asset classes – Interest Rates, Bond Futures, IR Futures. They must have experience in trading ,should have a good PnL, and must be willing to work in a US shift, i.e. 2.30 am onwards.

Functional Responsibilities:

Develop analytical driven core view for the European, UK, Canada, Aussie and US Rates market.
Developing statistical trading models and managing rates trading book across Euro, GBP, Canada, Aussie and the United States markets
Trading in OTC and on exchange traded markets across the aforementioned markets
Remain compliant with applicable regulations and internal policies
PnL ownership,  Robust Risk Management & End to End Trade Management
3 – 8 years of relevant trading experiencing managing rates trading book across regions
Functional Competencies:           
Extensive knowledge of G-5 rates markets combined with excellent products knowledge. 
Products: US Treasury, Short-term interest rate futures, fed fund futures, Bunds, Gilts or Canadian and Aussie govt bond futures.
Proven Profitable Trading track record excluding any market making pnl
Strong knowledge on Global and regional macroeconomics, along with deeper understanding of regional Rates markets
An analytical mindset towards trading and strong Mathematical / Statistical skill set
Strong negotiation skills involving external counterparties
Strong Idea generation ability, business, and commercial acumen
Ability to simplify and improve processes by making best use of technology