Rates Trader

Rates Trader

Job Title: Rates Trader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: 5_8518
Contact Name: Tanvi Kamdar
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 08, 2018 17:40

Job Description

We are assisting our client, a leading global investment bank in finding a Rates Trader for their office in Singapore. The candidate should have around 4-6 years of total experience with at least 3 years of running an independent Risk book with P&L responsibility.


  • Conceptualizing, building & running individual Rates macro and systematic strategies (IRS, OIS, Sov bonds, CCS, futures and Options) on Asia Rates
  • Able to run an Independent Risk book with PnL target
  • 2-3 week max duration trades with sharpe exceeding 2.0
  • Full trade execution & management; on BBG, Reuters and DMA platforms
  • Coordinating with Mid office and Risk team based out of India


  • Deep understanding of Asia and US rates micro structure and macros
  • Asia rates trading experience will be given preference
  • Well versed with Bloomberg, Excel and MO platforms
  • 3rd party EMS platforms, JAVA/C++/VB coding as an added advantage
  • MBA or an Engineering degree from premier institutes