JOB DESCRIPTION

Market Intelligence Analyst
Location:Dublin

Overview

As an Analyst on SIG’s Research team, you will partner with our senior analysts and traders to identify investment opportunities in the equity or options market. Research analysts provide real-time opinions on breaking news and in-depth analysis of future volatility events. You will be responsible for finding opportunities that other market participants may not be capitalizing on, either by discovering new information or considering existing knowledge from a different perspective. Analysts are embedded in a sector-focused trading desk and the analysis you provide will directly impact trading decisions.

 

At SIG we place a high value on education and development, especially for recent graduates. You will experience this dedication to training first hand as you work collaboratively with the research analysts and traders on your desk to gain the practical exposure needed to perform your daily responsibilities. You will also learn about options and the decision-making strategies that our traders employ. This role provides the unique opportunity to combine the quantitative aspects of finance with creative problem solving in order to develop trade ideas in a fast-paced proprietary trading environment.

 

Specific Job Duties Include:

 

  • Identifying and analyzing upcoming volatility events
  • Providing real-time opinions on breaking  news
  • Evaluating special situations such as mergers and acquisitions and other corporate actions
  • Collaborating with derivative traders on investment ideas
  • Traveling to events and conferences as required  

What we're looking for
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree
  • 1-2 years’ experience in financial markets or progress towards CFA qualification an advantage
  • Strong written, analytical, and financial research skills
  • Demonstrable interest in, and some knowledge of, macroeconomic environment and political events
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Familiarity with a trading environment and derivative products preferred
  • Must be a self-starter, a quick learner, an effective communicator, and resourceful in solving problems
  • Willingness to work additional and flexible hours when necessary

SIG is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SIG via-email, the internet or directly without a valid written search agreement will be deemed the sole property of SIG, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Susquehanna

 

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