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Currency Trader Job

Pack, Jaime BGI SF

Currency Trader

San Francisco, CA


Barclays Global Investors (BGI) is America's largest money manager, providing structured investment strategies such as indexing, risk-controlled active products, and exchange traded funds to investors worldwide. For 35 years, BGI has been at the forefront of developing innovative investment ideas, applying science and technology to the investment process. Headquartered in San Francisco and named one of the SF Business Times' "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2007, "the Barclays PLC subsidiary employs over 3,500 people globally and manages $2 trillion in assets.



Key Responsibilities

·                     Responsible for determining, designing, and testing US currency trading strategies

·                     Work closely with London colleagues to ensure efficient and best practices of execution, market flow, trade ideas and pricing

·                     Assist in the build-out of the electronic trading platform and other initiatives to enhance trading performance

·                     Work well under pressure (of market volatility, people, time, etc.) and make quick decisions that may involve difficult trade-offs

·                     Communicate effectively with the desk and its internal clients/partners

·                     Drive quantitative analysis of pre-trade expectation and post-trade performance and understand the economic implications of various trading avenues, market mechanisms, implementation shortfall, transaction costs, and tracking error


·                     A minimum of two years of currency experience in a demanding buy side environment
BA/BS in a quantitative, engineering or computer science discipline required; advanced degree is a plus

·                     Experienced in programming with Java and/or C++

·                     Have well-developed organizational skills and knowledge of business protocol

·                     Ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing, team-based environment

·                     Excel as a team player

·                     Be self-driven, with the ability to work independently, manage competing priorities, and meet deadlines in a multi-task environment  



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Jaime Pack

Recruiting Specialist

Human Resources

Barclays Global Investors

(: (415) 908-7612 (office)

6: (415) 618-1411 (fax)

45 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA



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