The Horizon Group
September 26, 2014
Job Type


Electronic and Algorithmic Cash Equities Trader


My Client is an Event-Driven buy-side firm, managing a wide array of investments, spanning from the traditional to an aggressive distressed debt and equity fund.

The position is for a cash equities execution trader who will be reporting to head of all credit and equity-linked trading.  The person will work closely with investment strategy research, portfolio management, and technologists in algorithmic trading as well as optimize and manage external relationships.


  • Execute event-driven trading strategy as it relates to cash equities.
  • Present strong relationships within the investments community
  • Maintain relationships with interdealer and broker- dealer contacts
  • Improve processes and execution as it relates to algorithmic and electronic trading



  • 3+ years of experience trading cash equities for a similar styled (buy-side) firm
  • Understanding of microstructure issues surrounding the trading of aforementioned products
  • Understanding of the issues surrounding the automation of trading and algorithmic execution.
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