CA Pasadena, GLOBAL FUTURES TRADER , First Quadrant L.P. 1050,

First Quadrant seeks Global Futures Trader to work at our Pasadena, CA office. Duties include trading global futures and options, seeking best execution while incurring lowest transaction costs; continuously improving existing trading methodologies and workflow; dev. and res. new trading ideas/strategies and improve existing strategies; design and develop electronic trading tools and algorithms; lead firm-wide efforts to transition into automatic and higher-frequency trading. This is full time (8am–5pm, Mon–Fri) position. Min. Req.: MA/MS in Financial Engineering, 5 years experience, demonstrated knowledge of concepts in derivative pricing and valuation, dem. knowledge of derivatives pricing techniques such as Monte Carlo and Finite Difference dem. knowledge of modular object oriented design and data structures; dem. knowledge of software development using Java and C++; dem. proficiency with scripting and parsing tools including ksh, perl and sed/awk; dem. proficiency with relational databases including Sybased and Oracle; dem. proficiency with Matlab and python programming languages. Please send resumes to: Recruitment and Employment Office, FIRST QUADRANT, L.P., Attn: Job Ref#: FIR59086, P.O. Box 56625, Atlanta GA 30343