Be part of a growing team making a positive impact on the proprietary trading community.

Rosenthal Global Securities is an established and growing privately-held global markets proprietary trading firm with proven experience in multiple asset classes. We are accepting exceptional, confident candidates who are familiar with fixed income operations and excel in a team environment. We offer competitive compensation models, a collaborative environment, and outstanding trading tools and technology services that meet our traders’ execution and risk management needs.

RGS is currently hiring for the following positions:

Senior Trader

Rosenthal Global Securities is an established and growing privately-held global markets proprietary trading firm with proven experience in multiple asset classes. We are currently seeking commodity, options, and treasury proprietary traders. This is a unique entrepreneurial opportunity for senior traders with 5+ years of risk-adjusted performance to partner with RGS, a firm with a proven 35-year track record of success.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new, profitable trading strategies
  • Analyze performance of current trading models using statistical analysis, financial modeling and back testing
  • Manage and control risk
  • Ability to optimize trading strategies utilizing well established and competitive trading framework and network infrastructure

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years trading experience and proven success
  • Proficient in trade execution technology (TT, CQG, etc.)
  • Advanced problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Chicago, IL

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Junior Trader

We are currently seeking commodity, options, and treasury proprietary traders. This is a unique entrepreneurial opportunity for traders with 2-5 years of risk-adjusted performance to partner with RGS, a firm with a proven 35-year track record of success.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new, profitable trading strategies
  • Manage and control risk
  • Analyze performance of current trading models using statistical analysis, financial modeling and back testing
  • Communicate market news and events

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 2-5 years of experience in capital markets and proven success
  • Proficient in trade execution technology (TT, CQG, etc.)
  • Fixed Income experience a plus
  • Strong discipline and desire to learn and grow
  • Advanced problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Chicago, IL

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Application Developer 

This role helps to develop standalone C# .NET and WEB application that take into considerations all aspects of application development, architectural design that include performance, scalability, coding, caching, session state management, security, encryption, error logging and testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a technical developer supporting applications critical to the business. This includes applications in trading, risk, clearing, accounting and compliance
  • Adhere to the various phases of the SDLC that include the design, development, coding, unit/integration testing and support the delivery of the technical solutions to the business
  • Design, build, automate and maintain efficient, reusable and reliable code
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to mitigate and address these issues
  • Perform technical analysis for projects that supports and enables key business initiatives, and enhancements to existing strategic applications/systems
  • Collaborate with the different business units, vendors, development/QA and infrastructure team to recommend and deliver technical solutions against the desired business requirements
  • Participate in system architecture and code reviews
  • Document systems design and version control source code and scripts
  • Development of proof of concepts/prototype as needed
  • Translate application stories and use case into delivery of functional applications

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 6+ years working on enterprise level applications
  • Demonstrated software engineering experience writing applications utilizing: C#, ASP.NET, WCF, MVC, SQL and web services
  • Strong understanding of object oriented programming and design patterns
  • Experience implementing automated testing platform and unit tests
  • Self-starter and be motivated and able to meet objectives with little outside oversight or intervention when necessary.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing excellent customer service and an aptitude to work directly with business partners to deliver quality solutions on schedule.
  • Ability to convey ideas and concepts to others in order to be influential in determining preferred solutions.
  • Effectively communicate project status to management and business stakeholders
  • Work under minimal supervision with general guidance from the existing senior developers
  • Proven track record of designing scalable, distributed software applications
  • Previous experience in the Futures & Fixed Income Industry with trading/clearing will be a plus
  • Previous experience operating and delivering in multiple SDLC methodologies (including Agile and Waterfall)
  • College/University degree preferably in IT or a quantitative discipline

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Risk Management Analyst

We are seeking exceptional candidates that are experienced in risk management and excel in a team environment for a risk associate position on the third shift.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor real-time market activity and firm P&L
  • Perform stress tests on option portfolios
  • Assist in the preparation of margin and risk reports
  • Help to improve the productivity of the unit through process enhancement
  • Assist in the development and production of daily and monthly management reporting
  • Perform quantitative analysis on open potions across multiple asset classes
  • Communicate professionally and constructively to effectively resolve issues in order to minimize risk and exposure

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Three to five years relevant work experience in the brokerage or trading industry
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft suite, specifically Excel; VBA a plus
  • Comprehensive understanding of futures, options, and treasury securities
  • Must be energetic, highly productive, and well-organized

 

Email us at [email protected] to submit your resume.