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Junior Trader - Structured Products Group

Chicago, IL

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About the Position
Guggenheim is seeking an experienced, motivated Junior Trader to join our Fixed Income Structured Products Group (SPG) Trading Desk in Chicago. Reporting directly to the SMD in Structured Products Trading, the candidate will be responsible for supporting senior members of SPG by analyzing trade opportunities as well as tracking P&L, booking trades, reviewing offering documents, analyzing asset portfolios, and running collateral analyses. This position will also require strong collaboration with our salesforce and operations groups to facilitate customer requests and market the product and sector.
Skills & Experience Required
Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Economics/Finance/Accounting preferred
1-5 years of experience in capital markets
FINRA Series 7 and Series 63 preferred
Quantitative and analytic skills including advanced use of Excel and VBA Macros
Proven ability to assess risk and liquidity
In addition, the ideal candidate will be or have
Ability to spot arising opportunities and assertiveness to seize them
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; proven ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituents
Ability to work effectively as part of a team or on an individual basis in a fast-paced environment; easily adaptable to changing situations
Fast decision-making skills, mental discipline and ability to solve problems under pressure
Demonstrated ability to use good judgment; maintain integrity at all times
About Guggenheim Securities
Guggenheim Securities is the investment banking and capital markets business of Guggenheim Partners. Guggenheim Securities offers a full range of services that fall into four broad categories: Advisory, Sales and Trading, Financing, and Research. Guggenheim Securities is headquartered in New York, with additional offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
About Guggenheim Partners
Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with more than $305 billion
in assets under management. Across our three primary businesses of investment management, investment banking, and insurance services, we have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions. With more than 2,300 professionals worldwide as of December 31, 2017, based in over 25 offices in six countries and headquarters in New York and Chicago. Our commitment is to advance the strategic interests of our clients and to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity. We invite you to learn more about our expertise and values by visiting
and following us on Twitter at
(Assets under management are as of 12.31.2017 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $66bn.)
To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people, who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.

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