* Collaborate across a global team in evaluating markets and identifying investment strategies. * Monitor, analyze, and assess data in order to detect inconsistencies and formulate recommendations. * Develop new statistical models and machine learning solutions in order to identify market opportunities and optimal trading strategies in G10 rates markets. * Optimize the team's analysis through automation and coding enhancements. * Contribute to trade strategy as part of highly-rated US Rates Strategy team.
The US Rates Strategist is
responsible for serving as support for the US Rates Trading Division of TD Securities (USA) LLC. This position will support the US Rates desk in New York by inputting trades (post execution), researching and resolving trade discrepancies, amend trades (per trader approval), support the gathering of documentation for new accounts group, act as a liaison between front, back and middle offices, amongst a variety of other responsibilities.
* Bachelor's degree, or specialized training/ equivalent work experience * 3+ Years of related experience * Programming experience in one or more programming (Python, etc) and statistical (R, Matlab, Eviews, etc) languages * Experience with machine learning and deep learning models, collaborative filtering, natural language processing, and time series econometrics * Writing and presentation skills a plus, but candidates with strong analytical abilities will be coached in client-facing skills * Some experience with economics beneficial.
Gathers, researches information and analyzes the market
* Executes detailed data analysis and valuation * Provides in-depth market reports and expert recommendations * Identifies issues affecting clients and provides recommendations to remedy * Develops deep client relationships and presents new ideas to clients * Executes trades and secures deals with new clients * Keeps market-making traders informed of relevant issues with their customers and products * Obtains market prices from market-making traders and executes the trade * Ensures all trades are confirmed with the broker/dealer * Inputs trades (post execution), and Verifies transactions meet company policies and followed approved guidelines * Researches and resolves trade discrepancies * Confirms trade blotters against trades booked in systems * Coordinates with back office on all failed trade status and communicates to front office * Coordinates with back office on position breaks and reports to the front office * Assists traders in mark-to-market process * Coordinates trade reconciliation discrepancy resolution with back office * Looks for ways to improve work flow efficiencies * Reads and understands the Trading Supervision Standard * Demonstrates governance, control and risk management behaviours in alignment with TD policies and practices * Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, establishes priorities, and possesses strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills * Solid computer skills a must