Execution Trader - Macro


The Role

We are seeking an experienced Multi-Asset Macro Trader with to join the team at Schonfeld in our Singapore office. You will have a passion for trading and a deep understanding of the market, proactively collaborating with portfolio managers on market knowledge, performance, and trends. You will create strong relationships across internal/external stakeholder groups and be able to communicate effectively and work well with others.


What you’ll do 

  • Maintain best practice execution on all trades and ensure the desk is always providing optimal execution service to Portfolio Managers
  • Proactively support global Macro business within Asia, inclusive of communication of market color and major news events, development of trade ideas and distribution and interpretations of performance summaries.
  • Understand day-to-day risk, regulatory, and compliance concerns associated with all execution matters in APAC
  • Help innovate operational and technology development associated with the APAC Macro trading busines
  • Manage broker relationships and provide feedback to all our execution counterparties


What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • A minimum of 3 years trading/sales coverage experience, on the buyside(hedge funds) or Tier 1 sell side names (covering hedge funds)
  • Deep understanding and experience within Macro products (FX, Rates, CDS, Futures, Delta One, Derivatives, Commodities)
  • Experience collaborating and supporting multiple Portfolio Managers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to process information and communicate high-level ideas effectively
  • Desire to gather information throughout a broad set of topics
  • An ability to collate data and perform due diligence in-order-to come to an educated opinion
  • Balance intellectual honestly and the ability / willingness to change view if facts change
  • Network of sell side contacts, particularly within traders / sales traders
  • Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards
  • Deep curiosity, attention to detail and strong analytical skills


Who we are  
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a global multi-strategy, multi-manager investment platform that harnesses the transformative power of people to perform in all market environments. Our dynamic culture inspires better outcomes for our team, our investors, and our partners. We aim to consistently deliver risk-adjusted returns, with people driving performance.

We specialize in four core strategies: Quantitative Trading, Fundamental Equity, Tactical Trading, and Discretionary Macro & Fixed Income. We capitalize on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets, drawing from a significant investment in proprietary technology, infrastructure, and risk analytics.

We invest through internal portfolio managers and external partner funds, pursuing alignment among investors, investment professionals, and the firm. Our footprint spans 7 countries and 19 offices.

Our Culture
Talent is our strategy. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority. We are teamwork-oriented, collaborative, and encourage ideas—at all levels—to be shared. As an organization committed to investing in our people, we provide learning & educational offerings and opportunities to make an impact.

We foster a sense of belonging among all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. Our employees value diversity across identity, thought, people and perspective which serves as the foundation of our culture. As a firm, we are committed to creating a hiring process that is fair, welcoming and supportive.



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