Junior Trader/Operations Manager

Neighboryly Boston, MA
* We are collaborative -- working shoulder to shoulder drives our success and is the most fun way to build a company.

* We move with high velocity -- constantly asking questions, running math, and designing building and iterating products.

* We are ambitious -- solving the inefficiencies and perverse incentives in a billion dollar a day market; our team is full of experts who push each other to be better and think bigger.

Who will love it here

* People who are hungry, humble and curious

* People who like to create the path, not copy the playbook

* People who believe there is a better way to finance public good and who want to build this new reality

The Job

* Work with Head of Trading to execute municipal bond trades on a daily basis

* Oversee all aspects of trade confirmation and affirmation process

* Responsible for reconciling ABOR and IBOR on a daily basis

* Manage the outsourced middle and back office vendor

* Identify, pilot and apply new technology to improve workflows and analysis

* Work with Head of Investment Operations to establish our best practice operation flows and constantly upgrade to set the market standard

* Work with engineers and product managers to design and develop production code of trading strategies: pricing models, execution logic and performance optimization

* Understand and adapt to client investment goals and divergent portfolio mandates

* Interact with head of trading, portfolio managers and research analysts to vet primary and secondary offerings

* Monitor and evaluate market, sector and issuer-specific developments

* Monitor positions' profit and loss for accuracy and adherence to risk limits


* At least 3 years working in live trading environment

* Passionate about the merits of impact investing and the power of open data

* Familiarity with execution management and order management systems

* Strong understanding of the lifecycle of a tradeUndergraduate degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, finance/business or similar; master's degree is a plus

* Excellent written and oral communication skills with willingness and ability to communicate ideas to clients and management

* Skills in reviewing, monitoring, and developing internal governing procedures and policies

* Experienced enough to know how the municipal industry operates today, but with a strong desire to make it more efficient and transparent in the future

Additional Preferred Qualifications

* CFA and/or FRM would be a plus

* Municipal market experience preferred

* Credit analysis or portfolio management experience

* Knowledge of derivatives and other fixed-income asset classes

* Experience in a startup environment or fintech company

* Intermediate to advanced skills in Python, R, or Matlab

Though we maintain exceptionally high standards for talent, Neighborly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We don't discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. If you have the skills we need and the ambition to grow fast with us, that's all that matters.