24 days old

Fixed Income Credit Trader

Guggenheim Partners
Chicago, IL 60601
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Guggenheim Partners

Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

ID: 2020-1291


Position Summary
Guggenheim is seeking an experienced, motivated Credit Trader to join our Fixed Income Desk. Reporting directly to the Head of Fixed Income Trading, the candidate will be responsible for the execution of Credit Trading, with a focus on trading distressed credit, on behalf of customers and enhancing our presence in the Credit marketplace. This position requires strong collaboration with our salesforce to facilitate customer requests, market the product and the sector, and provide liquidity. The candidate will make markets in Credit products (bonds and loans), while providing superior client service.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business/Economics/Finance/Accounting preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in the Fixed Income market either as a Trader or Portfolio Manager
  • Must have existing relationships with institutional clients that can be leveraged to generate trades
  • Prior experience with stressed/distressed credit trading
  • FINRA Series 7 and Series 63
  • Quantitative and analytic skills including advanced use of Excel and VBA Macros
  • Proven ability to assess risk and liquidity
Preferred Qualifications
  • Business/Economics/Finance/Accounting degree preferable
  • 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 $270 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 2,400 professionals based in offices around the world, 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 GuggenheimPartners.com and following us on Twitter at twitter.com/guggenheimptnrs.

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.

Guggenheim Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diversified and inclusive workforce. To apply, please visit our website: Guggenheim Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diversified and inclusive workforce. To apply, please visit our website:



Posted: 2020-10-30 Expires: 2020-11-30

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