Are you passionate about the markets?
Avatar has a collaborative and fun working environment, providing aggressive compensation that is based heavily on performance. Focused primarily on equities trading and catering to experienced traders with proven track records, Avatar is fully staffed to provide superior technology, support, and trading capital for all equities strategies and holding periods.
Equities Trading Jobs
New York • Chicago • Remote
Seeking experienced algorithmic traders with proven track records in equities to join our proprietary trading desks in New York, Chicago, or remote.
Candidates must possess strong C++ and/or Python skills and a current active Series 55, 56, or 57 license. Two years of experience required with a live proven track record.
New York • Chicago • Remote
Avatar Securities, LLC is looking for experienced equity and equity options traders with proven track records in equities to join our proprietary trading desks in New York, Chicago, or remote.
Two years of trading experience required with a live proven track record. Visit our Experienced Traders career page to find out what Avatar can do for you.
Quantitative Trading Jobs
Quantitative Trader - Entry Level
Seeking an entry level trader with no prior professional trading experience. Individuals must be disciplined and able to take direction. A background from a top school in statistics or engineering is encouraged, and a strong work ethic is required. C++ and Python experience is a plus.
Compensation is entirely performance-based with no cap. Training is comprehensive. Traders will be taught a proven strategy and given all trading and risk capital required.
Experienced Equities Quantitative Analyst
Chicago • New York • Remote
Seeking experienced equities quants to join our proprietary trading desks in New York, Chicago or remote. Will work directly with our development team using our proprietary and third-party APIs to build new strategies. 2 years of experience required with a live proven track record a plus.
Trading Developer Jobs
Chicago • New York
Seeking a Junior to Mid Level C++ developer with FIX messaging experience and strong communication skills. Previous experience in an equities trading environment is highly preferred. Required to have a deep understanding of the following:
- C++ Experience
- FIX Messaging Experience
- Equities OMS Experience
- Order Routing and Order Management Logic
- Order Marking Logic
Responsibilities for this role include integration of new routes and interfacing between the back-end development team and strategy implementation team.
Junior Roles / Internships
Junior Fundamental Trader
New York • Remote
Seeking driven individuals with buy side or hedge fund analyst experience to join our proprietary trading desk in New York. Candidates will be mentored by successful traders and given a direct path to become a proprietary trader.
Candidates must possess quick decision-making skills and the ability to determine the value of incremental news and analyst reports. Previous fundamental analyst experience is a must.
New York • Chicago
Avatar does not have a formal internship program, but trading groups accept summer and winter interns as needed. We are currently not accepting internship applications at this time.