Futures Trader (FX)

Trading Chicago, Illinois


How You Can Make an Impact


We are looking for an experienced FX trader to join our team. You will join a collaborative environment that integrates trading, quantitative research, and technology. You will join the desk responsible for the execution of the group’s FX trading strategies. This individual will be working directly with our trading, data analysis, sales, and development teams to improve our FX strategies. Our goal is to become one of the top non-bank liquidity providers, and the candidate who fills this role will be instrumental in reaching this goal. This person will monitor trading activity and propose enhancements to existing strategies. A successful candidate will exhibit strong technical skills, the ability to stay focused on the ever-changing global markets and to work successfully within a team environment.


  • Develop, maintain, and enhance FX trading strategies
  • Help define processes to provide accurate pricing to multiple venues with different order flows
  • Manage the risk of positions generated throughout the day
  • Work with overnight traders to ensure success of the models
  • Analyze the performance of the trading system and client order flows
  • Prioritize trading objectives and document any new trading strategies
  • Work with the software development team to oversee and deploy new crude oil and distillate strategies

What You'll Need


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 4 years’ successful experience in a similar role in the trading industry
  • Expert command of FX markets fundamentals
  • Demonstrable solid profitability record
  • Proven ability to develop and successfully execute trading / hedging strategies based on market analysis
  • Strong leadership and work ethic, exceptional organizational and analytical skills
  • Professional presence and strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, results driven, and having the ability to work effectively under pressure while maintaining good judgment
  • Experience trading on proprietary trading systems
  • Programming experience is preferred, but not required

Who We Are

Geneva Trading LLC is a global principal trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago and Dublin. Our dedication to improving and optimizing our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence.