Junior Trader at Automated Exchange Partners (AEP) Limited

Junior Trader


Automatic Exchange Partners (AEP) Limited, incorporated in October 2018, is a proprietary trading firm that specializes in fixed-income products including government and corporate bonds, treasury bills, Eurobonds and much more.

Thanks to our extensive network of market-makers and stakeholders, we are strategically positioned to enhance price discovery, liquidity, and execution in the over-the-counter markets while our proprietary trading desk leverages advanced technology and sophisticated risk management techniques to generate alpha returns across multiple fixed-income asset classes.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Junior Trader

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


Job Responsibilities

  • Trade Execution: Execute trades on a sub-account in line with Head of Trading & Investment’s instructions and in accordance with established strategies and guidelines, ensuring timely and accurate execution across various financial instruments and markets.
  • Market Analysis: Monitor market trends, news, and events to provide timely insights to the Head of the Trading Desk to help inform trading decisions.
  • Monitoring: Actively monitor P&L, position and alerts for new trades to execute.
  • Trade Support: Provide operational support by handling trade settlements, confirmations, and reconciliation activities, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Data Analysis: Analyze historical and real-time market data to identify patterns, correlations, and opportunities for improvement in trading strategies.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including Research, Compliance, and Operations, to ensure seamless trade execution and efficient processes.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate and organized trading records, performance metrics, and reports.
  • Operations: Help manage daily operational processes such as risk, PnL reporting, trading reconciliations and settlements.
  • Learn: Understand our proprietary methodologies and trading systems that support an established trading business
  • Others: Further responsibilities may be driven by the individual’s interests and specific skills.


  • B.Sc in Economics, Finance or a related subject. Technical degrees and/or relevant certifications may be considered.
  • 2+ years of experience trading FX, Commodities, Equities and other CFDs instruments.
  • Familiarity with financial markets, instruments, trading platforms and macroeconomic trends.
  • Deep understanding of financial markets, trading strategies, risk management principles, and market analysis techniques.



  • Possess a strong work ethic and be able to learn quickly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex market data.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy in executing trades and managing data within diverse asset classes, mainly: Equities, FX, and Commodities.
  • Exemplary data management skills
  • Competency using Excel and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Diligence, attention to detail and accuracy are critical traits.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience of working independently and as part of a team.
  • High standard of integrity.

Application Closing Date
12th July, 2024.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: taa@automatedexchangepartners.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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