Nine Mile > Careers > Graduate Trader
  • Graduate
  • Trading
  • Sydney

Graduate Trader

Nine Mile is an electronic principal trading firm, focused on market making and arbitrage opportunities globally. Technology is at the forefront of our business, powering Nine Mile’s unified global trading platform and the micro-decisions required for our successful trading. Nine Mile’s scale and efficiency allow us to be nimble, responding quickly to market opportunities and regulatory changes, whilst ensuring that we operate under a robust operational risk management framework.

At our heart, it’s our people that power Nine Mile, its strategy, technology & relationships. We are proud to have a team of highly motivated, intelligent individuals that strive to solve complex problems through creative sophisticated technology, in an open meritocratic environment.

The role:

As a Graduate Delta 1 Trader, you will be a part of our Global ETF Market Making team, based in Sydney. Responsibilities of this role will include, but not limited to, trade execution, collaboration with the broader market making team and implementation of algorithmic strategies and associated tools.

You could be the next Nine Mile Graduate Trader if you:

• Are energized by working in an environment that challenges you to think outside the box each day
• Interest/experience in Delta 1 trading strategies, eg. ETFs, ADRs, index arbitrage, statistical arbitrage and similar desirable
• Have a passion to solve problems in real time with instant outcomes
• Are excited to develop your knowledge of the financial markets at the forefront of the industry
• Enjoy working in a constantly evolving environment with new challenges and opportunities to learn every day
• Have a passion and hunger to maintain a keen interest in industry best practice in our field to ensure we are pushing towards constant industry leading performance in line with our NMF value of Growth.
• Are detail focused whilst having an aptitude and understanding of the complex implications that make the markets operate
• Can communicate in a timely, accurate and intuitive manner
• Have a mindset for constant research, review and analysis of our systems and strategies
• In line with our NMF value of Unity, you should look to discuss and develop innovative solutions in all aspects of the business

Your Technical Skills Should Include:

• Good programming skills desirable but not essential
• Highly advanced ability in probability and statistics
• Highly advanced inductive and deductive reasoning ability
• Excellent numerical and analytical skills

Successful Graduate Delta 1 Trader applicants will have:

• A passion for financial markets
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong academic record in a Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Econometrics, Computer Science or equivalent degree

Our Culture:

At Nine Mile, we operate in a highly competitive and dynamic environment. Our company’s success depends upon not just our vision, our technology or our strategies, but the people who carry out the vision and build the strategies day in and day out – our team. That’s why we go out of our way to foster a culture that allows our employees to thrive and grow. A culture that rewards open interaction, problem solving, creativity and teamwork – one that believes helping others is if not more important, than an individual accomplishment.

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Curious about our recruitment process?

At Nine Mile we use a staged process for bringing new team members on board.

Once you’ve applied, we will reach out to speak with you, conduct an assessment if the role you’re applying for requires specific technical skills and conclude the process with a final interview.

If you have any questions along the way, let us know at

1. Application

Complete the application form through the listing on the website.

2. Interview

Talk with us about the role and your experience.

3. Assessment

Depending on the role, SHL and a technical assessment may be required.

4. Final Interview

We look forward to welcoming you to our team.