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Job Posting High Yield Trader

Job Posting: High Yield Trader

Position: High Yield Trader

About the Position:

Cabrera Capital Markets, LLC is an investment bank and full service institutional brokerage firm with 8 offices throughout the country. Cabrera provides a range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes financial institutions, unions, governments, corporations, hedge funds and foundations/endowments. Cabrera Capital Markets is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).

Location - Chicago, New York or Los Angeles

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Trade high yield, new issue and secondary bonds
  • Generate trade ideas, assess relative value, provide updates on important news flow and portfolio recommendations
  • Oversee multi-billion order flow of high yield securities in fixed income capital markets
  • Vet offerings and pitch trade ideas to the company’s portfolio management clients based on a deep understanding of mandate suitability
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the dealer community in order to support access to secondary market liquidity and primary market deal flow
  • Identify relationships across markets and pitch potential trade opportunities that arise as a result
  • Manage business development for the expansion of services to existing clients and procuring new clients
  • Pro-actively communicates regularly with clients in an effort to manage expectations and help ensure client satisfaction
  • Continually develop relationships with existing Wall Street sales, trading and syndicate desks
  • Maintain and grow existing accounts and identify new key accounts
  • Work closely with other trading teams to ensure implementation of best practices
  • Manage risk in accordance with the Company’s desk policy


  • Must have Active Series 7 and 63 license
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant high yield experience
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong quantitative and financial technology skills (Bloomberg, Excel, etc.)
  • Detail-oriented and ability to juggle multiple tasks effectively
  • Demonstrates sound judgment and ability to work independently