Looking for a talented quantitative Options trader for a derivatives trading and market making firm. Multi-faceted role includes market making and risk management of options and developing derivative strategies. In our company, software developers, traders and analysts work closely together and collaboratively and our trading is highly technology dependent thus being technology savvy is a must. We are looking for an Options trading role, which incorporates the following:
Managing the options risk of an active, electronic and automated traded platform with ability to understand portfolio level hedging of Greeks.
A trader who will deploy index, currency and single stock option market making and trading strategies and has worked either with broking houses or prop trading desks running various option based strategies.
Analysis of trading performance and development of new logic to improve trading performance
Work closely with programmers to manage the development of sophisticated trading/risk system which includes understanding requirements, developing new functionality etc.
Knowledge of derivatives and options- in particular option trading strategies
Knowledge of options pricing, Greeks, volatility trading, hedging
Several years of actual derivatives trading experience
Strong analytical abilities including the use of Excel for analysis
Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
Masters degree in finance or related area. Quantitative experience either from a Bachelors in Engineering or courses/degree in financial engineering or quantitative finance
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Very strong communication skills- ability to present ideas and strategies clearly and interact well with both peers as well as senior management.
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