Vacancy detail

Senior Options Trader / PM

£150,000 – £250,000 + PnL Split

Location: United Kingdom (London – London) Type: Permanent

My client is a proprietary trading firm operating across HFT and MFT strategies. The firm can hire globally, and has infrastructure for latency-sensitive trading and lower frequency strategies. The firm is currently looking to add experienced Options Traders to their teams, by on-boarding Quantitative Traders with experience working on both research and trading of options for any asset class. This is an opportunity for candidates with demonstrated experience in options market making, intraday or mid frequency trading to play a key part in a team where they will develop, implement and trade strategies. The successful candidate will work in a leadership role with their own book, and will receive a PnL split.

The Role:

  • Researching, implementing and executing strategies.
  • Monitoring the performance of strategies, and optimising them to maximise returns.
  • Analysing patterns in the market to identify tradable opportunities.
  • Collaborating with your team on the development of analytics tools, libraries, and infrastructure.

About you:

  • 5+ years of experience at a buyside firm, working in Quantitative Research and Trading. Strong understanding of pricing and risk management for Options is required.
  • A strong record of performance, able to create high-Sharpe strategies.
  • Master or PhD level degrees from a top university, in a numerate field of study.
  • You must be an experienced user of Python, Java or C++.

Reference: AMC/GHA/OMM

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