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Electronic Options Trader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: $100000 - $175000 per annum
  • Job reference: ac31418
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings, Quantitative Finance
  • Date posted: 14/03/2018
Electronic Options Trader

An industry leading electronic market making firm is looking to add a trader to its automated options desk here in Chicago. The team consists of quant developers and quant researchers with strong experience in systematic options trading. The ideal candidate will have a very strong background in financial mathematics and initiatives in generating trading ideas.

 
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelors and/or Masters in Math, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in the financial or trading industry preferred
  • Experience or strong understanding of options theory
  • Experience in Python or R preferred 
  • Experience trading commodities or fixed income products are a bonus, however not required
  • Strong communication skills & desire to work in a collaborative environment 
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