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Junior Equity Options Trader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$175000 per annum
  • Job reference: 184151/002_1533922808
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Sales
  • Date posted: 10/08/2018

This position is on an experienced global equities desk that is looking to continue growing its profitable business in the US. An ideal candidate will be a self-starter that will work directly under the head of US Equity Derivatives for the firm. This particular firm has been methodically growing out its business with much success over the past few years by promoting hard work and a strong work-life balance. They offer a competitive compensation package including a base salary, discretionary bonus, and industry-leading benefits.

My client is currently looking for someone with 2-5 years of experience on an equity derivatives trading desk, on the buy or sell side. Understanding of back and middle office functions are crucial for the continued expansion of the firm's options trading tools. Candidates should have hands-on experience trading single stock and ETF options but other equity derivatives backgrounds are welcomed.

Requirements:

-2-5 years of experience

- Understanding of middle/back office functions

- Experience building and testing trading tools for the desk

- Experience with single stock and ETF options

- Ability to work and make decisions in high-pressured environment

- Experience supporting senior traders on the team

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