Senior Derivatives Trader

Valkyrie Trading

Valkyrie Trading

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2023
What You’ll Do:
Senior Derivatives Traders are expected to own, maintain, grow, and be responsible for key revenue streams for one or more products on our trading desks. In this role, you will be responsible for all risk and inventory held by the trading time, and expected to leverage your experience and knowledge in making critical decisions in real-time. On every level, Senior Traders will look to effectuate systemic improvements to the trading strategy to ensure the long-term viability and competitiveness of the strategy.

What You'll Need:

  • 4+ years experience on a trading desk
  • A strong ability to manage and assess risk in a derivatives portfolio
  • A passion for trading and financial markets
  • A desire to develop and constantly improve the strategies and models that drive our trading activities
  • A tenacious determination to problem solve
  • Strong math and numerical aptitude
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • A keen attention to detail
  • Willingness to dig into problems
  • Relentless desire to constantly improve
  • Proactive attitude
  • Quantitative analysis skills are a plus
  • Advanced degrees preferred

What You'll Get:

  • Competitive salaries and performance bonuses
  • Top-tier medical and dental coverage
  • Relocation assistance packages
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Training opportunities and continuing education
  • Catered lunch, snacks, and beverages
  • Group outings and company parties
  • Casual dress environment