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Senior Equity Options Volatility Trader

IMC Financial Markets is a proprietary trading firm and market maker for various financial instruments listed on exchanges throughout the world.

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Senior Equity Options Volatility Trader

Our US Equity Options business has become one of the leading liquidity-providers in the marketplace. We’ve already created partnerships and business models to facilitate our expansion and we continue to improve our options pricing, particularly in the volatility space. IMC is highly collaborative between traders, quants, and developers so the scope of responsibility involves working with others to identify and describe mispricings, interact with the market, and push forward visibility improvements

Your Core Responsibilities: 

  • Maximize revenue by both finding, and then capitalizing on short term mispricing, as well as managing larger positions
  • Work closely with our best-in-class research and quant teams to analyze your results and improve your approach
  • Take lots of responsibility and ownership early to drive strategies forward and be successful

Your Skills and Experience: 

  • Experienced equity options trader with at least 2 years’ experience
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a healthy risk appetite, are competitive by nature, and are a fast decision maker
  • Ability to identify patterns and describe them analytically. Preference for relevant tertiary qualifications (graduate or post graduate), with strong academic results
  • Passionate about understanding volatility dynamics and willing to immediately act on your opinions to capture market opportunities.
  • In tune with the fundamental drivers of stocks we trade and can work effectively with a research analyst team to make decisions

About Us

IMC is a leading trading firm, known worldwide for our advanced, low-latency technology and world-class execution capabilities. Over the past 30 years, we’ve been a stabilizing force in the financial markets – providing the essential liquidity our counterparties depend on. Across offices in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific, our talented employees are united by our entrepreneurial spirit, exceptional culture, and commitment to giving back. It's a strong foundation that allows us to grow and add new capabilities, year after year. From entering dynamic new markets, to developing a state-of-the-art research environment and diversifying our trading strategies, we dare to imagine what could be and work together to make it happen.

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