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Senior Index 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 Index Volatility Trader

The Index Options Team is seeking a Senior Index Volatility Trader to contribute to their volatility valuation, detailed execution, and fast-growing technology. This individual will contribute to their ability to properly price volatility and take market risks, with the hopes of growing into a leading volatility trading desk in the marketplace.

Your Core Responsibilities:

  • Maximize revenue by identifying and monetizing short and long-term mispricing, as well as managing the resulting positions
  • Take on responsibility and ownership of your executions to drive the Index Options strategy forward
  • Collaborate with the team to develop a deep level of expertise and innovation in the Index Options space

Your Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience as an Index Volatility Trader  
  • Demonstrated success managing positions and risk for a large Index Options Desk
  • Experience with programming, preferably in Python
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced and competitive environment with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Deep understanding of analytics and the fundamental drivers of volatility dynamics
  • BS, MS, or PhD, preferably in business, economics, or STEM is required

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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