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Index Options 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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Index Options Trader

IMC has a long track record of success in Index Options trading throughout the APAC region, and we are the top player by market share across all the major indices we trade. Our traders are able to leverage best-in-class execution, along with in-house macro research, high quality historical data, and predictive trading signals to form their opinions and to profitably execute positional, relative value, and high frequency strategies.

We pride ourselves on providing liquidity across electronic markets, the inter-dealer broker market, and direct to counterparties who want to trade in large size, for example, asset managers and hedge funds.

At IMC we are continuing to expand and diversify our Index Options trading strategies. To accelerate our growth, we are looking to add top talent to our Trading team in APAC.

Your Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and run Index Options trading strategies on the largest indices in APAC, collaborating within a team of motivated and ambitious Index traders.
  • Work with our expert team of macro analysts, quants, and developers to make sustainable, long term strategy improvements.
  • Be a subject matter expert on your given markets and help to train and mentor the next generation of traders at IMC.
  • Contribute to the future direction and growth of Index Options trading at IMC, an important strategic focus for the company.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience and a proven track record managing an Index Options book at a prop firm, bank, or market maker.
  • Preferred experience in APAC indices – eg. Japan, Hong Kong, Korea;
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, healthy risk appetite, competitive nature, and quick decision making;
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.

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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