Options Trader - Hedge Fund


Financial Services - Front Office


New York, New York

Employment Type



Our client is a world-renowned Hedge Fund with more than $50Bil AUM. They are Headquartered in midtown New York with global offices across Europe, Asia, Middle East & South America. Known primarily for their systematic and quantitative strategies, our client also runs a significant tranche of capital focused on discretionary long-short, volatility and arbitrage strategies as well as Private Equity and Early Stage Venture divisions!   The firm offers highly competitive benefits packages to employees including health & wellness, 401k+ matching, PTO, some meals & fully stocked kitchens, charitable giving and much more!  

Compensation : $150000 - $250000
Job ID : 20887

Job Function:


Our Client seeks to hire an experienced EQTY Options Trader who will support the Systematic & Fundamental Portfolio Managers & Teams executing options trades. While focused on execution, this hire will be instrumental in developing & enhancing existing trading tools for the team across trade execution & market monitoring. They will manage counterparty relationships leveraging their existing & continuously enhance the Fund's relationships to ensure best execution & pricing practices are achieved.    


This is part of a Global execution team who is highly collaborative and count among them the best execution traders across asset management.    

Job Requirement:  

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university with a preference for STEM related studies. Advanced degrees preferred
  • Strong programming skills essential (Python, SQL a must)
  • Quantitative aptitude essential to work seamlessly with highly advanced systematic strategies
  • Critical thinker w strong attention to detail and the perseverance necessary to ensure best practices
  • Advanced communication & interpersonal communication skills critical for ongoing internal & external negotiations and vendor management
  • Ability to provide real-time communications & transparency to execution process
  • Team-oriented professional who enjoys working collaboratively as a team or independently as required


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