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The senior derivative trader has a wide range of responsibilities that cover the complete cycle of the trading process.
My client uses state-of-the-art framework for accessing and trading markets worldwide. The trade responsibilities include creation and initiation of new trading ideas/concepts and strategies, communication towards IT and Quant teams towards back-testing and implementation, operating and executing the strategies within the market and continuously analysing and optimizing to keep the strategies competitive within the market. For this position, we require specifically derivatives trading experience in Index Options and futures in the Korean market. This applies to both strategies involving short or long dated maturities.
Trading and executing Algo trading strategies in index options and futures
Daily position and risk management on portfolio and strategy level
Perform back-testing and check profitability as well as stability of the strategies
Continuously optimize and modernise the strategy portfolio
Invent and build automated trading strategies/models
Derivatives trading experience in KRX Kospi Options and Futures
HFT Low latency style
Mostly intraday strategies with zero EOD positions
PurelyAlgo and fully automated trading
Academic education background
With the following additional preferences
Trading within a proprietary business environment
Adequate computer programming skills
Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
Outgoing, communicative and willing to work in a dynamic environment
Competitive by nature and eager to win
Quick and decisive thinker, able to deal well with pressure