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Floor Trader-SPX
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Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
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Requirements
  • 2+ years of experience market making options on the CBOE floor
  • SPX pit experience in the last 18 months required
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter ready to work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Strong mathematical aptitude giving the ability to maximize trading opportunities in a high-pressure environment
  • Effective and efficient communication and superior interpersonal skills
  • Passion for problem-solving and finding creative solutions in an ever-changing market
  • BS/MS in Finance, Economics, Business, Mathematics, or equivalent
Akuna Capital

201-500 employees

Trading firm specializing in derivatives market-making
Company Overview
Akuna Capital is a proprietary trading firm specializing in derivatives market making and sophisticated modeling with a commitment to cutting-edge technology.
Benefits
  • Generous Paid Leave Policies - Vacation leave starting at 20 days per year that increases based on tenure, flexible sick leave, primary carer’s leave starting at 12 weeks, and volunteer time off.
  • Medical & Retirement Packages - 100% coverage of monthly premiums for employees enrolled in Akuna’s BlueCross BlueShield offerings and dental and vision plans, as well as a 401(k) plan with company match.
  • Wellness & Inclusion - Our employees have access to complimentary fitness and mindfulness events both in-person and virtually, as well as an in-building gym in our Chicago office. Additionally, our employee-led Culture Committee works together to continue building a healthy, positive, and inclusive work environment.
  • Continuing Education - We are proud to offer firm-wide classes through our Akuna U program, access to webinars, digital books, and case studies via Safari, opportunities to attend conferences, and tuition reimbursements to make sure you keep learning!
  • Social Events - We host happy hours, team outings and poker nights, sponsor a variety of employee-led clubs and sports teams, and offer volunteer opportunities to all employees.
  • Kitchen & Games Room - Catch up over a coffee made to order by our in-house barista and grab a bite to eat in our stocked kitchen, or challenge a fellow coworker to a friendly ping pong match in our games room!
  • Referral Bonuses - We want to reward you for helping us grow our awesome, hard-working team.
Company Values
  • Rapid innovation through new technologies
  • Collaborative flow of knowledge
  • A thirst for individual growth and opportunity