Floor Trader-SPX
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Akuna Capital

201-500 employees

Automated options market-maker using proprietary technology
Company Overview
Akuna Capital stands out as a leading options market-maker, leveraging its proprietary low-latency technologies, trading strategies, and mathematical models to provide liquidity with competitive quotes. The firm's commitment to continuous growth is evident in its expansion into new markets and products, offering employees the unique opportunity to shape its future. With a strong culture of employee ownership and no external investors, Akuna Capital ensures a collaborative environment where decisions are data-driven and the focus is on sustainable growth.
Quantitative Finance
Data & Analytics

Company Stage


Total Funding





Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Finance & Banking
Quantitative Finance
  • 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
  • We are seeking a Floor Trader to join Akuna's Equity Indices team in the SPX pit on the CBOE floor. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual interested in supporting our team coverage and competing in the marketplace. Candidates must possess working relationships inside of and strong familiarity with the S&P500 complex of options
  • As a part of Akuna's SPX team, you will make markets on options for brokers using our proprietary pricing and execution software custom-designed for use on your trading tablet. Whether being first to make a market or removing liquidity on a resting order, the opportunities you identify and execute on in the marketplace will be immediately represented in the team's P&L. You will be entrenched in a collaborative and comprehensive team environment where you will have the opportunity to learn our systems and trading style from some of our most experienced traders. Your previous experience will be expected to provide value from day one even as you adapt to your new role