Senior Index Options Trader
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Tower Research Capital

1,001-5,000 employees

Electronic trading services
Company Overview
Tower Research Capital's goal is to optimize finance through technology. The company is building a proprietary trading system based on technological principles.
Venture Capital
Quantitative Finance

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1998

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

9%

2 year growth

13%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
CategoriesNew
Risk Management
Quantitative Research
Quantitative Trading
Quantitative Finance
Finance & Banking
Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience on a high volume share index options market-making desk
  • Expertise in capturing opportunities from both short-term and long-term dislocations in volatility pricing
  • Deep understanding of the risks involved in managing a large index options portfolio
  • Experience in operating, optimizing, and iteratively improving distributed automated trading systems
  • Knowledge of various exchange protocols to achieve best execution
  • Relevant programming experience, preferably in Python and/or C++
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Passion and drive to take a leading role in a growing options business
  • Excellent attention to detail
Responsibilities
  • Managing a portfolio of listed options products
  • Collaborating with other traders and quantitative researchers to optimize existing strategies
  • Working with developers to improve systems, latency, and execution
  • Identifying and monetizing new trading opportunities
  • Mentoring junior traders and/or quantitative researchers