Senior Derivatives Sales Trader at Optiver
As one of the world’s leading Market Making firms, we at Optiver pride ourselves on our abilities to improve the market by providing liquidity in all market conditions. In order to grow our market making reach, we have begun trading directly with end users in the commodities space and are looking for an experienced & dynamic Sales Trader to join our team.
The ideal candidate has experience building relationships within the commodities space and strong selling capabilities. In this role, you will have the opportunity to make a big impact to our Sales Trading team by driving revenue and building out our market participant network.
What you’ll do:
- Establish, develop, and maintain relationships with end users in the commodities space
- Work closely with Derivatives Traders to understand Optiver’s trading strategies and execute participant orders
- Develop participant profiles, reports and analyses
- Maintain a relationship management tool
- Develop and maintain marketing content as it pertains to direct trading initiatives
- Attend conferences and seminars for related products
What you’ll need:
- 5+ years’ experience in a sales trading or sales associate role, with a focus on commodities
- Strong knowledge about the market and its participants
- Existing contact within commodity derivatives end users and the ability to rapidly build a book of counterparties from industry contacts
- Willingness to travel and meet face to face with prospective and current counterparties
- Strong communication skills and self-assurance
- Competitive attitude and eagerness to constantly improve
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
- Deep understanding of rules and regulations governing the markets we trade
- Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; we will not sponsor individuals for employment authorization for this job opening
Who we are:
Optiver is a leading proprietary trading firm using technology to provide the most up-to-date and competitive prices in financial products around the world. Put simply, we improve the markets. Achieving this requires excellence in everything we do. That’s not merely an aspiration, but our reason for being.
We’re seeking people who up the ante with nerve, with guts and, most importantly, with heart. We’re looking for the bold. Does that describe you? Then opt in.