Delta One Trader – Prop Trading Firm

London, South East England

Delta One Trader – Prop Trading Firm

The Firm:

Hays Financial Markets are currently partnered with an exciting, global Prop Trading firm who are looking to bolster their operation in London. They are currently seeking a Delta 1 Prop trader to join their ever-growing team, with the aim to ensure a 24/7 live trading operation across the globe. The position will support the Head of Delta One Trading, and will assist in managing and growing the Delta One trading desk. This will include providing research on global equities, promoting profitable trading strategies, and programming in Python.

The role:

The firm utilises rigorous mathematical approaches to strengthen their portfolios with new products and markets. As a collective, you will play your part in developing models and strategies that are aligned to the businesses needs.

  • Price, trade, and risk manage Delta-1 arbitrage opportunities
  • Help drive strategy in the Delta-1 business
  • Participate in all aspects of product development including research and strategy

The ideal candidate:

  • Understanding of equity derivatives models as they apply to both pricing and hedging of equity derivatives and derivatives as such
  • Strong background in Delta-1 products
  • Advanced levels of numeracy, including strong knowledge of statistics and probabilities.
  • Coding proficiency and the ability to back-test one’s own trades would be highly advantageous
  • Ability to work independently, under strict deadlines, with attention to detail
  • Understanding of equity derivatives trading and risk management
  • Excellent business communication skills

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