Our US Equity Options team has traditionally focused on highly liquid stocks but has expanded in scope to many more symbols. As a result, we have a wide range of new and exciting problems to solve. We’ve already created partnerships and business models to facilitate our expansion and we’re currently working to improve our options pricing; investigating new models and improving our existing framework. IMC is highly collaborative between traders, quants, and developers so the scope of responsibility is fairly fluid involving a mixture of data-driven analysis, quantitative modelling and algorithm development.

Your Core Responsibilities: 

  • Maximize revenue by creating competitive edge trading strategies
  • Responsibility and ownership early on to drive strategies forward and be successful

Your Skills and Experience: 

  • Experienced equity option trader with at least 3 years’ experience
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (graduate or post graduate), with strong academic results, preference in mathematics, science, financial engineering or computer science
  • Proven ability to act and perform successfully in a fast moving and high-pressured environment
  • Passion for learning; you are driven to succeed, you work well individually and, in a team, to get results
  • Computer programming is desirable (Python, C/C++, Java, Malab, SQL)
  • Highly analytical, constantly enhancing your strategies to improve the quality of trades, pinpoint missed opportunities, and identify new trading ideas and products

About Us

IMC is a leading trading firm, known worldwide for our advanced, low-latency technology and world-class execution capabilities. Over the past 30 years, we’ve been a stabilizing force in the financial markets – providing the essential liquidity our counterparties depend on. Across offices in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific, our talented employees are united by our entrepreneurial spirit, exceptional culture, and commitment to giving back. It's a strong foundation that allows us to grow and add new capabilities, year after year. From entering dynamic new markets, to developing a state-of-the-art research environment and diversifying our trading strategies, we dare to imagine what could be and work together to make it happen.

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