Systematic Traders

Location Geneva
Discipline: Commodities
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Freddie Ricks

Contact email: freddie.ricks@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 1499
Published: 11 months ago

Systematic Commodities Options Trader and Systematic Intraday Trader

We are representing a leading global physical commodity trading house with an extensive network and a proven track record in the industry. They specialize in trading a diverse range of commodities, including energy, metals, agriculture, and more. Their commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology has positioned them at the forefront of the market, enabling them to consistently deliver exceptional results to their clients.

Responsibilities: Systematic Commodities Options Trader:

  • Develop and implement systematic trading strategies for commodities options, utilizing quantitative models and algorithmic trading systems.
  • Execute options trades across multiple commodity markets, employing hedging and arbitrage strategies to optimize profitability.
  • Conduct thorough research and analysis of options pricing, volatility, and market trends to identify trading opportunities and generate trade ideas.
  • Collaborate closely with quantitative research, risk management, and technology teams to enhance trading models and systems.

Systematic Intraday Trader:

  • Execute intraday trading strategies across a range of commodities, utilizing systematic approaches and proprietary trading systems.
  • Monitor real-time market data, identify short-term trading opportunities, and execute trades with precision and efficiency.
  • Develop and optimize trading algorithms, manage risk parameters, and ensure compliance with trading guidelines.
  • Work closely with technology and data teams to enhance trading systems and implement cutting-edge trading technologies.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in finance, mathematics, computer science, or a related field. Additional certifications (e.g., CFA, FRM) are advantageous.
  • Proven experience as a Systematic Trader in commodities options trading and/or intraday trading.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in commodities markets, including options pricing, volatility analysis, and market microstructure.
  • Proficiency in programming languages (e.g., Python, R, C++, Java) and experience with statistical analysis and modeling.
  • Experience working with systematic trading platforms and algorithmic trading systems.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and develop trading strategies.
  • Excellent decision-making skills, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic trading environment.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.