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Derivatives Trader (European Hours)

What You’ll Do:
Derivatives Traders are expected to own, maintain, grow, and be responsible for key revenue streams for one or more products on our trading desks. In this role, you will be responsible for all risk and inventory held by the trading team, and expected to leverage your experience and knowledge in making critical decisions in real-time. You will collaborate with team leads, senior traders, junior traders and risk managers to continually improve Valkyrie’s trading systems and operations.  You will look to effectuate systemic improvements to the overall trading strategy to ensure the long-term viability and competitiveness of the strategy.  
What You’ll Need:
  • 2 to 3+ years experience on a trading desk
  • A strong ability to manage and assess risk in a derivatives portfolio
  • A passion for trading and financial markets
  • A desire to develop and innovate the strategies and models that drive our trading activities
  • A tenacious determination to problem solve
  • Strong math and numerical aptitude
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • A keen attention to detail
  • Willingness to dig into problems
  • Relentless desire to constantly improve
  • Proactive attitude
  • Quantitative analysis skills are a plus
  • Advanced degrees preferred
  • Availability to work between 12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
What You’ll Get:
  • Competitive salaries and performance bonuses
  • Top-tier medical and dental coverage
  • Relocation assistance packages
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Training opportunities and continuing education
  • Catered lunch, snacks, and beverages
  • Group outings and company parties
  • Casual dress environment

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A day in the life of a trader.
  • Researching ideas to improve our models, risk parameters, and trading strategy
  • Moving quickly as market watchers to seize fast-paced opportunities
  • Collaborating with the software team to create system improvements
  • Learning from each other every day
  • Exploring what the future of market making holds, and rising to meet those challenges