Junior Derivatives Trader

What You’ll Do:
Junior Derivatives Traders are expected to learn Valkyrie’s trading strategies, technology, and tools.  After successful completion of our training program, which includes several weeks of live trading, you’ll join an existing team with a successful trading strategy.  From there, your responsibilities will only grow, as you perform and operate under the supervision of a senior trader.  You will be asked to understand and improve critical components of our trading strategy and leverage your system knowledge to identify opportunities.  
What You’ll Need:
  • Degree in mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science or equivalent
  • Passion for the financial markets
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make split-second logical decisions in a high-pressure environment
  • Competitive drive and the maturity to handle considerable responsibility
  • Capability to quickly recover from mistakes
  • Quantitative Analysis skills are a plus
  • Programming experience preferred
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