Junior Derivatives Trader

What You’ll Do:
At Valkyrie, Derivatives Traders are responsible for operating our proprietary trading system and being fully responsible for day-to-day PnL and risk.  You’re directly facing the market every day, and seeing the immediate impact of your decisions.  After completing our rigorous training program, including several weeks of live trading, you’ll join an existing team to continue learning how to successfully manage our trading strategies.  From there, your responsibilities will only grow, as you perform and operate under the supervision of a senior trader.  
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