- Execute equity derivative trades in accordance with established strategies and risk parameters.
- Monitor and analyze market trends, news, and economic factors to identify trading opportunities.
- Develop and implement trading strategies to optimize profitability while managing risk exposure.
- Utilize sophisticated trading platforms and tools to execute trades efficiently and accurately.
- Collaborate with research analysts, portfolio managers, and other traders to share insights and develop trading strategies.
- Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, mathematics, or a related field. Advanced degree (e.g., MBA, Master's) is a plus.
- Extensive experience (ideally 2+ years) as an Equity Derivative Trader in a reputable financial institution or hedge fund.
- Proven track record of success in trading equity derivatives, with a strong understanding of options, futures, swaps, and other derivative instruments.
- Deep knowledge of financial markets, including equity market structure, macroeconomic factors, and industry trends.
- Proficiency in using trading platforms, order management systems, and analytical tools.