VP / Director – FX Options Trader – Asian Markets – New York
GQR | Global Quant Recruitment - New York, NY

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JOB DESCRIPTION

A top tier US investment bank is looking to hire a VP – Director level trader for New York to build out their Asia focused FX options trading desk. The group is looking for a strong candidate with approximately 4+ years direct trading experience in the FX options space with an in depth understanding of the Asian markets. The group are technical in their approach and take a variety of different types of risk in a variety of currencies. As a result they are looking for essentially very technical trader who already possess relevant exposure along with a hunger to push on their career.

This is essentially building out a desk from nearly scratch but with the support and guidance of one of the most successful FX platforms.

The scope of the group is vast and there is much cross over meaning that the trader on the desk would get involved in every aspect. Therefore the potential scope is unmatched. In regards to the products traded this also varies, covering vanilla to more light and first generation exotic products.

We expect much competition for this trading opportunity. It is a fantastic role for a proven trader to take on much responsibility, build out his or her own team and drive forward their career all in the guidance and support of one of the world’s most renowned investment banks.

REQUIRED:
4+ years FX options trading experience ideally with coverage of the Asian Markets.
Experience and knowledge of vanilla and exotic / structured FX options
Outgoing, communicative and willing to work in a dynamic environment
Competitive by nature and eager to win
Quick and decisive thinker and able to deal well with pressure

IN RETURN:
An opportunity to build out your own team and take on more responsibility as it grows.
An exciting working environment that can offer unrivalled career progression opportunities
Personal growth within a ambitious team
Opportunity to develop your skill set and increase your scope of expertise

Summary:
This is a role in New York to trade FX options, across all Asian currencies, with a leading American investment bank. They are looking for a vice president / director level candidate with 4+ years trading experience in forex options who have top tier academics and an ambitious and driven personality. It Is a great opportunity to build out a new desk in the context of an established, successful top tier investment bank.

Although preferable, we do not require a CV, please feel free to get in touch regarding this role to talk to a member of the team to discuss this role. For more current openings with our clients, please see www.g-q-r.com/vacancies
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Applying: Quant-Jobs@globalquantrecruitment.com
Search Consultant: Daniel Scott
Contact Telephone Number: 020.3141.8030
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Website: www.G-Q-R.com

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