European Index Options Trader

European Index Options Trader

Index Options Trader

A proprietary trading firm is looking for a European Index Options Trader to work in their London office as part of their expanding trading desk.  The firm executes a diverse range of strategies across global equity and derivatives markets and is an active participant in a number of the products it trades in many European markets. The firm is looking for an ambitious and proactive Index Options Trader with a proven profit / risk management history, programming skills are highly advantageous, and willing to trade Equity Index Derivatives on European exchanges and help set-up new products.


  • Trading the relevant index options book
  • Compliant with regulations and rigorous risk management 
  • Improving strategies through analysis, prototyping and collaboration with developers
  • Proactive in helping other traders achieve their goals through observation and analysis of trading behaviour
  • Designing and implementing new trading strategies
  • Open to trading new products 
  • Must have index options trading experience and good understanding of trading systems
  • Familiarity with automated options trading strategies and an interest in their development
  • Interested in improving existing trading strategies and identifying new opportunities
  • Ability to take a high level of responsibility in an expanding, highly successful firm
  • The individual must have integrity, creativity and accountability