Options Market Making and Risk Manager

Location: New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-3734

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Two Sigma is seeking an individual to work on a growing trading desk and to collaborate with Engineering and Quantitative teams to trade options.
  • Risk and position management in compliance with the firm’s risk parameters. 
  • Trade options on stocks involved in rights issues, takeover speculation, short stock rate changes, spin offs, and going ex-dividends; 
  • Trade dividend levels by combining real-time market insight with historical date using profit mean payouts;
  • Notify management of discrepancies and risk management issues related to positions, Market Making rebates, and dividend tax withholdings;
  • Conduct evaluations of various equity and equity derivative portfolios, which involve supervisory functions, algorithm development, research and other projects, intended to expand and improve the firm’s long-term performance. 
  • Electronic Market Making in all the U.S. option exchanges.

Skills/Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years’ experience in options market making or related field
  • 4-5 years trading practices, corporate action risk and pricing, risk management protocol, derivatives market making, algorithm development, monitoring price inputs, trading systems
  • Knowledge of pandas, python, and Linux environments.
  • Prior experience trading VIX products a plus
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