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Fundamental Researcher – Equity Options

  • Quantitative Finance

An award winning derivatives market making firm are looking to bring in a junior/mid-level researcher to assist with fundamental research on situations affecting options trading. Our client has a strong global presence with large offices across the US, Europe and Asia. This role will be in a well-established market making team that are looking to aggressively expand over the next year, offering a fantastic chance to develop your career alongside some of the top professionals in this area.

Responsibilities:
• Conduct fundamental research to forecast the effect on equity option product prices
• Tracking multiple sectors news flow and identify upcoming catalysts
• Provide real time research and trading recommendations on market moving news headlines
• Communicating with research professionals and company analyst

Desired Skills
• Degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics or related field
• 1-3 Years’ experience working as fundamental analyst at a Top Tier Institution
• Experience and knowledge of special events and macroeconomic actions
• Outstanding analytical and research skills
• Experience working with derivatives is a bonus

Location

Chicago

Salary

Very Competitive