Job listing

Operational Trader (Sydney)

  • Quantitative Finance

Our client is looking to hire an experienced operational trader.


  • Develop, maintain and enhance trading models, algorithms and systems
  • Design new algorithms and work closely with Software Engineers, Hardware Engineers and Performance Engineers to understand and improve technical infrastructure through low latency strategies
  • Perform trades analysis using mathematical and computing skills in python to improve trading strategies
  • Trade a range of financial instruments across the APAC market
  • Manage execution and risk of complex trading portfolios
  • Research new market opportunities

Skills needed

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (graduate or post graduate), with strong academic results, preference in mathematics, finance, science, engineering IT or computer science.
  • 3+ years of automated options/delta one trading experience in a market making capacity
  • Experience with programming in Python, C++ or Java (or equivalent)
  • Superb analytical and mathematical skills
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving and competitive environment
  • Understanding of low latency strategies one at least one APAC market
  • Desire to work in a team environment is a must