Derivatives Trader

Galaxy logoGalaxy

Jul 22

Galaxy is a forward-thinking financial services firm with a strong presence in key global financial hubs, including Hong Kong, London, New York, and The Bahamas. Specializing in derivatives trading, Galaxy places a significant emphasis on digital assets and the cryptocurrency market. The company is committed to leveraging quantitative analysis, risk management, and innovative trading strategies to enhance profitability and expand its market-leading franchise.

The team at Galaxy is composed of highly skilled professionals with a deep understanding of financial markets and cutting-edge technologies. Employees at Galaxy enjoy competitive compensation packages, comprehensive health and protective benefits, and opportunities for continual learning and professional development in the rapidly evolving crypto industry. The company's dynamic and collaborative culture ensures a supportive environment where entrepreneurial spirit and teamwork are highly valued.

Who You Are:

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated derivatives trader to join our trading team in (The Bahamas/London). The ideal candidate will have demonstrable derivatives trading experience, strong quantitative skills, and a deep interest in crypto markets. This role involves managing and executing complex trading strategies, working cross-functionally to build our franchise, and contributing to the overall profitability of the trading desk.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage the risk of the derivatives portfolio as part of a global trading team with a presence in Hong Kong, London, New York, and The Bahamas
  • Implement effective risk management strategies and ensure compliance with internal risk limits and regulatory requirements
  • Execute trades and manage counterparty flows
  • Conduct market analysis to identify trading opportunities; stay abreast of market trends, economic indicators, and regulatory developments affecting crypto markets
  • Engage with clients to understand their needs and provide tailored derivatives solutions

What We’re Looking For:

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Finance, or related field
  • At least five years of trading experience at a financial institution
  • Vision for building a market-leading franchise business
  • Prior experience in crypto, FX, or equity derivatives (exotics and structured products knowledge is a plus)
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, with proficiency in statistical and financial modeling
  • Proficiency in trading platforms, risk management systems, and programming languages (e.g., Python, R, SQL)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • High level of integrity, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus, and equity compensation
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Employee Resource Groups

*Benefits may vary depending on location.

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