Position: Equity Derivatives Desk Strategist
Location: Midtown NYC Area
Outstanding Compensation Package - Base + Bonus + Benefits
Local Candidates Only - No Sponsorship

Large, successful, and growing NYC based Global Financial Services Firm -
Great Company - Lots of Upside - Outstanding Compensation Package -Base +
Bonus + Benefits etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused
environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth

Position Responsibilities - Summary:
Company is seeking Desk Strategists to join their team. Desk strategists are
key participants, together with traders and sales people, in the
revenue-generating activities of our Sales & Trading Division. Desk
strategists sit on the trading desk, are the primary modelers for new
products, and team with the traders to deliver innovative ideas using models
to analyze risks and opportunities in trading books for complex derivatives.

Detailed Responsibilities:
1. Create and maintained models to price exotic trades. Support the
traders on a broad spectrum of products from vanilla single asset equity
options to hybrids involving multiple equity, FX, inflation, credit and
volatility assets.

2. Work with Trading, Structuring and Sales teams to create, develop,
execute and risk manage trades.

3. Build tools to help the traders analyze risk on their books.
Collaborate with traders to analyze and advise on managing the risk of the
positions currently on the books.

4. Help in the search for new trading strategies, they will perform
many quantitative analyses on the markets and he will create
trader-efficient tools.

5. Monitor and analyze the effectiveness of current valuation and risk
models and championing and enacting new developments as needed.

Required Skills and Competencies:
1. 5+ years of experience in a similar role in the industry is

2. Strong Quantitative background. A PhD in a quantitative field is

3. Strong programming skills. At a minimum, this position requires
requires programming in C++ and proficiency in excel and Visual Basic.
Matlab a Plus.

4. Ability to discuss and market ideas is required. Strong
communication & collaboration skills are necessary.

5. Ideally we would like someone who has experience working on either
structured products OR variance/dispersion variance

Outstanding Compensation Package - Base + Bonus + Benefits
No Sponsorship Available - Local Candidates Only

Contact Information:
Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website - www.wrightassociates.org