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Senior Options Trader – Sydney | Lead Equity Options Trading in Asia (Optiver)

About Optiver

Optiver is a leading global market maker and proprietary trading firm. We partner with over 50 exchanges worldwide, fostering market efficiency and stability through continuous innovation and liquidity injection. We’re a dynamic company with a focus on empowering individuals and building a diverse, collaborative team.

The Opportunity

Are you a seasoned options trader with a passion for Asian markets? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy leading and collaborating with a team? If so, then this Senior Options Trader role at Optiver Sydney is the perfect opportunity for you!


  • Led the Sydney Options Trading team in trading Equity/Index Options across Asian markets.
  • Employ a holistic approach encompassing positional, technical, fundamental analysis, volatility forecasting, and edge modeling.
  • Collaborate extensively with research, quantitative analysts, developers, and other teams to optimize trading strategies.
  • Drive continuous improvement and challenge the status quo to elevate the team’s performance.


  • Proven track record of success in options trading (particularly single stock options).
  • Prior experience leading a team or significant initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage a combination of trading strategies (positional, technical, etc.).
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills with a focus on mentorship and knowledge sharing.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a willingness to innovate.
  • Prior experience in the Asian markets (highly advantageous).


  • Competitive salary and bonus structure with additional leave entitlements.
  • Comprehensive training, mentorship, and professional development programs.
  • Vibrant work environment with social events, an annual company trip, and a work-from-home allowance.
  • Access to gym memberships, weekly chair massages, and daily meals provided.
  • Opportunity to work with talented individuals in a flat organizational structure that values inclusivity and diversity.
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