Equity Options Trader – Paris

Trading | Paris, Île-de-France, France

Job description

Who are we

WEBB Traders is a fast-growing, global proprietary trading company, driven by data and technology. We act as a market maker, using our own capital to trade on global stock and derivatives exchanges. By leveraging a large network of interdealer brokers and the latest advancements in electronic trading technology, we add liquidity to the financial markets specialized in cash equity and derivatives.

Since our very first trade in 2009, WEBB’s headquarters have been based in Amsterdam, nowadays supported by a strong presence in Paris and London. With our 70 employees of over 25 different nationalities, we are united in our great ambition to grow WEBB into a global leader in arbitrage and liquidity.

Join us to accelerate your career in the unique trading culture of openness, community, enjoyment, and boundary-free entrepreneurship.

Our Paris team is looking for an Equity Options Trader with a proven track record to further expand our business

It's a great opportunity to work in synergy with a diverse team of senior traders and contribute to running and expanding an already established and profitable equity desk, bringing our wider trading team to the next level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for running a market-making book covering global exchanges
  • Take a model-based / quantitative approach, trading on the EU, UK, and US markets
  • Generate consistent and steady returns by applying a disciplined trading approach
  • Make markets, develop relationships and provide pricing to brokers
  • Report to the Head of Desk / Business Partner

Your future work environment

  • Challenge yourself. Be part of the dynamic work environment and grow along with us
  • Develop yourself. Join internal and external training sessions covering trading software, agile methodologies, and hardware and software management
  • Treat yourself. Enjoy delicious meals with your personal Swile card
  • Stay fit. Sports facility access via Gymlib
  • Keep the spirit up. Fun activities with your teammates on a regular basis 
  • Team up. A great office vibe in the heart of Paris right between the 8th and 9th arrondissement
  • It’s on us. Benefit from a health insurance plan that's 100% paid by us, as well as contingency cover (life insurance, disability pension, etc.)
  • And finally… A competitive reward package including a bonus scheme


Who are you?

  • Degree with strong mathematical background, like mathematics, statistics, econometrics, finance or computer sciences
  • You have at least 2-4 years of experience as a equity options trader
  • Proven track record with consistent returns
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills as well as experience using a model-based strategy to minimise risk
  • Drive for results, competitiveness, discipline and decisiveness are your basic standards and you are well-balanced and rational by character

Application process

  • Apply on our WEBB site
  • Please share with us your motivation to work with us and why you think you will fit
  • Have a first introduction chat online with us
  • Nail the rest of the interviews and come to visit our office in Paris and meeting the team
  • Accept our offer!

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