Senior Equity Derivatives Trader Senior Equity Derivatives Trader …

Eaton Vance Investment Managers
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 Apr 21
Not Specified
Eaton Vance Investment Managers
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 Apr 21
Not Specified
By joining Eaton Vance, you’ll become part of a company that has one of the best employee retention rates in the financial services industry. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and tremendous opportunities for growth and development. If you do not see a position that

By joining Eaton Vance, you’ll become part of a company that has one of the best employee retention rates in the financial services industry. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and tremendous opportunities for growth and development. If you do not see a position that fits your career objectives, please return to this site in the future as our hiring needs will change. We look forward to your becoming a part of our continued success!

Basic Purpose:

Responsible for managing portfolios of single stock and index options, as well as executing buy and sell orders of equity derivatives as authorized by investment portfolio managers or the Head of Equity Trading. Provide information frequently to portfolio managers about market sentiment, trading environment, trading volume and price volatility, effectively contributing to their decision making process.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Confer with portfolio managers and execute equity option, equity and other derivative transactions on individual stocks and indices, consistent with Fund objectives and EV trading policies.
  • Provide information frequently to portfolio managers about market sentiment, trading environment, trading volume and price volatility.
  • Keep informed of relevant conditions and trends to detect changes and to allow for timely planning and action.
  • Provide input or develop financial models to mitigate risk and ensure profits.     
  • Conduct options related research for new product development.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with brokerage community.
  • Establish strong working relationships with trading support areas.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree required.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience in the option trading market required.
  • Equity trading experience a plus.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Independent worker with solid organizational skills.
  • Discipline of focus and attention to detail.
  • Ability to make real time trading decisions weighing complex circumstances under considerable time pressure.
  • Thorough knowledge of markets and various trading strategies.
  • Ability to understand portfolio manager investment style and market trends.
  • Advanced computer skills including electronic trading systems and other industry software.
  • High level of professionalism and adherence to high ethical standards.
  • Familiarity of Closed End Fund market and structure.

This policy applies to Eaton Vance Corp. and all subsidiary companies (the “Company”).

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. It does not discriminate against applicants or employees with respect to any terms or conditions of employment on account of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, parenthood, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition including genetic characteristics, marital status, citizenship status, military service, gender, gender identity or expression, registered domestic partner status, domestic violence victim status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Eaton Vance also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that a person has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company, and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers. All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

The information on this Web site is for U.S. residents only. The information on this Web site does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, securities in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer. Eaton Vance does not provide tax or legal advice. Prospective investors should consult with a tax or legal advisor before making any investment decision. © Eaton Vance Management. All rights reserved. Two International Place, Boston, MA 02110



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