Options Trader Resume Samples

An Options Trader creates options contracts and develops forecasting models to determine the optimal price and to buy options to maximize profit and minimize risk. Typical work activities listed on the Options Trader Resume include the following – taking responsibility for timely buying and selling of stock options, reviewing orders to ensure accuracy and record keeping; providing input, and developing financial models to mitigate risks and to ensure profits. Other duties include the following – obtaining relevant information and data, liaising with sales staff and inter-dealer brokers; making prices in specific products, executing trades, and determining market sentiment through research, valuation, and data analysis.

Key skills for the post include the following – an interest in financial markets, analytical skills, interpersonal skills, team working skills, and IT skills. While a degree is not a mandatory requirement, possessing an accounting or business background represents an advantage in this field.

Options Trader Resume example

Options Trader Resume

Objective : A dedicated and hardworking individual looking for a position in a strong company with room to grow. Work well with others and look forward to new opportunities and challenges. Experiences include metal finishing, general warehouse, options trading and exchanges, computer setup, troubleshooting, and maintenance.

Skills : MS Office, Analytics, Data Analysis, Marketing Research, Marketing Strategy, Information Technology.

Options Trader Resume Format

Description :

  1. Broughty and sold options in international markets.
  2. Used fundamental and technical analysis to evaluate the price of various underlying markets.
  3. Be decisive in examining the market.
  4. Used analysis tools.
  5. Investigated patterns and interpret data to come to a conclusion.
  6. Navigated through the Nadex platform to examine the best opportunities in the markets.
  7. Managed a portfolio to calculate results and develop a report.
  8. Used mathematical equations on a graph to aid in technical analysis on charts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A. In Business Information Systems


Options Trader Resume

Headline : Results-driven Store Manager with 10+ years' leadership experience driving double-digit revenue growth for Lowe's stores in rural and metro markets. Broad cross-functional leadership experience across all core business functions with an emphasis on sales, finance, human resources, and performance improvement.

Skills : Swift, Objective-C, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, C, perl, bash.

Options Trader Resume Sample

Description :

  1. Collected material on daily and long-term trends in the global index, equity, and stock exchange markets.
  2. Extrapolated data from this research to anticipate daily stock volatility for company traders.
  3. Set up events for new company trainees, which helped facilitate morale and communication.
  4. Created models for profitable trading that the trainees used in trading simulations and games.
  5. Hired through an intensive selection process: requires candidates to pass three mathematical exams that test numerical skills and the ability to recognize complex mathematical patterns.
  6. Only 10-15% of candidates pass the exams and move onto the interview stage.
  7. Led cross-functional team comprised of IT and trading professionals through internal systems development initiative, implementing four new firm-wide.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Economics


Options Trader Resume

Summary : MBA with a focus on business and product development, partnerships, and bringing products to market. Extensive experience identifying new streams of revenue as a self-motivated entrepreneurial derivatives trader. Demonstrated success in leading cross-functional teams to create efficiencies in existing business lines and to deliver strategies for future expansion.

Skills : Linux, PC, & Mac: MS Office: Access; Excel: VBA, ANOVA,.

Options Trader Resume Template

Description :

  1. Started as a clerk delivering lunches to traders, verifying trade positions, and taking options classes.
  2. Passed the Consolidated trading class requirement and became Series 56 Licensed.
  3. Started trading options and analyzing and managing risk within a group of 6 at the Chicago Board of Trade.
  4. Utilized Microsoft Excel creating daily profit and loss reports.
  5. Created manuals and helped train and educate junior traders.
  6. Ran office fantasy sports pools and regularly volunteered.
  7. Helped Initiative, serving the consolidated donated meals and toiletries to the needy.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In Psychology

Options Trader Resume

Headline : A senior software engineer currently working in Swift, with deep experience in embedded Unix-like systems, programming languages, and web app construction with JavaScript, CSS3, and friends.

Skills : PERL, MySQL, HTML, Wordpress, PowerMTA, Quickbooks, Excel.

Options Trader Resume Template

Description :

  1. Proprietary trading, strategy construction, and risk management.
  2. Actively traded in both the pit and electronically on Globex ECN.
  3. Quotes and executions directly contributed to profit or loss for the company.
  4. Promoted from clerk to the trader.
  5. Input and verify daily investment trade activity to maintain constant research and study and determine which influences are leading the current markets.
  6. Formulated trading strategies through SEC filings, business news, and inefficiencies in market conditions.
  7. Performed analysis of investment reports to monitor account production, growth, and future needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Mathematics

Options Trader Resume

Summary : Seeking a permanent position in the mortgage industry that utilizes analytical skills and enables to make a positive contribution to the organization.

Skills : Financial Analysis, Financial Modeling, Analytical, Administration, Training & Development, Excel And Powerpoint, Word Processing, Computer, Account Management.

Options Trader Resume Format

Description :

  1. Self-educated options investor certified to trade options through TD Ameritrade.
  2. Researched current market environments by analyzing data.
  3. Disciplined trader with eight years of experience in risk management, options market making, and electronic trading.
  4. Traded options to pay for school.
  5. Trader in the S&P 500 options on futures pit at the Mercantile Exchange, the world's largest derivatives marketplace.
  6. Managed multi-million dollar position by mitigating risk, employing complex option theory, and various hedging strategies.
  7. Completed all required options training courses. 
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    BA In Finance Administration

    Options Trader Resume

    Headline : Options Trader is responsible for analyzing and trading options in the derivatives market. Options are financial instruments that allow insiders to speculate on future prices for a wide range of financial products such as stock, futures, swaps, options, and index funds.

    Skills : Analyzing Skills, Trader.

    Options Trader Resume Template

    Description :

    1. Executed thousands of equity and equity index options trades on behalf of SWS' fully disclosed clearing firms' brokers.
    2. Attended all necessary optional training classes Proficient in technical market analysis.
    3. Traded own account for the two years between undergraduate and business school.
    4. Traded equities with Pershing for the options market makers.
    5. Managed options account and trade volumes Monitored market trends 
    6. Analyzed option spreads.
    7. Bought and/or sold option puts.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BA In Finance Administration

    Options Trader Resume

    Headline : Options Trader is responsible for trading options on the NYSE, NASDAQ, and other exchange markets. The Trader will also be responsible for creating and executing trade plans to meet the needs of the firm.

    Skills : Financial Analysis, Financial Modeling, Analytical, Administration, Training & Development.

    Options Trader Resume Sample

    Description :

    1. Traded extensively using ISE's electronic options format.
    2. Traded equity options on the AMEX as an exchange member.
    3. Managed risk, hedging of several proprietary positions.
    4. Trained by ex-Susquehanna traders.
    5. Used Pro-Optics trading platform to hedge pit trades and trade CME Globex Futures and Options.
    6. Pit traded SP500 options (CME) Learned to use the Pro-Optics Trading platform to hedge and trade CME Globex Futures and Options.
    7. Managed risk of positions and generated profits every year.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BA In Finance Administration

    Options Trader Resume

    Headline : An options trader is responsible for trading in the options market, which is the market for trading contracts that give the owner of the contract the right to buy or sell a particular asset at a specified price within a specified time frame.

    Skills : Onboarding, Customer Service, Inventory Management, TechSupport, Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Illustrator, HTML, XML, JSON, Phone Etiquette.

    Options Trader Resume Sample

    Description :

    1. Performed all clerical duties involved with maintaining.
    2. Left Lowe's to start an investment company.
    3. Identified mispriced derivatives from self-developed statistical models and growth strategies in volatile market conditions, resulting in a 5% increase.
    4. Experimented with neural nets applied to stock market prediction.
    5. Created proof-of-concept that used CSS to rebrand MLS search results for different.
    6. Created a proprietary trading strategy utilizing complex option spreads in order to benefit from abnormally high volatility.
    7. Rigorous backtesting leads to a successful hedge of a precipitous market downturn.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BA In Finance Administration

    Options Trader Resume

    Headline : Options Trader is responsible for trading and hedging options positions in equity and fixed income products. Identify the optimal hedging strategy to protect the firm’s interests in the most competitive and efficient manner.

    Skills : Trading Skills, Analyzing Skills.

    Options Trader Resume Template

    Description :

    1. Entered options trades for financial consultants. 
    2. Prepared financial reports in accordance with FINRA guidelines.
    3. Prepared options analysis for trade.
    4. Identified and initiated short-term equity option trades in an assigned account.
    5. Compared current technical analysis to historical price patterns and anticipated future price direction based on historical moves.
    6. Formulated speculative trading strategies and employ complex option spreads with a high probability of profit designed to appreciate considerably.
    7. Executed 30-60 trades per month depending on current market conditions.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BA In Finance Administration

    Options Trader Resume

    Headline : Options Trader is responsible for the execution of options trading strategies. This includes identifying and executing risk-free options, as well as trading on the changes in price of underlying stocks or exchange-traded products.

    Skills : Onboarding, Customer Service, Inventory Management, Tech Support.

    Options Trader Resume Format

    Description :

    1. Developed a strong interest in stock and options trading and self-educated myself through reading, online classes, and TraderMinute.
    2. Developed a solid understanding of the stock market and have gained practical trading experience.
    3. Extensive experienced in developing and implementing trading strategies based upon technical analysis and company fundamentals/story to drive.
    4. Managed single and complex options orders and ensures timely execution.
    5. Utilized Liquid Point, ATOMS, and relationships with exchanges to route order.
    6. Self-taught equities and options trader.
    7. Leveraged market opportunities and invest successfully.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BA In Finance Administration