Citi US Interest Rate Options Trading – VP/Director in New York, New York

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Trading

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 16066885


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

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Citi’s US Interest Rate Options Trading desk actively makes markets in all non-linear products in the Rates space including but not limited to swaptions, midcurves, curve options, cms, mtg options, cmm, Bermudans, and exotic options. The team actively manages risk using treasuries/swaps, the exchange, otc options and other volatility products.

The position will help manage all aspects of risk management, market making trading activities and client relationship development. Execute trades in various markets, ranging from vanilla rate options and mortgage options to Bermudans and more exotic options. Manage risk of complex and large second-order positions (gamma and cross-gamma) in the option trading books. Additionally will write commentary and market trade ideas to clients.


  • Bachelor’s degree equivalent in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or a related field and minimum 5 years of experience in the job offered or related position supporting derivatives trading. Prior experience must include trading Rates Options

  • Teamwork oriented, strong risk management, “go getter” with strong interpersonal skills

  • Licenses: S7, S63