Derivatives Trader Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

To join a well know firm as Derivatives Trader and contribute to the success of the company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Exceptional experience in monitoring derivatives trade in fixed income environment
  • Huge knowledge of rate agency modeling, Bloomberg and portfolio management
  • Deep knowledge of capital market and structuring
  • Remarkable ability to analyze statistical and analytical data
  • Outstanding ability to develop hedging transactions for rating processes
  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written form
  • Amazing skills to manage quantitative credit risk tools
  • Proficient with Moodys CDOROM, Yieldbook, RiskMetrics and Credit Delta
  • Familiarity with cash flow models especially discounted models

Professional Experience:

Derivatives Trader

DRW Trading Group, West Allis, WI

August 2007 – Present


  • Developed risk management structure for high structure equity notes.
  • Designed pricing models with help of various mathematical tools.
  • Analyzed all test hedging strategies for derivative markets.
  • Monitored trade lifecycle management through profit and loss statements.
  • Analyzed performance of all products for capital structural change.
  • Implemented all complicated excel spreadsheets for derivative trade strategies.
  • Reviewed transactions and prepare produce risk reports.
  • Prepared reports for investment committee and business leaders.

Derivatives Trader

Group One Trading, LP, West Allis, WI

May 2004 – July 2007


  • Assisted to customize all transactions as per specific requirement.
  • Performed quantitative research for moderate equity exposures.
  • Managed trading credit derivatives to maintain general account portfolio.
  • Prepared incorporate trends reports and recommended changes to finance team.
  • Designed efficient framework as per portfolio client requirements.
  • Administered everyday transaction results for all investments.
  • Developed relationships with all dealers for derivative trade infrastructure.
  • Implemented all equity and interest rate hedges as per regulations.


Master’s Degree in Finance

Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, IL

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance

MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL