Sr. Trader - Commodities Options Trader

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate & Investment banking

Sr. Trader - Commodities Options Trader

New York, United States Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


Base Salary Range: $135,000 - $400,000

Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

SG, which has its world headquarters in Paris and its regional headquarters for the Americas in New York City, has numerous branches, representative offices, subsidiaries and affiliates located in more than 75 countries.  In the United States, SG offers a full range of investment and commercial banking, treasury, financial advisory, execution and industry services, and currently maintains branches, agencies and other offices in New York City, Jersey City (New Jersey), Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Houston.  SG employs nearly 1,947 people in the United States, and has assets in the United States of approximately $100 billion.

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  • Commodities futures and options trader in charge of client market making at Societe Generale in the Americas.

  • In close connection with the sale team, this person will oversee and direct the day-to-day activities related to the development of a commercial franchise in Commodity future and option market making in North America.

  • They will be charged with the responsibility of pricing client requests and risk managing the resulting trades.

  • They will also be responsible for working the technology and support teams to improve our systems. 

  • They will be responsible for ensuring that all corporate goals were met and for implementing solutions to problems that fall within the normal business routine. Additionally they will oversee procedures and standards to ensure compliance with SG’s global practices.  

  • 10 + Years of Options Trading Experience (Commodity focused highly preferred)

Why join us

Within Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking, the Global Markets Division brings together the Research, Investment and Risk Management Solutions, Execution, Prime Services, Equities, Fixed Income, Futures and Currencies & Commodities structuring capabilities with the objective of providing investors with one integrated multi-asset market solutions team.  The Global Markets platform committed to long-term client relationships through value added services and smart solutions. The business uses an advisory and innovation mindset, focused on client needs, with the world leading financial markets engineering team.  Global Markets is a leading player in derivatives, unrivaled equity derivatives expertise and #1 in listed derivatives, cross-asset and economic research.  Our prime services' offering is a unique combination of execution, clearing, custody and financing services.

Business insight


At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.


Our D&I Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients. Our D&I Vision: An engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate. An inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents. To engage our community and marketplace and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients. For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link:


Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000ODW
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/11/04