CIB - Global Commodities - Derivatives Trader – Associate

JP Morgan ChaseNew York, NY 101793M ago

CIB - Global Commodities - Derivatives Trader

Our business

The Oil Derivatives Trading Desk provides bespoke vanilla and exotic derivatives to corporate and investor clients globally.

Key responsibilities

  • Pricing and managing derivative risk including linear and non-linear trades in both liquid benchmarks and illiquid crude oil grades around the world
  • Model proxies for client requests on non-exchange traded crude oil underlyings using historical relationships and forward fundamental expectations
  • Generate incremental client business using existing network and develop new prospects for the sales desk
  • Develop a model for Brent time spread options and establish JPMorgan as a liquidity provider in this space
  • Trade execution, booking transactions and portfolio risk management on a daily basis
  • Develop a balance for North Sea crude oil fundamentals using company level production data, tanker tracking, refiner demand


  • Candidate must have experience managing a derivatives portfolio with linear and non-linear risk
  • Client must be able to price derivatives on Brent, Dubai, WTI, Maya, US gulf coast grades, WCS, as well as derivatives on differentials between the above and time spreads
  • Candidate must have a track record of successful capital deployment in the oil trading space
  • Essential skillsModeling of commodity supply and demand
  • High level analytical and problem solving ability
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Derivative risk management
  • Interest in markets, and macro trends
  • Strong approach to the control environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and operate at senior level

About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank:

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at