Akuna Capital is a fast-growing boutique trading house that specializes in derivatives market-making and arbitrage. We pair up experienced and talented traders with our innovative IT department to create a flexible and dynamic approach to trading.
Akuna Capital’s lean structure enables us to fully concentrate our resources on the most profitable markets in the US, providing liquidity to the market whilst minimizing trading risk through efficient hedging strategies.
We are located at the heart of the world’s derivatives markets in Chicago, Illinois. Our culture is relaxed, focused and collaborative. This positive atmosphere is aided by a large, light-filled office space which combines cutting-edge hardware with generous staff amenities, such as a games room and fully stocked kitchen.
We offer a team based approach to trading and software development believing that productive integration of the two groups is vital to success in this industry. At Akuna Capital new employees will work with, and be trained by, the founders of the company whom share extensive experience in US and Asian derivatives markets. The founders are targeting overseas expansion opportunities in the medium-term future, giving rise to relocation opportunities.
IT professionals are given the chance to build their own world whether they are involved in software development, systems administration or network engineering. Our founding IT team is laying a robust, state-of-the-art foundation, unburdened by legacy systems and codebases.
New employees, whether in Trading or IT, will be given immediate responsibility for important projects since we are a growing company, free of bureaucracy and with high ambitions.