Do you have what it takes to become a Trader at Optiver?
Optiver is an international and innovative proprietary trading firm. We deal in highly-automated electronic market making and arbitrage activities. With offices in Amsterdam, Chicago and Sydney, employing around 600 talented individuals from over 30 nationalities, we trade in more than 20 countries, across 5 continents, 24 hours a day.
Our culture is one of our most valuable assets: result-driven, open and informal, team-based, ambitious and exceedingly flexible, whilst striving for professionalism within all our departments.
Who are we looking for
Every year we scout for the highest caliber graduates to join our Trading department. We have graduate positions available in Trading and Wholesale Trading. A flair for numbers, a passion for financial markets and a hugely competitive streak are necessary.
Your job as a Screen Trader
Are you competitive and a fast decision maker under pressure? As a Screen Trader your role is to price and trade financial options. You will build and maintain positions in derivatives and equities. We expect you to constantly improve your market knowledge, stay up-to-date and search for new trading theories.
Your job as a Wholesale Trader
Are you sales orientated and good at managing relations? As a Wholesale Trader you will be the link between our Screen Traders and external trading parties. You will be responsible for over-the-phone block trading. Finding and maintaining relationships with counterparties in Europe is key to this position.