Thirty years ago, Optiver started business as a single trader on the floor of the Amsterdam’s options exchange. Today we are at the forefront of trading and technology, employing over 1000 Optiverians from over 40 nationalities in Amsterdam, Chicago, Sydney and Shanghai. We stick to what we’re good at: making markets in a wide range of financial products on more than 50 exchanges around the world.
Through our core function as a market-maker we continuously improve the market by being the source of liquidity for market participants and give it stability even in times of extreme volatility. It’s a responsibility we don’t take lightly but that also makes what we do so exciting!
Ready to accelerate your growth?
As a Data Analyst you’ll be the driver for creating the future of Optiver. Through data driven insights you’ll help to improve scalability, stability and precision of Trading. Data Analysts sit on our fast-paced Trading floor working daily with Traders, Quantitative Researchers and Developers.
No two days are the same on the team. Your work will be dynamic and ever evolving, with a mixture of short-term projects where you will make an instant impact to trading, through longer-term, more strategic projects related to optimising our decision-making through new data sources.
What you’ll do:
As a Data Analyst you’ll get ownership of your own projects from the very start. This requires you to communicate with different stakeholders and you become an expert in what you do, including:
This is what gets you excited:
The feedback loop for this team is immediate, therefore we look for dynamic and highly ambitious people who seek to constantly innovate, challenge the status quo and want to work alongside some of the most talented and intelligent people in the business.
What you’ll need to be successful:
What you'll get
Are you interested in furthering your career on one of the most dynamic and exciting trading floors in Europe?
Apply directly via our website for the position of Data Analyst. Please provide us with a CV and a letter of motivation in English. Applications without a letter of motivation will not be reviewed.
When we think there is a potential match, you will hear from us sooner than you expect. If you have any questions feel free to contact the Recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
N.B. if you are selected from your application to proceed to the next round for the position of Data Analyst, you will be required to take an online tests to measure your numerical and analytical skills. Additionally, visa requirements apply for non-EU applicants.
Kindly note that we do not require any assistance from third-parties including agencies in the recruitment of this role.