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Graduate Trader

Posted 20 May 2024
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0 to 2 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Job function
Salary
€80,000 per year
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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As a Graduate Trader at Da Vinci, you’ll work with a fun team of highly skilled researchers and engineers. Our Traders are key to developing and utilising algorithmic trading strategies that help us reach our goal of building one of the best proprietary trading firms in the world.

Da Vinci offers an exciting and dynamic work environment, where employees are given the freedom to come up with great ideas and the space to push these to completion. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a successful and fast-growing company.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate profits through volatility trading by position-taking and market making
  • Risk management of your portfolio
  • Improve and refine our trading infrastructure and setup
  • Devise new trading strategies for current and prospective markets
  • Evaluate prospective markets for opportunities

Requirements:

  • Technical background (Maths, Physics, Engineering, Econometrics, Quant Finance or similar quantitative studies)
  • Strong interest in trading (Experience in real or simulated trading is a plus)
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Understanding of risk and reward patterns
  • Strong affinity with numbers
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical approach to solving complex problems
  • Competitive but cooperative attitude
  • Proactive and an entrepreneurial mindset

Benefits:

  • A comprehensive theoretical and practical training program provided by our dedicated in-house trainer
  • Sign-on bonus of EUR 20k, base salary of EUR 80k
  • Excellent variable pay and growth opportunities
  • Outstanding performance is also rewarded with shareholding in the company
  • A relocation package when moving from abroad, including flight coverage, temporary accommodation upon arrival, house-finding service and expat support
  • Meals during work hours
  • Social events and after-work drinks
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Sponsored gym membership
  • In-house game room (pool table, board games and console games)

Da Vinci was founded in 2015 after a group of passionate trading experts found themselves desiring a new way of working. We specialise in solving market inefficiencies, identifying opportunities based on volatility arbitrage strategies and providing liquidity to markets around the world. Our goal is to become the best trading house in the world, by keeping our work smart and creative, making the most of our team’s strategic minds to challenge existing ways of thinking.

Finance & Banking
Amsterdam
Active in 3 countries
100 employees
80% men - 20% women
Average age is 27 years