Optiver is an industry leader across everything we do. We don’t just meet industry standards we aim to set them! From options to ETFs, cash equities, bonds and foreign currencies, Optiver’s mission is to always provide liquidity for end-investors. Pricing hundreds of thousands of interconnected products in real time is a fascinating challenge. And data is a key component at every step in the process.
If you are in your penultimate year of university, are proficient in python and have a passion for Data then you could be the Data Science Intern we are looking for.
What you’ll do
As Optiver’s Data Science intern, your standout engineering skills will help us automate, professionalise and enhance the robustness of the firm’s systems and workflows. You’ll be directly responsible for creating ETL data pipelines, analysing data sets and developing tools. As part of this internship, you'll be working within either our trading, finance, settlements or risk team. You'll work closely with developers, control departments and traders to turn complex data-processing problems into scalable solutions.
What you'll need
What you'll get
Value the difference
We are Optiver, an international trading company, headquartered in Amsterdam. With more than 1000 colleagues across four continents we constantly offer fair and highly competitive prices for the buying and selling of stocks, bonds, options, futures, ETF’s et cetera. It is called ‘market making’. We build markets and provide liquidity to international exchanges in Europe, the US...
Value the difference
We are Optiver, an international trading company, headquartered in Amsterdam. With more than 1000 colleagues across four continents we constantly offer fair and highly competitive prices for the buying and selling of stocks, bonds, options, futures, ETF’s et cetera. It is called ‘market making’. We build markets and provide liquidity to international exchanges in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific.
We make financial markets fair, open and reliable We do not only trade when we feel like it. Not only when our outlook is bright, but 24 hours a day. Whichever way the markets go, we are there, always at our own risk, using our own capital. ‘Value the difference’ sums it up perfectly. It explains in a nutshell what we do every day. It also invites you to explore how we do our job differently. We have valued that difference since 1986; the year we started on the Amsterdam based European Options Exchange with a single floor trader.
Today we are one of the most dynamic, innovative and successful companies in The Netherlands and beyond. So, you are probably who we need. Optiver is above all a state of mind. We want you if you want to be the best. When you believe in daily improvement and feel challenged when colleagues outsmart you, which they will. We are looking for you when you like to be seriously rewarded for your performance, when you easily adapt to change and enjoy some humour and fun. How you fit in is up to you.
We want to be the best trading firm in the world. Therefore we are always looking for the best traders in the world. But since trading on the floor changed to screen-based trading we also constantly need the most advanced technology, trading software and connections to the market. In short, we need the best IT-professionals there are to develop, optimise and support our tools. And to service our trading and IT-colleagues the best we can, we definitely need great ‘facilitators’ in our business operations.
We are continuously recruiting for the following positions: Algorithmic Trader Trader Wholesale Trader Trader Assistant (part-time and full-time) Junior Researcher IT Operations Talent Programme Junior C++ Developer Occasionally junior roles available in Risk, Finance and Compliance
We are 450 highly educated professionals from over 40 different countries that work at Optiver in Amsterdam. We aim to be unrivalled in our industry, by being talented, creative and result driven. And it doesn’t matter how we dress or what we believe in, as long as we exceed our and each others expectations. Please visit our website for more information about Optiver. And if you are ready to apply, and we hope you are, please use the application tool on our site. When we think the ‘magic’ is there, you will hear from us sooner than you expect.
If you have any questions feel free to contact us on +31 20 708 70 00 or send an e-mail to email@example.com. In the meantime feel free to learn more about who we are and what we do by following us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
When one can excel in a particular field and not just be good on average, that is what creates a difference in the quality of their work.
Valuing the difference is at the core of Optiver’s business, doing so correctly or better than others is what makes Optiver one of the dominant players in the industry. The same goes for Optiver’s culture. The unique skill set and diverse educational background of the individuals contributes...