Full-Time

Trading Operations Analyst

Chicago

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Optiver

Optiver

1,001-5,000 employees

Global electronic market maker in financial products

Quantitative Finance
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Mid

Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
Python
Communications
Requirements
  • 3-7 years of work experience in financial markets and a strong interest in options trading
  • Proficiency with a programming language, preferably Python
  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM or a related field
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work in an accurate and structured way
  • Drive to constantly improve and optimize
  • Able to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Legal Authorization to work in the US
Responsibilities
  • Operating and optimizing our world class cutting edge automated trading system
  • Leveraging technical skills to automate manual processes and scale the business
  • Creating automated data visualizations and reporting to derive key insights
  • Working on projects to improve trading profitability and risk
  • Monitoring and analyzing trading activity from automated market making activities
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and automating corporate events and their impact on the portfolio
  • Monitoring and optimizing financing, capital, and electronic trading fees and rebates
  • Monitoring and optimizing stock lending, short-sale costs, and settlement/buy-in risks
  • Managing Optiver’s registered market making and Lead Market Making requirements

Optiver is a global electronic market maker that utilizes its own best-in-class trading systems and infrastructure to provide liquidity for listed derivatives, cash equities, ETFs, bonds, and foreign currencies, ensuring market efficiency, transparency, and stability. The main technologies/methods used include electronic trading systems and infrastructure to provide liquidity for a wide range of financial products.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Founded

1986

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

36%

Benefits

Transparent bonus structure

Top tier benefits

Generous vacation time

Health and wellness programs