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Challenges await

Optiver welcomes complex challenges. Working together towards ambitious goals is simply embedded in our DNA. With our endless hunger for growth, we enjoy finding puzzles that hone even our sharpest skills.

Our problem-solving mentality drives everything we do. From identifying new problems in the market to our weekly chess games, solving puzzles is an intrinsic part of our day-to-day life.

Find your challenge by clicking on one of the competitions below.

student Competition

Ready Trader Go

We’re inviting STEM students to join Ready Trader Go, a coding competition that dives into the fascinating world of algorithmic trading. Over three rounds and three weeks, you’ll go head-to-head with participants from across the world to code the best performing trading algorithm. And there’s a major reward on the line for the team with the cleverest code. Are you ready to put your programming skills to the test?
Keep an eye on below website for updates and registration dates.

Ready Trader Go

Solve the complexity of algorithmic trading

coding Competition

Advent of code

Love solving puzzles? So do we! Optiver is joining Advent of Code, an annual event that publishes daily fun, festive-themed programming challenges in the lead up to Christmas. Want to join our private leaderboard next time? We’re hiring engineers to code trading systems with sub-nanosecond performance. Get ready for daily challenges, continuous learning and the freedom to bring your software solutions to life.

Solve puzzles for a living

Join our world-class tech teams

Data science Competition

Optiver Realized Volatility Prediction on Kaggle

In 2021 Optiver launched the first global data science competition on Kaggle, the world’s largest data science and machine learning community. Together, we’re tackled a real-world trading challenge: predicting volatility.

Realized Volatility Prediction

Apply your data science skills to make financial markets better