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    NAIDOC Week 2022

    NAIDOC week recognises the history, culture and achievements of First Nations peoples. This year’s theme, Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!, reminds us all, to champion systematic change and celebrate those who’ve already driven change in First Nations communities over generations. As part of our NAIDOC week celebrations this year, we hosted a range of […]

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    APAC
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    Optiver opens state-of-the-art London office
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    Optiver extends its sponsorship of the Australian Maths Trust Olympiad programs
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    Celebrating Earth Day
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Meet the team

  • Life at Optiver, Meet the team

    Optiver intern stories: careers in research

    Kimberley TanQuantitative Research Intern What first attracted you to Optiver? I wanted to try a career in quantitative finance, since it’s one of the few options where I can utilise my background in both mathematics and computer science. I first found out about Optiver when my friends were discussing their challenging interviews. I was especially […]

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    APAC, Singapore
  • Optiver Trading Intern shares what its like to work at the leading global trading firm
    Life at Optiver, Meet the team

    Optiver intern stories: careers in trading

    Sean GeeQuantitative Trading Intern What first attracted you to Optiver? I was reading a book on markets and was fascinated by the role of market makers. After learning that Optiver was one such firm, I joined the campus outreach event. It was a great session and I managed to learn a lot about both the […]

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    APAC, Singapore
  • Meet the team

    Engineering Spotlight

    Engineering Spotlight – with Ashley Chen Ashley, now a desk engineer in research at Optiver, spent her school years participating in numerous Mathematics Olympiads. After completing her studies in finance 5 years ago, she started as a graduate trainee in Optiver’s IT talent program. She quickly moved into an application engineer role. Now as the […]

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    EMEA, Global
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    Growing from Intern to Software Developer

    Brenda is originally from Sydney, but moved to Canberra in order to study a double degree in Advanced Computing (R&D) (Hon) and Actuarial Studies at ANU in 2016. After a semester, she found her passion in computing and was certain that she wanted to do Computer Science so dropped out of Actuarial Studies. From there, she […]

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    APAC, Global
  • Life at Optiver, Meet the team

    The Internship journey to becoming a Trader

    remy was propelled into the world of trading when he got into the Optiver trading internship in his final year of university at the University of Queensland. With a degree in Advanced Finance and Economics, he now works as a graduate trader at Optiver Sydney. On the weekends he enjoys trail running and football and recently on lunch breaks he has started playing table tennis.

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    APAC, Global
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    From Engineer to Trader: Yes, it can be done

    If you thought you didn’t have the right academic background to make it as a trader, think again. In the digital age, finance is becoming increasingly technology- and data-driven. As the roles of traders, engineers and researchers converge, the trading floor is drawing in ambitious graduates from a wide range of subjects. But don’t take […]

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    EMEA, Global
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    Meet Gidon – Trader

    Meet Gidon: one of Optiver’s finest traders. He joined Optiver 8 years ago after completing a Master’s degree in Computer science from the University of New South Wales. This 31-year-old Australian joined Optiver Sydney in 2013 and relocated to our Shanghai office in 2015. Gidon shares a bit about his career journey with us.

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    APAC
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    Optiver launches TraderHack: a 24-hour hackathon for US/EU/UK students

    Optiver is excited to announce TraderHack, a 24-hour hackathon designed to introduce you to the dynamic world of algorithmic trading. We’re inviting STEM students and recent graduates from the US, EU and UK to code against the clock to be in with the chance of winning the first place prize of €10,000. Over the course […]

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    EMEA
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    Bring Your A-Game: Optiver Launches First Data Science Competition

    Optiver is excited to launch our first global data science competition. To reach the brightest minds, we’re teaming up with Kaggle, the world’s largest data science and machine learning community. Together, we’re tackling a real-world trading challenge: predicting volatility. We’re calling on data scientists from all backgrounds, experience levels and walks of life. Have you got what it takes?

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    Global
  • Competition, Life at Optiver

    From Ready Trader One to Trader

    We spoke to the 2020 winner of Ready Trader One – Jason Ruan about his experience of the challenge last year and what it has been like starting as a Graduate Trader at Optiver. What did you learn from RT1? My biggest take away is definitely understanding exactly how market making works in the financial […]

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    APAC, Global
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Recruitment

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    How we hire at Optiver Europe: From application to offer in 5 steps
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    APAC Graduate FAQs
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    New Global Trader Training Program – Start with a fresh perspective
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    Global

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Life at Optiver

  • Life at Optiver, Meet the team

    Optiver intern stories: careers in research

    Kimberley TanQuantitative Research Intern What first attracted you to Optiver? I wanted to try a career in quantitative finance, since it’s one of the few options where I can utilise my background in both mathematics and computer science. I first found out about Optiver when my friends were discussing their challenging interviews. I was especially […]

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    APAC, Singapore
  • Optiver Trading Intern shares what its like to work at the leading global trading firm
    Life at Optiver, Meet the team

    Optiver intern stories: careers in trading

    Sean GeeQuantitative Trading Intern What first attracted you to Optiver? I was reading a book on markets and was fascinated by the role of market makers. After learning that Optiver was one such firm, I joined the campus outreach event. It was a great session and I managed to learn a lot about both the […]

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    APAC, Singapore
  • Life at Optiver

    Our Employee Culture

    Our People Matter We’re not big on bragging about the things we do right. Unless it’s talking about how we treat our people. Optiver’s success is driven by the quality and enthusiasm of its people. More than a thousand Optiverians around the world are united by our passion and desire to improve the market. And […]

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  • Life at Optiver, Recruitment at Optiver

    Optiver Internship: Ten weeks to discover your future of improving the market.

    Imagine learning as much in 10 weeks as you might in 10 months of college and having a seriously good time doing it. That’s the Optiver Tech and Trading Summer Internship. It’s 10 action-packed weeks of immersive education, hands-on experience, and countless opportunities for professional and personal growth. The goal is that by the end […]

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    Americas
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    Anchored in APAC: Inside Optiver Shanghai

    At the time of Optiver’s 1986 founding in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, a monumental development was underway on the other side of the world. The first Chinese stock exchange counter had just opened in Shanghai. On the day of the opening, the stock exchange counter was swarming with crowds of people.

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  • Life at Optiver, Meet the team

    Optiver intern stories: careers in research

    Kimberley TanQuantitative Research Intern What first attracted you to Optiver? I wanted to try a career in quantitative finance, since it’s one of the few options where I can utilise my background in both mathematics and computer science. I first found out about Optiver when my friends were discussing their challenging interviews. I was especially […]

    Learn more
    APAC, Singapore
  • Optiver Trading Intern shares what its like to work at the leading global trading firm
    Life at Optiver, Meet the team

    Optiver intern stories: careers in trading

    Sean GeeQuantitative Trading Intern What first attracted you to Optiver? I was reading a book on markets and was fascinated by the role of market makers. After learning that Optiver was one such firm, I joined the campus outreach event. It was a great session and I managed to learn a lot about both the […]

    Learn more
    APAC, Singapore
  • NAIDOC-Week-2022
    News

    NAIDOC Week 2022

    NAIDOC week recognises the history, culture and achievements of First Nations peoples. This year’s theme, Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!, reminds us all, to champion systematic change and celebrate those who’ve already driven change in First Nations communities over generations. As part of our NAIDOC week celebrations this year, we hosted a range of […]

    Learn more
    APAC
  • Meet the team

    Engineering Spotlight

    Engineering Spotlight – with Ashley Chen Ashley, now a desk engineer in research at Optiver, spent her school years participating in numerous Mathematics Olympiads. After completing her studies in finance 5 years ago, she started as a graduate trainee in Optiver’s IT talent program. She quickly moved into an application engineer role. Now as the […]

    Learn more
    EMEA, Global

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