Back
Experienced Technology

Supply Chain Specialist

Austin

Who we are

Optiver is a tech-driven trading firm and leading global market maker. As one of the oldest market making institutions, we are a trusted partner of 70+ exchanges across the globe. Our mission is to constantly improve the market by injecting liquidity, providing accurate pricing, increasing transparency and acting as a stabilising force no matter the market conditions. With a focus on continuous improvement, we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets for everyone who participates.

Based in ‘The Domain’ neighborhood, Optiver’s Austin office serves as the firm’s innovation nucleus, with a strong focus on quantitative research, software and hardware engineering initiatives. With tech innovation an integral part of our core business, the booming city proved an ideal backdrop for our heavy investment into machine learning, research infrastructure and big data computing. What’s more, with world-class music, food and art scenes, as well as countless scenic outdoor activities, the quality of life for Austin Optiverians is second to none.

Austin is also home to Optiver’s main hardware manufacturing facility, where we design and manufacture the custom trading hardware we use in our trading operations around the globe. Managing this manufacturing process is a complex challenge and we're looking for an experienced professional who can take ownership of our supply chain management and operations.

What you'll do

As our Supply Chain Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation and integration of our facility's supply chain with the broader organization. You will be entrusted with a significant level of autonomy to excel in the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure material requirements are correctly forecasted, ordered, and available on time to meet production schedule.
  • Ensure that administration is accurate and functional, serving both internal operational needs and the requirements of stakeholders throughout the larger organization.
  • Manage in-flight material, available stock levels, and production scheduling across multiple sites.
  • Cross functional partnership with our procurement, office operations, legal, tax and accounting teams.
  • Manage all aspects of our incoming and outgoing packages, encompassing warehousing, administration, customs compliance, labeling, and insurance.
  • Manage vendor relationships, encompassing supplier onboarding, quotation and negotiation processes, and the sourcing of hard-to-procure components.

Who you are

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Logistics & Supply Chain, Finance, Industrial Engineering or similar experience
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in procure-to-pay processes, supply chain operations, bill of materials management, product lifecycle management, and discrete manufacturing.
  • Experience with ERP/MRP software
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, small team environment while seamlessly integrating with a larger multinational team to bridge both worlds.
  • You have a hands-on, can-do mentality.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Adaptable, detail-oriented and organized

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in a (small scale) electronics manufacturing operation
  • Experience managing external relations and vendors
  • Experience managing projects
  • Experience with international shipping and import/export classification
  • Proven experience collaborating with diverse international teams. 

What you’ll get:

  • Work alongside best-in-class professionals from over 40 different countries.
  • Performance based bonus structure that is unmatched anywhere in the industry. We combine our profits across desks, teams and offices into a global profit pool fostering a truly collaborative environment to work in.
  • Ownership over initiatives that directly solve business problems.  

At Optiver, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Optiver recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or other legally protected characteristics. 

You are viewing: Apply now
Supply Chain Specialist
Experienced Technology Austin
Careers

Related vacancies

  • Technology

    Trading Operations Engineer

    The Trading Operations Production Support Engineering team is the steward of Optiver’s trading systems, balancing a safe, orderly production environment with profitability and sustainable growth. Our responsibility is to stay ahead of the inherent complexity in rapidly scaling a distributed system that trades many classes of financial instruments across dozens of exchanges and thousands of […]

    Learn more
    London
  • Technology

    Trading Operations Engineer

    The Trading Operations Production Support Engineering team is the steward of Optiver’s trading systems, balancing a safe, orderly production environment with profitability and sustainable growth. Our responsibility is to stay ahead of the inherent complexity in rapidly scaling a distributed system that trades many classes of financial instruments across dozens of exchanges and thousands of […]

    Learn more
    Chicago
  • Technology

    Software Engineer – Novel Trading Opportunities

    Optiver is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Novel Trading Opportunities team, who are responsible for conceptualising and bringing to life the solutions needed to achieve our ambitious business goals. Our engineers apply their thorough understanding of the low level technical challenges that we face as a market maker, to continue elevating and […]

    Learn more
    London
  • Technology

    Software Engineer – Developer Excellence

    Optiver is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Developer Excellence team. This team is dedicated to creating an environment where developers can excel. You’ll be focusing on developing tools, streamlining processes, enhancing automation and more, all aimed at boosting the productivity of developers within the company. We’re looking for someone with a blend […]

    Learn more
    London
  • Technology

    Software Engineer – Alternative Data

    Ingesting and appropriately modeling financial instruments and alternative datasets is a problem that continues to grow in complexity with the increasing sophistication and interconnected nature of global derivatives markets. We are looking for a Data Software Engineer to join our Global Data Engineering team to build a new framework for modeling financial instruments in the […]

    Learn more
    London
  • Technology

    Senior Data Software Engineer

    Ingesting and appropriately modeling financial instruments and alternative datasets is a problem that continues to grow in complexity with the increasing sophistication and interconnected nature of global derivatives markets. We are looking for a Data Software Engineer to join our Global Data Engineering team to build a new framework for modeling financial instruments in the […]

    Learn more
    London
  • Technology

    Production Software Engineer

    Optiver is looking for an experienced Production Software Engineer with responsibilities for building our infrastructure and automating our trading production environment. This team occupies a wide intersection of stakeholders across the business from operations to development, specifically focusing on scaling up change, increasing robustness, and reducing overhead. Your contributions have the potential to directly enable […]

    Learn more
    Chicago
  • Technology

    Network Engineer

    Optiver is looking for a Network Engineer with a passion for solving problems and reducing complexity. You will join a team responsible for owning the networks that our industry-leading proprietary trading systems rely on. From day one, your contributions to the design, optimization and maintenance of our globally distributed networks will allow our traders and […]

    Learn more
    Chicago
  • Technology

    Linux Systems Engineer

    The Optiver Linux Systems Engineering Team ensures our trading servers work so we can trade. You will work in a highly-customized bare metal environment where proprietary tools and technology run at breakneck speed. You will be expected to help build the pioneering tools to keep our systems best-in-class while enabling our technology evolution in a controlled way. […]

    Learn more
    Chicago
  • Technology

    Linux System Administrator

    Our Linux Team ensures our trading servers work so we can trade. You will work in a highly-customized environment where proprietary tools and technology run. You will be expected to help build the pioneering tools to keep our systems best-in-class while enabling our technology evolution in a controlled way. Who we are: Optiver is a […]

    Learn more