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Trading Engineer

Mumbai

Are you interested in financial markets and computer programming? Do you enjoy analysis and building tools? If you like the idea of working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment, then you might be the next Trading Engineer at Optiver!

We are looking for an experienced and talented Trading Engineer to work in our Trading team. You will work closely with Trading and Research teams to analyse the markets we trade and the strategies we use to generate innovate trading ideas. In addition, you will build tools and systems to evolve the team’s trading and operations.

WHO WE ARE:

Optiver is a global market maker founded in Amsterdam, with offices in London, Chicago, Austin, New York, Sydney, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, and Mumbai. Established in 1986, today we are a leading liquidity provider, with close to 2,000 employees in offices around the world, united in our commitment to improve the market through competitive pricing, execution, and risk management. By providing liquidity on multiple exchanges across the world in various financial instruments we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets. We provide liquidity to financial markets using our own capital, at our own risk, trading a wide range of products: listed derivatives, cash equities, ETFs, bonds, and foreign currencies.

In Asia Pacific, Optiver was one of the first global market makers to establish a presence in the region, with the incorporation our Sydney office in 1996. Since then, we have expanded our footprint by establishing offices in Taipei (2005), Hong Kong (2007), Shanghai (2012) and Singapore (2021). The business in Mumbai is newly established and deemed to be an integral part of the APAC strategy, with an anticipation of significant growth over the coming years.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Real time trade administration and necessary reporting
  • Analysis and reporting of trading operation (KPIs)
  • Analysis of trading, pricing, and execution to complement our core research teams
  • Analysis of our trading strategies from a positional point of view
  • Designing and building our tooling and automation for traders via Excel & Scripting APIs
  • Working with other departments to improve trading operations efficiencies
  • Working with 3rd parties on direct trading operations and administration

WHO YOU ARE:

  • 3+ years’ experience in an equivalent role highly desirable
  • A strong quantitative background (a degree in math, science, technology, actuarial studies, or finance)
  • Proficient in Python, SQL, and Excel/VBA
  • Strong numerical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • A demonstrated passion for trading

WHAT YOU’LL GET:

  • The chance to work alongside diverse, intelligent, and driven peers in a rewarding environment
  • Competitive remuneration, including an attractive bonus structure
  • Training, mentorship and personal development opportunities
  • Competitive benefits
  • A work-from-home allowance and support

As an intentionally flat organisation, we believe that great ideas and impact can come from everyone. We are passionate about empowering individuals and creating diverse teams that thrive. Every person at Optiver should feel included, valued, and respected, because we believe our best work is done together.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is hardwired through every stage of our hiring process. We encourage applications from candidates from any and all backgrounds, and we welcome requests for reasonable adjustments during the process to ensure that you can best demonstrate your abilities.

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