Optiver

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Our mission:

we improve the market

As a leading proprietary trading firm, Optiver works to make markets more efficient, transparent and stable for all. We have over 1,600 employees in offices around the world, united in their commitment to providing liquidity, competitive pricing and reliable risk management.

Optiver London, England, United Kingdom
At Optiver, no two days are the same. In your role as Campus Recruiter, your primary focus will be hiring for our Intern and Graduate positions across both London and Amsterdam. You will be responsible for the end-to-end recruitment cycle of our candidates: from identifying talent at events, assessing whether they will be a cultural fit for Optiver, through to delivering an offer and even greeting them on their first day. Have a great idea? You will have the freedom and resources to make it happen – this will be your opportunity to operate with a great deal of autonomy and make an impact. Who are we: 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 50+ 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...

Optiver Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Are you an experienced (Senior) Legal Counsel with a background in financial law, equipped with expertise in financial regulatory matters? Are you excited about the opportunity to offer guidance concerning our company's role as a holding entity for our active business units in the US, Europe, and APAC, which are engaged in trading and technology? Do you possess an entrepreneurial spirit, a keen analytical mindset, adaptability, and a strong drive for achieving results, even in high-pressure situations? If so, you may be the ideal candidate we're looking for! 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 50+ 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,...

Optiver Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
In this role, you'll be instrumental in enhancing our alpha research and trading capabilities. We're looking for someone with a solid background in developing and implementing data pipelines, ready to apply their senior engineering expertise to our challenges. Your responsibility will include leading our approach to data analysis and pipeline architecture, ensuring scalability and efficiency across our global trading operations. You will join the Delta One Quantitative Research team, where your work on real-time data capture and processing will directly influence our trading strategies for a wide range of products. This role demands a hands-on approach to technical problem-solving and a collaborative mindset to meet the data needs of our traders and researchers. Your efforts will be key to enabling smarter, data-driven decision-making and positioning our trading practices at the forefront of the industry. Who we are Optiver is a tech-driven trading firm and leading...

Optiver Sydney, Australia
An exciting opportunity now exists for a self-motivated, ambitious individual to join the Legal team at Optiver as the organisation continues to grow and the team’s involvement in all facets of the business expands. 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. Optiver’s...

Optiver Sydney, Australia
An exciting opportunity now exists for a self-motivated, ambitious 1-2 years qualified lawyer to join the Legal team at Optiver as the organisation continues to grow and the team’s involvement in all facets of the business expands. 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...

Optiver Austin, TX, USA
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...

Optiver Mumbai, India
WHO WE ARE Optiver is a global tech-driven trading firm, with offices in Amsterdam, Sydney, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Chicago and Austin. Founded 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 Optiver's APAC head office in Sydney in 1996. Since then, we have expanded our footprint by establishing offices in Taipei...

Optiver Sydney, Australia
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. Optiver’s Sydney office is one of the primary players within Asian markets, trading a range of products. Established in 1996, we're an active participant on the Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Japan exchanges, and act as...

Optiver Sydney, Australia
Have you often thought about what research looks like outside of academia? Want to come up with cutting-edge ideas and develop innovations that could change the world as soon as you implement them? Discover how you can make your mark in industry in Optiver’s PhD Quant Lab, a two-day insights program for PhD students in STEM. Eligible for PhD students in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Electrical / Mechatronic / Software Engineering, Computer Science, Applied/Quantitative Finance or Econometrics. Program date s: 11 - 12 July 2024 Where : Optiver Sydney office Application close : 31 May 2024 (5pm)  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...

Optiver Sydney, Australia
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. Optiver’s Sydney office is one of the primary players within Asian markets, trading a range of products. Established in 1996, we're an active participant on the Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Japan exchanges, and act...

Optiver Chicago, IL, USA
Optiver is a seeking a Machine Learning Performance Engineer to join our team, focusing on a pivotal AI initiative. This role would offer the opportunity to have significant impact across Machine Learning infrastructure, training, and inference challenges to advance our futures trading strategies. 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 stabilizing 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. Optiver Chicago’s culture parallels the energetic city we’re immersed in. Home to the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Board Options Exchange, and Chicago Mercantile...

Optiver Austin, TX, USA
Optiver is a seeking a Machine Learning Performance Engineer to join our team, focusing on a pivotal AI initiative. This role would offer the opportunity to have significant impact across Machine Learning infrastructure, training, and inference challenges to advance our futures trading strategies. 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 stabilizing 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...

Optiver Chicago, IL, USA
Optiver is a seeking a Machine Learning Performance Engineer to join our team, focusing on a pivotal AI initiative. This role would offer the opportunity to have significant impact across Machine Learning infrastructure, training, and inference challenges to advance our futures trading strategies. 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 stabilizing 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. Optiver Chicago’s culture parallels the energetic city we’re immersed in. Home to the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Board Options Exchange, and Chicago Mercantile...

Optiver Austin, TX, USA
Optiver is a seeking a Machine Learning Performance Engineer to join our team, focusing on a pivotal AI initiative.  This role would offer the opportunity to have significant impact across Machine Learning infrastructure, training, and inference challenges to advance our futures trading strategies. 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 stabilizing 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...

Optiver Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
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 50+ 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. Our Amsterdam office is where it all began. Over 35 years ago, Optiver’s business started with a single trader on the floor of Amsterdam’s European Stock Exchange. Since our 1986 founding, Optiver’s Amsterdam office has grown into one of the most dynamic and exciting trading floors in Europe. Our culture reflects the Dutch capital city’s progressive, innovative and inclusive nature. With its unique spirit, Amsterdam is the ideal hub for our teams to trade a wide...

Optiver Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
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 50+ 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. Our Amsterdam office is where it all began. Over 35 years ago, Optiver’s business started with a single trader on the floor of Amsterdam’s European Stock Exchange. Since our 1986 founding, Optiver’s Amsterdam office has grown into one of the most dynamic and exciting trading floors in Europe. Our culture reflects the Dutch capital city’s progressive, innovative and inclusive nature. With its unique spirit, Amsterdam is the ideal hub for our teams to trade a wide...

Optiver Mumbai, India
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...

Optiver Chicago, IL, USA
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 servers - all the while striving for simplicity, stability, and operational excellence. Our team understands the full breadth of all production systems, including how they interconnect and interact and use this knowledge to deploy, monitor, troubleshoot, and scale up our trading infrastructure. We work with traders, development teams and operations teams to coordinate and influence improvements to our systems.  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...

Optiver Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Optiver leverages technology to solve a variety of complex problems: optimising for scarce bandwidth, responding to market events with nanosecond speed, automatically pricing complex sets of financial instruments with extremely low error tolerance, and analysing huge volumes of data. Our systems are built to add to the stability of the market, not detract from it; therefore they must operate at peak efficiency in the most extreme market conditions. To achieve this, our user interfaces must present coherent, responsive, real-time visualisations of market activity and system performance while providing intuitive control of a highly complex system.   Our Core Software Engineers focus on the infrastructural and strategic components of our software landscape, ensuring the core elements provide a stable, performant, and trusted foundation upon which our systems are built. WHO WE ARE: Optiver is a tech-driven trading firm and leading global market maker. As one of the oldest...

Optiver Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
In this role, you'll be instrumental in enhancing our alpha research and trading capabilities. We're looking for someone with a solid background in developing and implementing data pipelines, ready to apply their senior engineering expertise to our challenges. Your responsibility will include leading our approach to data analysis and pipeline architecture, ensuring scalability and efficiency across our global trading operations. You will join the Delta One Quantitative Research team, where your work on real-time data capture and processing will directly influence our trading strategies for a wide range of products. This role demands a hands-on approach to technical problem-solving and a collaborative mindset to meet the data needs of our traders and researchers. Your efforts will be key to enabling smarter, data-driven decision-making and positioning our trading practices at the forefront of the industry. Who we are Optiver is a tech-driven trading firm and leading...

Optiver London, England, United Kingdom
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 servers - all the while striving for simplicity, stability, and operational excellence. Our team understands the full breadth of all production systems, including how they interconnect and interact and use this knowledge to deploy, monitor, troubleshoot, and scale up our trading infrastructure. We work with traders, development teams and operations teams to coordinate and influence improvements to our systems.  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...

Optiver Chicago, IL, USA
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. As an Engineer in our Linux Systems Engineering Team, you will be ensuring that our production environment works optimally by designing, deploying, monitoring and operating a large fleet of predominantly bare-metal UNIX servers. At Optiver, reliability means prevention and swift resolution of incidents across our technology stack, to guarantee optimum functioning even in the most extreme market conditions. Having a decisive nature, engineering mindset and preference for simple solutions are essential to keeping our systems reliable. Your role: Tackle the life cycle of a server and build and deploy new solutions....

Optiver Chicago, IL, USA
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 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 stabilizing 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. Optiver Chicago’s culture parallels the energetic city we’re immersed in. Home to the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Board Options Exchange, and Chicago...

Optiver Austin, TX, USA
Optiver is seeking a Research Infrastructure Engineer to contribute significantly to the development and management of our research infrastructure across both on-premises and cloud platforms. This role involves hands-on work in scaling and supporting high-performance computing (HPC) and storage systems, which are critical for our growing demand in research across various trading-related domains, including quantitative and options research. 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...