Junior Trading Analyst
Join our dynamic market making team!
As a Junior trading analyst you are responsible for testing new strategies, collecting and analyzing data and automating processes. Together with the relevant trading department, you will interpret the business requirements and develop Python/R/Matlab/VBA/SQL code to test and evaluate strategies or automate processes. You are responsible to proactively monitor daily processes and propose structural improvements. You combine data analysis skills with trading ideas in order to increase efficiency and profitability.
You will start with three months of extensive training, learning both advanced theory and market making practice on-the-job. The first 4 weeks you begin with learning all ins and outs of option theory, the trading systems/tools and performing trade analyses. After 4 weeks you will put that knowledge into practice under close supervision, with ongoing coaching, training and monitoring.
· Quantitative Master's degree, for example in econometrics, mathematics, statistics, physics or computer sciences
· Excellent numerical and problem solving / analytical skills and especially savvy with large datasets
· Skilled in either Python/R/Matlab or similar languages
· Desire to work in the financial markets for a leading trading firm
· Strong communicator and team-working skills
· Eager to improve our existing trading strategies and find new strategies
· Be able to interpret business requirements, and design, implement and communicate process improvements
· Proactive work approach
· Good written and spoken English
All Options is a derivatives trading company established in 1998. Our office is situated on the Herengracht, in the center of Amsterdam. We are a market maker firm with a major presence on European and growing presence on non-European equity derivatives markets, specialized in trading options of listed financial instruments.
We have an open and informal working atmosphere. We have a flat structure, we own the solutions we develop. We are a non-hierarchical, dynamic firm with short communication lines. Our focus is on speed and excellence, not hampered by bureaucratic process. Due to company size our contributions are visible and tangible. Speed is about being the first in the market. We think fast, we decide fast. And most of the time we talk fast too. We value critical thinking, creative solutions and innovation. We are all able to proactively influence decisions and make a difference. Every employee has a high impact on our results, which is both challenging and rewarding. This means a demanding but exciting career opportunity for the right professional aiming for a steep learning curve and being rewarded with development opportunities and an attractive remuneration package.
Ready to start working in a great team-trading environment? Apply today and send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. If you are applying from a foreign country, please also state your motivation to move to Amsterdam. We work with a carefully selected set of recruitment agencies, so please do not call or email if you are a recruitment agency.