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Optiver

Industry:
Banking & Finance
Phone:
(02) 9275 6000

Optiver is a leading, global, independent trading firm dealing mainly in derivatives, shares and bonds. We were founded in 1986 as a market maker in equity options on the European Options Exchange and are now one of the largest derivative trading groups on the Australian, Asian and European exchanges with a growing presence in the USA. Since the close of the world’s trading floors we have concentrated on sourcing state-of-the-art software, the fastest applications and the most advanced technology.

Optiver isn’t your average workplace. We don’t care about suits and ties, leather-bound books or the smell of rich mahogany. We prefer to concentrate on finding the smartest graduates and providing them with a challenging and dynamic place to work. On top of all this, we offer challenging work, time for a proper life, and enough breathing space to actually think with some great rewards.

Who are we looking for
We comb the globe for self-motivated, innovative, and ambitious people who will thrive in our environment.

If you want success – real success – where you’re challenged, rewarded, mentored and developed, and where you can do work that you actually look forward to, then you should work with us.

Traders
You will need to be a penultimate, final/honours year student or recent graduate with a distinction average in one of the disciplines listed below.

Outstanding numerical skills, the ability to multi task while still staying focused, strong communication, a passion for finance and the markets, and a competitive streak are also required.

Developers and Application Engineers
The ideal candidate for our graduate Developer or graduate Application Engineer roles is a penultimate, final/honours year student or recent graduate with a distinction average in one of the IT disciplines listed below. A creative spirit and a passion for finding clever solutions are a must.

Disciplines
Trading – Maths, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Electrical/Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering, Actuarial Studies, Finance, Economics, Commerce.

IT – Computer Science, Computing, Information Systems and Software Engineering.

Starting salary and benefits
$75,000 –$100,000 plus annual bonus

Application procedure
Please submit your application online at www.optiver.com/sydney. Click on job opportunities.

Eligibility
Only Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible to apply.


 
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