Value the difference

Capital Markets Chicago, Illinois 500-1,000 employees Private Corporation Founded in 1986

Over thirty years ago, Optiver started business as a single trader on the floor of Amsterdam’s European Options Exchange. Today, we are a leading global electronic market maker, focused on pricing, execution and risk management. 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. Our independence allows us to objectively improve the markets and provide efficiencies for end investors.

With over one thousand Optiverians globally, our mission to improve the market unites us. Thriving in a high performance environment, we pioneer our own trading strategies and systems using clean code and sophisticated technology. We achieve this by attracting, developing and empowering top talent, in order to sustain our future.

Skills We're Looking For

Financial Instruments Automated Trading System (ATS) C++ Computer Science Linux Python Software Development Troubleshooting Windows Programming Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering VHDL C Programming Language Verilog Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) Network Infrastructure Coding SystemVerilog Network Architecture Operating System Perl Ruby SQL Database Administration Trading System Technical Expertise Algorithms Java Documentation IT Solutions IT Support VPN Website Security System

We have great benefits

Excellent remuneration
Free Optiver running class, soccer team, hockey team
Discount on health insurance
Great breakfast- and lunch facilities
Fully paid first-class commuting expenses
Using the latest technologies
We don't care what you wear to the office
25 annual holidays