Optiver’s story began over 30 years ago, when we started business as a single trader on the floor of Amsterdam’s options exchange. Today, we are at the forefront of trading and technology as a leading global electronic market maker, focused on pricing, execution and risk management.

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Why Work With Us

People at Optiver love challenges, welcome collaboration, and strive to be better tomorrow than they are today. Improving the market is an extraordinary challenge that requires a carefully crafted approach. Optiver provides a collaborative working environment to tackle these challenges. In fact, it is this way of working that sets us apart.


We are as passionate about our people as they are about their work. As a dynamic and high-performing company, our people help shape our collaborative culture. Our informal environment and flat structure offers everyone at Optiver the opportunity to thrive both personally and professionally.

Perks & Benefits

  • Fully paid health insurance premiums for employees
  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • 25 days of paid vacation
  • Paid commuting expenses
  • Free catered breakfast and lunch daily
  • Weekly in-house chair massages


Website: optiver.com/na/en/our-locations/chicago
Founded: 2003
Local Employees: 200
Location: Chicago
Type: Technology Company
Industries: FinTech, Technology

Company Reviews

Every day I collaborate with co-workers to solve interesting problems, and go head-to-head with them in fierce board game competitions multiple evenings a month. It's great!

Software Developer
at Optiver

Optiver gives me the opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to tackle challenging problems. Coming into work is no longer a chore, but something that I look forward to each and every day.

Linux Engineer
at Optiver

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