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Head of Risk

Optiver
Chicago
1 day ago
+17
Optiver is looking for a Head of Risk to lead and oversee our Chicago Risk group. The Head of Risk will play an integral role to the success of Optiver by continually developing our risk systems, methodologies and limits, ensuring a high level of protection against loss. The ideal candidate will bring a clear, long-term vision to how we can continuously enhance and develop our risk strategies and will apply strong leadership capabilities to oversee & develop our risk team.

Energy Derivatives Sales Trader

Optiver
Chicago
3 days ago
+17
As one of the world’s leading Market Making firms, we at Optiver pride ourselves on our abilities to improve the market by providing liquidity in all market conditions. In order to grow our market making reach, we have begun trading directly with end users in the energies space and are looking for an energies sales trader to join our team. If you are a sales trader who wants an opportunity to contribute to a new business initiative and build out

Project & Payroll Accountant

Optiver
Chicago
3 days ago
+17
We are looking for a Project and Payroll Accountant who will support various on-going projects and initiatives within our finance group. This role will also oversee and manage payroll processing & 401(k) administration. What you’ll do: Prepare various accruals and journal entries to support month-end close deliverables Assist with general ledger and reporting implementation projects Prepare schedules and collaborate with external parties to

Quantitative Trader - Experienced

Optiver
Chicago
3 days ago
+17
Do you love puzzles, predictions, and problem solving? Are you passionate about trading and the markets and always hungry to learn and find out the why? Optiver is seeking Quantitative Traders to spend their days looking for patterns and identifying trading opportunities by logically forecasting the financial market’s next move. The markets are forever changing; what worked yesterday may not work again today. At Optiver, we value our employees

Operations Analyst

Optiver
Chicago
3 days ago
+17
Prepare all daily, intraday, and monthly reconciliations and address any exceptions. Use scripts and queries to research and analyze reconciliation issues on daily and monthly intervals. Identify, resolve and analyze differences in PnL. Develop fluency with existing systems, infrastructure, and procedures and proactively improve them. Identify opportunities to intelligently automate while maintaining firm human control. Gather and analyze metrics to improve and report on the performance and efficiency of back office systems. Work in tandem with back office engineering to ensure the health and stability of the back office processes and systems. Continually drive systems toward cleanliness, simplicity, and reliability. Create documentation to ensure processes and tasks are consistent and repeatable as well as increase knowledge sharing across the back office team.

Paralegal

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+17
We are looking for a motivated self-starter to join our team as a Paralegal. In this role, you will have the opportunity to support Optiver's proprietary trading activities and new business initiatives in a highly regulated industry. As Paralegal, you will play an important role within our legal team and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders throughout the organization.

Campus: Data Scientist (Summer 2019 Start)

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+17
Quantitatively analyze trade and market data. Use a multitude of mathematical techniques to identify patterns in financial markets. Collaborate with Senior Traders and Data Scientists to develop strategies based on identified patterns. Rigorously back-test prototyped trading strategies.

Site Reliability Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+17
Deploy, monitor, and configure a suite of proprietary of trading applications. Provide technical expertise and support to a high frequency trading floor in a competitive market-making environment. Develop fluency with existing systems, infrastructure, and procedures and proactively improve them. Intelligently automate while maintaining firm human control. Script against configuration files, databases, and logs. Work with development to ensure the health and stability of the production trading environment. Continually drive production systems toward cleanliness, simplicity, and reliability. Track and solve issues as part of a fast-paced results driven set of IT teams.

Technical Recruiter

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+17
Optiver is looking for a driven and highly capable Technical Recruiter to join our talent team. We’re looking for a go-getter with a proven track record of creating inventive recruitment strategies - someone who will constantly evaluate how we can identify and convert top talent. Here at Optiver, we’re continually raising the bar on what it means to have a world-class candidate experience. The recruitment world is constantly evolving, and so are

Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+17
Our Site Reliability Engineers are the stewards of our trading systems, balancing a safe, orderly production environment with profitability and sustainable growth. Your responsibility is to stay ahead of the complexity inherent in scaling a distributed system that handles over half a million correlated financial instruments across multiple data centers and thousands of servers, all the while striving for simplicity and operational excellence. As

Senior Software Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+17
Establish vision and technical direction for major initiatives. Design, develop, support, and maintain large portions of our trading infrastructure. Ensure new and existing programs adhere to our coding, architectural, and operational standards. Develop a deep understanding of trading and exchanges. Collaborate deeply with traders, engineers, and researchers.

Software Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+17
Design, develop, support, and maintain trading systems, tools, and infrastructure. Collaborate deeply with traders, risk analysts, researchers, and other engineers. Gain and develop an in-depth understanding of trading theory and practice.

Senior Technical Recruiter

Optiver
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+17
Support the growth of Optiver by building our tech and trading teams; use cutting-edge recruitment tools and technologies to source top talent. Stay up to date with recruitment trends by leveraging a strong network and conducting industry research. Gather and evaluate recruitment data to inform strategy decisions and identify new solutions for assessing talent across a variety of positions. Build strong relationships with tech and trading leads to evaluate our recruitment process and candidate experience. Work alongside our high-performing recruitment team and continue to enhance candidate experience throughout all aspects of our interview process. Build and foster relationships with external recruiting agencies; continually evaluate effectiveness.