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Compliance Analyst

Optiver
Chicago
2 days ago
+29
Optiver is looking for an experienced Compliance Analyst with a strong understanding of options and futures. This person will assist and report to the CCO for all compliance management. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and use an analytical skill set to support on-going compliance needs and initiatives within the team. As a Compliance Analyst, you will work closely with regulatory inquiries that may include the SEC, FINRA, CME, CFTC,

Operations Specialist - Recruiting

Optiver
Chicago
3 days ago
+29
Optiver’s Recruiting team is looking for an Operations Specialist to support the team’s hiring strategies and processes. You will be on the front line of candidate experience, while driving operational efficiency. If you: Love all things data, tools, and processes Take pride in doing even the little things well Don’t settle with what is, but continuously question if something could be better Are a confident communicator and strong relationship

Legal Counsel

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Counseling and providing practical solutions to address business and legal risks. Identifying, analyzing and counseling in areas related to regulatory matters (in the US, EU and UK), corporate matters, commercial transactions, employment and benefits. Participating on project teams to provide strategic legal advice for the development of new business opportunities. Supporting and developing internal controls. Negotiating, preparing, and reviewing commercial agreements and advising business teams on the same. Advising, developing and coordinating with business teams regarding internal policies. Providing training to organizational teams regarding various issues including contract negotiation, privacy law, and employment law matters. Providing ethical leadership and judgment.

Software Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
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 Software Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
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.

Site Reliability Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
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.

Senior Derivatives Sales Trader

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
The ideal candidate has experience building relationships within the commodities space and strong selling capabilities. In this role, you will have the opportunity to make a big impact to our Sales Trading team by driving revenue and building out our market participant network.

Jr. Risk Analyst

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Optiver is looking for a Junior Risk Analyst to join our ambitious, results-driven Risk Team who is focused on analyzing and improving our risk framework. The ideal candidate has an affinity for financial markets and a strong quantitative & technical background. As Junior Risk Analyst, you will work closely with Traders to develop and improve our risk systems, methodologies, and limits.

Campus: Site Reliability Engineer (2020 Start)

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Our Site Reliability Engineers are the stewards of our trading systems, balancing a safe, orderly production environment with profitability and sustainable growth. You will start in Optiver’s training program, where you will learn about our systems and principles so that you will be able to quickly contribute and make an impact. 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.

Corporate Strategy Analyst

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
We’re looking for a data driven self-starter to join our team as a Corporate Strategy Analyst. In this role, you’ll assist in driving the strategic growth of Optiver’s presence in various financial markets while also supporting the core functions of our Corporate Strategy Team. The ideal candidate will have exceptional analytical skills, an understanding of the trading industry, and global banking & finance knowledge. 

Campus: Quantitative Researcher (2020 Start)

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Our researchers collaborate closely with traders and engineers to advance the capabilities of our business and improve our market-making fundamentals. We apply our quantitative expertise and scientific training to solve tough, interdisciplinary problems. We take pride in seeing the real-time impact of solutions that allow us to stay ahead in a highly competitive industry.

2021 Tech Graduates & Interns - Talent Community

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
If you are interested in our 2021 programs, register below to join our talent community and be the first to know when our 2021 roles open. We'll keep you up-to-date on upcoming opportunities and events for students. 

Campus: FPGA Engineer (2020 Start)

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Our FPGA Engineers develop trading strategies with nanosecond response times, highly parallelized algorithms, and customized low-level networking. Your career at Optiver begins with a robust training program where you will learn the intricacies of our trading systems and the engineering principles that drive our decision making. You will work on all aspects of the FPGA development process from researching new low-latency techniques and cutting-edge hardware to deeply understanding the intricacies of our trading strategies and software. Your work must be flexible, fast, and scalable to tightly integrate with our systems and meet the evolving needs of our traders.

Accounting Intern (Summer 2020)

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
We’re looking for a motivated self-starter to join our Finance Team as an Accounting Intern. In this role, you’ll gain relevant and valuable accounting experience in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment. As Accounting Intern, you’ll assist our month-end close process, support financial reporting & analytics, and prepare deliverables for our annual audit.

Windows Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Work with an established and experienced team to build best in class solutions using solid engineering principals Communicate and collaborate with business users and technology teams. Have an innate ability to breakdown complex problems and make sound engineering decisions in a self-directed environment. Deploy, monitor, and configure windows infrastructure. Recommend and implement system improvements.

Network Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Deploy, monitor, and configure network infrastructure. Manage Cisco and Arista network equipment. Recommend and implement system improvements. Provide technical expertise and support to a high frequency trading floor in a competitive market-making environment. Track and solve issues as part of a fast-paced results driven set of IT teams.

Derivatives Sales Trader

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Establish, develop, and maintain relationships with end users in the commodities space. Work closely with Derivatives Traders to understand Optiver’s trading strategies and execute participant orders. Develop participant profiles, reports and analyses. Maintain a relationship management tool. Develop and maintain marketing content as it pertains to direct trading initiatives. Attend conferences and seminars for related products.

Data Center Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
You will be in charge of maintaining our US data centers, including but not limited to the following: Installing and cabling switches, servers, and appliances in our onsite data center. Facilitating installation of servers and network equipment with smart hands in remote co-locations. Managing power and space including monitoring and capacity planning. Maintaining a consistent and clean cable management philosophy. Managing cable inventory. Replacing hard drives/memory/transceivers and other hardware related tasks as required by our server and network teams. Assisting with planning moves or new build-outs. Getting equipment to and from remote co-locations including packing/shipping. Maintaining data center documentation.

Technical Operations Analyst (2020 Start)

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
As the Technical Operations Analyst, you will help us achieve that goal. You will be trusted to handle a broad suite of tasks across all facets of the business. The person we seek is always mindful of risk yet still able to facilitate fast-paced innovation across the firm. If you are interested in gaining experience with both the business and technical sides of a market making trading firm, this role will provide that opportunity.

Campus: Operations Analyst (2020 Start)

Optiver
Chicago
1 week ago
+29
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.

Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Optiver
Chicago
4 months ago
As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer, you are a key driver of our operational culture by deeply understanding how our systems work together and providing your technical expertise to influence design decisions for our infrastructure. You’ll solve a broad spectrum of problems across the entire stack with custom solutions built from the ground-up. Rather than simply stringing existing tools together the challenge in this role is to engineer critical infrastructure that impacts the bottom line.