The Tech Starters program is a great initiative – whether you are a graduate or an experienced hire, not many tech people have prior exposure to financial markets. At Optiver, we expect end-to-end ownership from our engineers, which means they need to interact a lot with trading teams to understand how the systems are supposed …
We had a chat with Bob Muijs, he started as a Trading Analyst at Optiver and is now a full time Trader at the firm. His interest in financial markets, combined with the excitement and energy he experienced on the trading floor got him hooked on Optiver. He holds a Master’s degree in Quantitative Finance and a Bachelor’s degree in Econometrics and Economics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
The role of Application Engineer is crucial to Trading. Our AE’s are close to the action. They are sitting right next to the Traders and maintain, monitor and improve the reliability, scalability and performance of our trading software. We checked with Chiel from our Amsterdam office to find out what a typical day is like for an Application Engineer on the early morning shift. Read the full article here.