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As an execution trader you play a key role in the team as many trading decisions are based on off-screen trading signals. The whole team relies on the quality of your information. Therefore, you have immediate impact on the team

Trader Spotlight

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.

FPGA Engineer at Optiver

Andy, FPGA Engineer at Optiver Amsterdam, says that the pursuit of performance and well-engineered solutions keep him fully engaged every day. Learn more about his story and why he chose to pursue a career in hardware design at Optiver.


Meet Ashley, Lead Desk Engineer at Optiver. She shares her experience participating in Mathematics Olympiads and how it helped in her current career. Read the full article here.

A day in the life of an application engineer

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.