Graduate Trader

Company
Flow Traders
Type
Fulltime job
Location
Amsterdam
Sector
Trading
Required language
Dutch, English
Website
https://www.flowtraders.com

Description

Graduate Trader
Interested in executing trades, developing innovative strategies and applying AI or machine learning techniques to the financial markets? Looking for a career that allows you to be on the edge of your seat while making decisions? Keep on reading! This full-time role offers the training necessary for you to become a successful Trader at our world-renowned trading firm.

Flow Traders is at the intersection of finance, cutting-edge technology and scientific research. Financial markets have rapidly shifted from trading in the pit to algorithmic trading, and our business model has made us an entrepreneurial and competitive firm in the FinTech space.

As a Trader, you manage and optimize our daily positions (pricing and trading) in a wide range of financial products including ETPs, bonds, derivatives, FX, crypto’s and other complexly structured products. You will work with the Traders on your desk to formulate innovative trading strategies, while also developing models and tools in collaboration with our technology teams. This team-driven mindset when creating trailblazing strategies is what allows us to capitalize on opportunities swiftly and efficiently.

All Graduate Traders will begin with an extensive 3-month onboarding program, during which they will learn about our core business, the financial products we trade, and the mathematics behind their pricing. You will also go through trading simulations and quantitative classes given by our Senior Traders. The job starts in March, June, September and December. 

Requirements:

  • University degree, preferably in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Engineering, Finance, Technology or related;

  • Demonstrable interest in trading and global financial markets;

  • Keen interest in IT systems, and an affinity for development languages (C, C++, Python, JAVA, or similar);

  • Innovative & creative high potential with excellent mental arithmetic and analytical skills;

  • Competitive, communicative and able to deliver under pressure;

  • A distinct ability to spot arising opportunities and the assertiveness to seize them;

  • Fluent in English;

  • Maximum of three years’ work experience.

We Offer
We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with a great, non-hierarchical working environment with many opportunities and fantastic perks, such as:

  • Competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus;

  • Flow Academy for continuous learning;

  • We have our own in-house bar and gym, and a company boat;

  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks and amazing coffee;

  • Table tennis, pool table, arcade and console games;

  • A yearly company trip and Christmas party that exceed expectations;

  • Fun team outings during the year;

  • Rotation within and between our offices worldwide;

  • And many more.

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