Do you want to experience working at a company that is at the cutting edge of technology, running a global network with thousands of high-performance low-latency applications, generating petabytes of data every day? Are you interested in boosting your future career? Then apply for the Summer Internship at Optiver in Amsterdam!
To get a glimpse of one of what you can expect, watch one of our past summer interns having a lovely time in Amsterdam
Since trading on the floor changed to screen-based trading, we constantly need the most advanced technology, trading software and connections to the market. In short, we need the best Engineers to develop, optimize and support our systems and tools. The atmosphere we are working in is fast, but exciting. This makes Tech at Optiver a great challenge whereby expertise, innovation and fun go hand in hand every day.
During this internship you will be responsible for your own project from day one, guided along the way by a senior developer assigned as your mentor. You will interact closely with our traders and researchers, directly impacting the end-results of the company. During the program you will also join several lectures to learn about trading and our other departments to get a full understanding of our business.
Examples of potential projects that you could be working on:
In all cases you can expect that all projects will be a valuable contribution to our business, focusing on actual issues that we face and like to see solved.
You are eager to learn and a logical thinker. You are able to explain your thoughts clearly through written and verbal communication and ask the right questions. You look for opportunities to get out of your comfort zone and like frequent change, always staying on top of things and keep improving.
An energetic and collaborative work culture with ambitious, down-to-earth colleagues. We constantly ask ourselves how to do better, which creates a stimulating and fun environment
To be concrete:
Apply directly via this link by submitting a comprehensive CV and motivation letter in English. Please note that applications without a motivation letter will not be considered. The first step after applying for this job is an online (HackerRank) test assessing your programming fundamentals (in C++, C# or Java) that will be manually reviewed for code quality by senior developers.
Following your HackerRank test the next steps will be:
If you have any questions feel free to contact Pamela Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org