Round 1 – Cognitive Interview – Optinomicon

In March 2024, Optiver introduced a new assessment called Optinomicon to their interview process. This assessment is included in the technical interview stage. Candidates may be invited to undertake the Optinomicon assessment following the initial online assessment from the first round.

It depends on the role that you’re applying for which games you need to complete.

  • Graduate Trader
    You need to complete both games.
  • Quant Trader
    You need to complete both games.
  • Quantitative Researcher
    You need to complete Game 1, Sports Betting. Instead of Game 2, you need to play an extended version of Game 1, which will be elaborated on next.