Graduate Trader

  • Full Time

All Options is growing and therefore we are looking for Junior Traders to expand our Amsterdam trading team! Are you ready to set your first steps in the world of options trading, solve complex problems and work in a dynamic environment? Then we’d love to welcome you to join our next class of aspiring Graduate Traders in April 2024.

Who We Are

All Options is a specialized proprietary trading firm based in Amsterdam and Austin (Texas, USA), founded in 1998. We are fully regulated and trade our own capital as a liquidity provider (market maker) on all major European option exchanges. We have just opened an office in Austin to expand our market making activities in the US market.

Our culture is professional, international, and informal. We are inherently curious and believe actions speak louder than words. We make decisions based on data. Our values: we learn and improve every day; we share our ideas; we own our jobs; we play as a team.

The Role

As a Graduate Trader you are responsible for pricing and trading options of listed financial instruments, as well as managing and optimizing your daily positions. Together with the trading team and software developers, you will be adjusting your pricing variables and system settings to the current market conditions. By constantly following the market you’ll be able to spot and research profitable opportunities.

You will start with six months of extensive training, learning both advanced theory and market making practice on-the-job. The first 4 weeks you begin with learning all ins and outs of option theory, the trading systems/tools and performing trade analyses. After 4 weeks you will put that knowledge into practice and start trading on a limited portfolio under close supervision, with ongoing coaching, training and monitoring.

Who Are You

  • A Quantitative Master degree, for example in Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science in your pocket
  • Strong interest in (option) trading and financial markets, demonstrated through attended courses and/or experience
  • The eagerness to learn new skills, such as programming (Python) and researching to improve our existing trading strategies
  • Excellent numerical and problem solving / analytical skills
  • Strong communication and team-working skills
  • An proactive and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Good verbal and written English skills

What We’ll Offer

  • A remuneration package comprised including bonus opportunity and a pension-scheme
  • Continuous Learning & Development opportunities
  • Well-being allowance and a bicycle plan
  • 29 vacation days
  • NS Business Card
  • An Hybrid work environment including a full home set up
  • Opportunity to work from abroad 2 month per year
  • A nutritious in-house breakfast and lunch
  • Monthly drinks and other festivities to celebrate our successes!

Equal Opportunity Employer

All Options is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any type of background.

Ready to Apply?

If all of the above aligns with your interest we’d welcome you to apply by submitting your CV & Motivation Letter. We will carefully review your application and will get back to you within one week.

If you match the requirements we will contact you to start up the application process. The process consists different stages: an online assessment, a HR interview and a ‘super day’ at the office consisting among other things a technical interview and a final interview. If we’re both enthusiastic after the several rounds, we’d love to welcome you to our team! Note: the start date for this position is April 2024.


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