Optiver’s technical analysts work across the business to maintain a healthy balance between risk and reward on our trading teams. They balancing a safe, orderly production environment made for profitability and sustainable growth.Our technical analysts own projects from inception to final results; they’re responsible for driving key business initiatives and day-to-day technical operations while acting as a hub for centralized coordination. Operational excellence and continuous improvement drive our business and these wide-ranging initiatives. If you’re looking to put your technical skills and business savviness to the test, opt in.What You’ll Do:Identify opportunities to automate and mechanize to improve existing systems, infrastructure and procedures Gather and analyze performance data with an effort to streamline Manage multiple operational tasks to facilitate trading, including various administration tasks and operational monitoring dutiesWork in tandem with Trading, Development, and Operations teams to drive critical cross team projects from initial strategy discussions through completionDrive risk-based initiatives across the firm to understand and mitigate automated risks, trade reconciliation risks, and operational risksCreate documentation to ensure processes and tasks are consistent and repeatableWhat You’ll Need:Bachelor’s DegreeExperience working autonomously and collaborative in a technical environmentA high aptitude for understanding how technical applications interact with one anotherThe ability to multitask using communication, organizational, and analytical skillsAbility to proactively identify and resolve technical and operational deficienciesAttention to detail, diligence, and a high personal bar for performance expectationsKnowledge of financial exchanges and financial instruments is a plusLegal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; we will not sponsor individuals for employment authorization for this job openingWho we are:Optiver is a leading global trading firm. We provide the most up-to-date and competitive prices to anyone wanting to buy or sell financial instruments. Achieving this requires excellence in everything we do. We constantly look for opportunities to advance and improve our pricing, trade execution, and risk management. This rigorous approach helps us realize our mission each and every day: improve the markets.We’re seeking people who up the ante with nerve, with guts and, most importantly, with heart. We’re looking for the bold. Does that describe you? Then opt in.Given the unprecedented situation of COVID-19, Optiver US is managing its business remotely. Please note this opportunity will not be remote long-term and employees will be expected to work in the office once it is safe to do so.