UTR8 is looking for junior traders
Who is UTR8?
UTR8 is a young international proprietary trading firm. From our three offices in Hong Kong, Utrecht and Zug we continuously provide liquidity on all of the major financial markets in the world. We make the markets more efficient by quoting competitive bid and offer prices at multiple exchanges. As an independent trading firm, we trade in stocks and derivatives. By offering liquidity to international markets, UTR8 contributes to the stability and continuity of financial markets and economies worldwide. Founded in 2011 by former Optiver traders, UTR8 has over 50 years of combined trading experience. UTR8 is looking for junior traders who want to be part of their success.
We believe the ability to excel in the marketplace thrives on attracting, investing in and developing talented employees. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an excellent working environment, training and support with a non-hierarchical approach. UTR8 is a big believer when it comes to talent, as we value talent over experience. We believe our success lies in our personal relationships, openness and trust. At UTR8 we offer you the opportunity to learn from the best in the industry. We will provide you with an intensive traineeship program of 3-6 months. This traineeship consists of in-house training and external courses. After only 1 to 2 months you will start trading at your own desk where you will learn from a mentor and you will gradually take on more responsibilities.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for recent graduate students with preferably a Master’s degree in finance, economics or technical field of study. A passion for financial markets is a must, but no prior knowledge or experience is required. Do you have excellent numerical and strong analytical skills? Are you competitive, collegial, driven, entrepreneurial with strong communication skills? Are you curious and eager to continuously learn and to be able to work under pressure? Programming skills in VBA and Python are strong advantages.
What do we offer?
A challenging and dynamic work environment with lots of opportunities is what we offer. Be part of a young and successful company and get a competitive salary and performance bonus. Together with 40 annual holidays an intensive in-house training and international opportunities, we believe we offer a great package deal.
Do you recognize yourself in this profile and do you have the willingness to work abroad for some time? Don’t hesitate to apply for a position as a junior trader at Utr8! Please send your motivation letter together with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible
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