Would you like to do write your thesis / university project 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 studying in the Netherlands and interested in boosting your future career options by working with highly-skilled, passionate and driven engineers who enjoy a high degree of freedom, responsibility and reward? Then apply for an Internship at Optiver!
What youll do
Depending on your interests there are several areas to potentially focus on: the performance of our systems profiling and optimizing our software and hardware; our pricing delving into option pricing theory and improving our mathematical models and algorithms; our data analysis turning huge amounts of data into useful information; something else… or a combination of all of the above. Lets discuss it. Our engineers will be there to support you in your project.
What youll need
To be a student in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Systems at a Dutch University / Hogeschool;
Proficiency in C++, C#, Java or Python;
Desire to be part of a fast-paced, competitive environment;
Innate eagerness to constantly improve;
Availability of at least 2 months;
Fluency in English.
What youll get
Optiver is above all a state of mind. We are looking for you when you believe in daily improvement and when you easily adapt to change and enjoy some humor and fun. To be concrete:
Mentoring and feedback from senior engineers on how to write clean, lean and pragmatic code, and solve complex problems with simple solutions;
Free breakfast and lunch provided by the Optiver kitchen, weekly massage;
The possibility to receive a full-time offer of employment upon completion of the internship.
Who are we?
We are 400 highly educated professionals from over 40 different countries that work at Optiver in Amsterdam. We aim to be unrivaled in our industry, by being talented, creative and result driven. And it doesnt matter how we dress or what we believe in, as long as we exceed our and each others expectations.
Apply directly below by submitting your CV and letter of motivation in English. In your motivation letter, please indicate specific topics you would like to write your assignment on, and during which months you are available.
If you have any questions feel free to contact Jinre van der Veen on +31 (0) 20 708 7499 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.