Auquan is delighted to announce that we have partnered with Optiver yet again to bring you QuantQuest II - our quantitative trading competition. This is your chance to test your trading skills, profit from you trading strategies and win a chance to interview with Optiver Europe. Sign up for the hunt and get cracking now!

Auquan has partnered with Amsterdam based quantitative trading giant – Optiver for a recruitment drive via QuantQuest, to be held in August 2018.

Participate in QuantQuest, write awesome trading strategies and get interviewed by Optiver. It’s that simple!

Open Positions up for grabs:


As a Trader at Optiver you will work in an entrepreneurial manner to fully manage your own trading book. Your tasks will encompass many different responsibilities, primarily making good risk/reward trading decisions but just as importantly working closely with the technology, research and control departments to make continuous improvements. If you have an academic degree, excellent numerical skills and a passion to prove yourself, then you could be the Trader that Optiver is looking for.

Read more about the trader profile.


As a researcher you will work in a team with traders and researchers, right on the trading floor, playing a key role in developing automated analysis programs and trading algorithms.. We expect you to be versatile, flexible and very creative to think of new innovative solutions. In return we give you the freedom to pursue your ideas and implement them right into our production systems.

Read more about the researcher profile.