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Optiver Amsterdam

Our roots are in Amsterdam where we started in 1986. Optiver Europe trades out of Amsterdam and is active on all major European equities and derivatives exchanges as well as exchanges in APAC, US, and Brazil.

Strawinskylaan 3095
1077 ZX Amsterdam
The Netherlands


Phone: + 31 20 708 7000
Recruitment: recrui[email protected]
General: [email protected]

The Amsterdam Perspective:
an experience unlike any other 

Oldest securities market in the world
Home to the world’s first stock exchange and major financial hub

A city for all
Diversity and inclusion are integral to Amsterdam’s existence and fuel the city’s work and innovative spirit. 

A beautiful place to live and work
With all the possibilities of a metropolis but the atmosphere of a village, Amsterdam boasts a rich heritage and stunning architecture. 

The People of Optiver Amsterdam

Ashley Chen
Engineer

“The industry itself is ever evolving and becoming a bigger part of modern society’s development. With every new innovation in the financial market landscape, new challenges present themselves as opportunities for people in the industry to make things better.”

Dovile Vintonyte
Software Engineer

“One of the things I enjoy most is that every day is different. We have so much freedom as engineers at Optiver and are really able to make an impact. The time from solving a problem to going into production and deployment is really short, which make it extremely rewarding. I get to work side-by-side with experienced and skilled developers and traders and the learning curve from both a technical and financial skills perspective is extremely steep. I don’t think I have ever had a day here where I didn’t learn something new.”

Bob Muijs
Trader

“Optiver was the first place I really had to constantly put in effort, to keep up. Being here now, I love how passionate everyone is about what they do, and everyone is always willing to help each other. Every day you are driven to improve by the people around you in a very direct but constructive way. This collaborative, high-pace atmosphere is something I thoroughly enjoy.”

Optiver Europe is active on all major European equities and derivatives exchanges, as well as exchanges in APAC, US, and Brazil.


With a deep rooted Dutch heritage, within our industry and community we are a member of:

  • FIA European Principal Traders Association (one of the founding members)
  • Association of Proprietary Traders
  • Holland FinTech
  • StartUp Amsterdam
  • VNO NCW

Keep up with Optiver Europe on social media

Whether it’s new ideas or new people, we explore fresh thinking every day.

Training

Have no prior finance knowledge? Neither did most. That’s why we have a best-in-class training program.

About Us

For more than 30 years, we’ve led the industry – and improved the market.

Find your place with the Optiver Amsterdam team

Learn more about the most exciting career opportunities in the Amsterdam job market.

Business Operations

Our business operations teams are the backbone of Optiver’s internal operations.

Trading

Optiver’s traders strive to offer the fairest, most competitive prices in all market conditions.

Technology

Technologists at Optiver creatively engineer solutions that make an immediate impact.