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Market Risk Analyst


Optiver is a proprietary trading firm and leading global market maker. As one of the oldest market making institutions, we are a trusted partner of 50+ exchanges across the globe. Our mission is to constantly improve the market by injecting liquidity, providing accurate pricing, increasing transparency and acting as a stabilising force no matter the market conditions. With a focus on continuous improvement, we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets for everyone who participates.

Since its establishment in 2012, our Shanghai office is a rapidly growing participant in the Chinese markets, trading exchange-listed futures, options and equities in China mainland. Our vision is to become the trusted partner in the development of Chinese financial markets. With the culture of a start-up but the backing of a 35 year-old trading firm, the Optiver Shanghai office is truly unique. Embodying the intersection of East-meets-West values, Optiver Shanghai is a true international experience. Everyone who joins us will help shape the future of our company and its global impact. Get ready: we are only just beginning.


We now have an exciting job opportunity for a Market Risk Analyst who is passionate about the financial market to join us. You will control market related risks in China:

  • Maintaining and improving the market risk management governance and control framework
  • Advising on risk limits policies and methodologies
  • Building, maintaining and improving risk reports and tools
  • Following up and enforcing solutions for limit violations


  • A recent graduate or with up to 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • An academic degree in Finance, Financial Engineering, Risk Management, Econometrics, Actuarial Science, Math, Statistics etc.
  • A fast learner with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Collaborative, organised and detail-oriented
  • Experience with coding (Python, VBA, Matlab or other) will be favourable but not essential
  • Proficient in English and Chinese communication
  • China Fund Qualification Certificate is a must


  • The chance to work alongside best-in-class professionals
  • Training, mentorship and personal development opportunities
  • Competitive salary and benefits, office breakfast, lunch, snacks etc.
  • Sponsored gym membership, sports and leisure activities, plus weekly in-house chair massages
  • Regular social events, clubs and Friday afternoon drinks


If you’re interested in taking your career to one of the most exciting trading floors in China mainland, apply now via our website: www.optiver.com

We recruit on a rolling basis so the sooner you apply, the sooner you could secure your Graduate role!

For any other inquiries, please email: [email protected]