Flow Traders is a leading global technology-enabled liquidity provider specialized in Exchange Traded Products (ETPs). We are an independent principal trading firm with trading desks in Europe, the US and Asia enabling us to provide liquidity on all major exchanges, 24 hours a day, continuously expanding our business by adding new products across an ever-broadening range of markets around the globe.
Flow Traders grew to be as successful as we are today out of the expertise and experience of our founding partners. We are now a listed company with a successful IPO in July 2015.
Our non-hierarchical approach stimulates innovation and achievement. We foster an entrepreneurial, innovative and strong team-oriented culture which rewards people for their contributions to the company as a whole rather than only in their direct area of responsibility. We’re proud to have a strong track record in recruiting, developing and retaining the top talents in the finance industry. At Flow Traders, we think talent trumps experience and we believe in the capability of our people.
Global Graduate Opportunities
Start Big, Smart and Global!
Global mentorship program: We offer global graduate opportunities in Trading and Technology. You can be posted in any of our offices in Singapore, New York or Amsterdam. As “the Expert in anything was once a beginner”, we believe in a strong mentoring program and therefore invest in our people by offering an all-paid six months training program in our headquarters in Amsterdam. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside the best of the talents recruited from top graduate schools globally, along with getting close mentorship from our senior trading ninjas.
Fast-track skill development: As a graduate, you will not merely observe, but you’ll be given the opportunity to make your own decisions and allowed to take on as much responsibility as you can handle successfully. The goal of our training program is for you to be hands-on as quickly as possible and contribute to enhance and ideate on the existing technology and systems. You will find that once you've monitored markets, you'll begin to make split-second decisions in real time.
Culture: Flow Traders offers hands-on training and a steep learning curve within the most dynamic of environments. We have a flat company structure with a work hard-play hard attitude and quick time to market. Apart from a competitive salary and bonus structure, we provide free breakfast and lunch, organize company trips, support your gym membership and offer a discounted health insurance scheme.
Work location flexibility - If you’d like to transfer to one of our offices in New York, Amsterdam, or Singapore, we will help you seek for opportunities there.
Junior Trader (SG/NY/AMS)
Traders are the core of our business. As a Junior Trader, you will trade in a wide range of financial products, including equities, bonds, ETPs and other products. You’ll be tasked to formulate innovative trading strategies and develop trading models & tools in close collaboration with our software
You’ll follow a 6-month intensive in-house all-paid training program in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, covering all intricate details of our trading processes. Upon successful completion you will return to your base office location and manage a desk together with a senior trader. Gradually, you will take on more responsibilities, start trading and monitoring markets at your own desk.
Who are we looking for?
You are competitive by nature, thrive on innovation, creativity and have the ability to be successful under pressure. Strong interest and passion for trading and financial markets is essential. Typically we target any major. Examples include Applied Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or other sciences as the Junior Trader role requires a strong numerical and mental aptitude.
Successful hires have typically traded on their own account or had an internship in trading. Many of our traders are proficient in Excel and VBA, in Python, or in other programming languages. Strong English communication skills are a must.
Flow Traders considers applications throughout the year for the position of Junior Trader.
Junior Engineer (SG)
Trading and technology go hand -in-hand and our engineers are an essential part of Flow Traders that provide the building blocks to our trading success. We are seeking top talent to join our IT team in Singapore. In this role you configure, monitor and safeguard the systems that drive our core business and support our traders by responding quickly to any issues that may affect mission critical (front-end to back-end) trading applications.
Who are we looking for?
- You have or are about to graduate with a relevant degree in computer science or related and are interested in working at the forefront of trading technology, thriving on innovation and creativity.
- You are smart and are strong at solving complex problems. A team player who can handle direct communication. You are the curious kind and can keep your cool under pressure.
- Solid understanding of LINUX/UNIX system along with good scripting skills.
- Networking experience would be a huge plus.
- Strongly motivated individual with an entrepreneurial mind-set who is able to manage multiple responsibilities and demands.