Flow Traders

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Flow Traders, a leading proprietary trading firm in Amsterdam, is seeking Graduate Traders to join their dynamic Trading team. This exciting opportunity calls for candidates who possess competitiveness, drive, and a deep passion for the financial markets. Flow Traders fosters an entrepreneurial and innovative culture, making it an exceptional environment for those who possess quick-witted, creative minds, and believe in leveraging their full potential to achieve remarkable results. If you are an ambitious individual aiming high, this is the chance to see no limits to your growth!

As a Graduate Trader at Flow Traders, you will embark on a comprehensive 4-month training program at their Amsterdam office. This intensive program will equip you with in-depth knowledge of Flow Traders' core business, the financial products they trade, and the intricacies of their trading processes, including pricing strategies and proprietary trading systems. Additionally, you will participate in trading simulations and attend quantitative classes hosted by experienced Senior Traders and Quantitative Researchers, further strengthening your understanding of the crucial role traders play in the financial ecosystem. The training program culminates in a team project, where you will collaborate with fellow graduate traders, showcasing the skills and expertise you have acquired. Following successful completion, you will be assigned to an established trading desk that aligns with your skills and interests. Gradually, you will assume more responsibilities, closely monitor markets, and confidently make split-second decisions that significantly contribute to the overall profitability of your desk.

To succeed as a Graduate Trader at Flow Traders, certain qualifications and attributes are essential. A university degree, preferably in (quantitative) Finance, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, or a related field, is required. Demonstrable interest in trading and global financial markets is vital, as is a solid understanding of financial products. Proficiency in Excel, a keen interest in IT systems, and an affinity for development languages will prove advantageous in navigating the trading landscape. Additionally, you should exhibit the ability to perform under pressure, possess excellent mental arithmetic and analytical skills, and demonstrate the assertiveness to capitalize on emerging opportunities. An entrepreneurial mindset, coupled with an affinity for creative problem-solving, will thrive in the stimulating work environment at Flow Traders. Strong communication skills and a collaborative approach to teamwork are also highly valued.

Flow Traders accepts applications year-round, and potential candidates are strongly encouraged to attend their e-house days, which provide valuable insights to prepare for the application process. To learn more about these events and other relevant information, please refer to the events page on the Flow Traders website.

Joining Flow Traders as a Graduate Trader presents an unparalleled chance to grow and excel in the dynamic world of proprietary trading, surrounded by an innovative and supportive team, while working in one of the financial capitals of the world - Amsterdam. The journey from Graduate Trader to a seasoned professional is filled with exciting challenges and rewards, making this opportunity an extraordinary stepping stone in your career. If you are ready to embrace the limitless possibilities of the financial markets and are eager to make a significant impact, Flow Traders welcomes you to be a part of their thriving team!