Energy Trader at Flow Traders

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
· a month ago
Full time
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Flow Traders is seeking an Experienced Energy Trader to join our expanding commodity trading desk in our Amsterdam office. The ideal candidate should possess extensive knowledge in energy trading, coupled with a passion for the commodity markets. You need to able to build out the current energy desk and expend the trading volume. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business. We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities.
As a Trader at Flow Traders, you will be part of a highly innovate and successful global team that trades on various exchanges. We are at the intersection of finance, technology and scientific research. 
What You Will Do
  • Formulate quantitative and automated trading strategies in the European energy market
  • Manage and optimize your trading positions together with your team
  • Focus on technical improvements on the desk while also automating various daily processes
  • Ensure essential information is captured accurately
  • Identify new opportunities and products that align with Flow Traders growth strategy
  • Being able to manage your strategy around macro economic news events
What You Need To Succeed
  • Proven experience in creating new strategies and able to demonstrate his experience in the European energy market
  • Ability to implement the strategy into algorithms in combination with the execution of the trading platform
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience 
  • Experience with power trading is a strong plus
  • University Degree, preferably in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Engineering, Finance, or related
  • Excellent mental arithmetic and analytical skills
  • Competitive, entrepreneurial and able to deliver under pressure
  • Distinct ability to spot arising opportunities and the assertiveness to seize them
Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.

Flow Traders

Flow Traders, named “ETF Market Marker Europe" by the Annual Global ETF Awards for the last eight consecutive years is an international leading trading house. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in New York and Singapore, Flow Traders trades equities as well as derivatives, currencies and bonds on exchanges around the world.

Flow Traders is a privately held financial firm that keeps pace with global markets. Our business expands each day by adding new products across an ever-broadening range of markets around the globe.

Flow Traders stays ahead of the competition by focusing on technology and niche competencies in markets where every second counts. This requires access to the best information and the ability to respond instantly. To achieve this, Flow develops its own software in-house. Our team of software developers works in partnership with experienced traders to identify and execute tomorrow's strategies, making Flow a daily pioneer in professional trading.