Trading Operations Analyst - Paris

Operations | Paris, Île-de-France, France

Job description

* Locally based candidates only *

WEBB Traders is a fast-growing, global proprietary trading company driven by data and technology. We act as a market maker using our own capital to trade on global stock and derivatives exchanges. By leveraging a large network of interdealer brokers and the latest advancements in electronic trading technology, we add liquidity to the financial markets specialized in cash equity and derivatives.

Since our very first trade in 2009, WEBB’s headquarters have been based in Amsterdam, nowadays supported by a strong presence in Paris. With our 70 employees of over 25 different nationalities, we are united in our great ambition to grow WEBB into a global leader in arbitrage and liquidity.

Join us to accelerate your career in the unique trading culture of openness and boundary-free entrepreneurship.

We are looking for a Trading Operations Analyst to join us in Paris.

As a member of our Trading Operations team you ensure that we have all our data and administration in order, and provide insights enabling us to optimise our (trading) decisions as a company. 

Sitting with the traders, you help manage the trading desks, follow the trading activities and proactively identify opportunities to work smarter. You are the centre of communication between our traders, R&D, Risk and Finance teams across both offices, as well as with external brokers, exchanges, clearing parties and other (data) providers.

You take pride in operations running smoothly through your work; you are the go-to person.

In this role, you will have a global view of the company's activities and will be directly involved in projects and activities in trading, mid- and back-office. You will become an expert in trading and clearing/settlement matters.

What you'll do:

- Ensure correctness of business-critical data (trades, positions, PnL, etc) needed for traders to make the right decisions
- Monitor and analyse our day-to-day trading performance; e.g. Market-making, order-to-trade ratios, trade execution
- Help with administrative processes related to our trading activities; e.g. configuring trading algorithms, managing trader rights, fees, settlement
- Liaise with internal and external parties to resolve (data) issues
- Collaborate with our R&D teams to improve our data, build dashboards to provide new insights, and devise ways to remove unnecessary (manual) work


- Master's degree from a Business/Economics school, University or Engineering School
- Proficient with Python (pandas, numpy, etc)
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- High attention to detail
- Interest in financial markets
- Hands-on attitude with the appropriate sense of urgency
- Excellent communication, teamwork and relationship-building skills
- Fluent in English
- Existing knowledge of trading and clearing/settlement processes is a great plus!

Your future work environment:
- Challenge yourself. Be part of the dynamic work environment and grow along with us

- Develop yourself. Join internal and external training sessions covering trading software, agile methodologies, and hardware and software management

- Treat yourself. Enjoy delicious meals with your personal Swile card

- Stay fit. Sports facility access via Gymlib

- Keep the spirit up. Fun activities with your teammates on a regular basis 

- Team up. A great office vibe in the heart of Paris right between the 8th and 9th arrondissement

- It’s on us. Benefit from a health insurance plan that's 100% paid by us, as well as contingency cover (life insurance, disability pension, etc.)

- And finally… A competitive reward package including a bonus scheme

Application process:

1. Apply on our WEBBsite in English!
2. Share a short motivation for joining WEBB and why you think you are a great fit for this role
3. Have a video chat with us (unless you are around, you may drop by for a coffee)
4. Nail the technical test
5. Visit our Paris office for the interviews and a drink
6. Accept our offer!

*At this time, we are managing the hiring process internally and kindly ask hiring agencies to refrain from providing assistance for this open vacancy.

When you apply to this vacancy and attach your resume, you hereby give consent to the processing of your personal data that you have provided, and you declare your agreement with storing this data for a period of 6 months, in accordance with the GDPR law and regulations. After that period, your personal data will be automatically deleted from our databases, unless we obtain your explicit and informed consent to retain it for a longer period. All the personal data collected will be used by WEBB Traders employees, who require access to this data on account of their position, exclusively for recruitment purposes. These employees are bound by confidentiality obligations and will use your personal data only as necessary to evaluate your job application. If we wish to retain your personal data for a longer period of time, for example for future job opportunities, we will ask for your explicit and informed consent to retain your data. You can revoke your consent at any time by contacting us, and we will immediately delete any personal information we hold about you. By submitting your application, you acknowledge that you have been informed about your rights under the GDPR, including your right to access, rectify, or erase your personal data, your right to restrict or object to the processing of your personal data, and your right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Finally, we would like to assure you that we take the security and confidentiality of your personal data very seriously, and we have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure their protection. If you have any questions or concerns about our data processing activities, please do not hesitate to contact us.