AMM ETF Junior Trader

June 26, 2024

AMM ETF Junior Trader


  • Permanent
  • PT-Lisbon
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About Global Markets

  • Global Markets is BNP Paribas’ capital markets business within Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB), delivering solutions across asset classes, and industry-leading services for clients including Institutional, corporate, private banks and retail distribution networks. Our Portugal Platform (Lisbon and Porto) is a major HUB in Europe and certainly unique in the country by its size and its scope of activity, with all Front Office roles present (Trading, Sales, Research, Structuring, Quant & Engineering, Business Dev and Support, Marketing & Client Support, Risk Management, Data Analytics and Machine Learning, among others) We are growing fast with the ambition to become even more relevant for the worldwide activity

Your Main Activities Are

  • We are looking for a Junior ETF Trader, based in Lisbon within the Equity Derivatives team to support the London-based ETF Market-Making activity. ETF trading encompasses on-exchange market making, off-venue Risk and NAV trading, as well as Primary trading
  • Our new team member will focus on Primary and post-trade processes and will then grow into an active stakeholder for a variety of the trading desk’s activities, from technical to commercial perspectives
  • She/He will join a team of seasoned traders based in London and Paris and will support the strong growth of the BNP Paribas ETF trading franchise. ETF Trading is part of the larger BNP Paribas AMM trading group
  • Main responsibilities will be the following 
    • Ensuring accurate Primary and NAV trades booking
    • Monitoring of Settlement Risk
    • Electronic Market-Making support
    • Assist in relevant where needed, including partake in platform improvement initiatives and helping traders to maintain Python codes related to Booking/Sett/Ref and Reports

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Masters Degree in Engineering, or similar field
  • Advanced English Level is mandatory
  • Knowledge in
    • Financial Markets
    • Data Intelligence, Research and Quant Analytics
  • Be able to work in a stressful environment
  • Reliable and rigorous
  • Data science: Python
  • Team oriented with good interpersonal and communication skills

About the Team 

  • AMM (Automated Market Making) activities are ranging from building electronic market-making strategies, also design, execution strategies to provide liquidity internally and externally on a wide range of products and subsequently hedging risk inherited from client-facing, internal and on-exchange flows
  • AMM activities rely upon a state-of-the art technical architecture, low-latency trading systems and market-accesses

Why joining BNP Paribas? 

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe’s banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.

 · Our presence in Portugal 

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses. 

· International reach 

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions: 

  • Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines; 
  • Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services; 
  • Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional clients.

· Diversity and Inclusion commitment 

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices. 

To find out more on why you should join BNP Paribas visit 

* Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered. 

* In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process