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Junior Trader - July 2018 Intake - Relocation to Swansea


Location: Swansea


We offer an exceptional career opportunity for those looking for work in the world of Finance or Banking. We have a limited number of vacancies for our Trainee Trader programme. Uniquely, we do not require candidates to have previous trading knowledge or experience, only that they are of graduate calibre and possess an entrepreneurial attitude with a disciplined approach to their work.

 At OSTC, we believe that success is not just determined by your academic foundation, but more dependent on your natural skill set, competencies and ambition to succeed. We can teach you to trade, what we ask for in return is your passion, determination and commitment. A career in trading allows you to take control and manage your own performance and income.

We actively encourage applications from individuals with no previous trading experience but who hold a passion for the financial markets and don’t fear hard work and long hours.

Join a leading global trading company

In just over 15 years, OSTC has become one of the leading trading companies in the world. Today we have over 450 people in 14 offices around the world including the UK, Poland, China and Russia. Our success is focused on hiring and developing talented people and helping them to become highly successful traders. People like you.

A consistently high-performing office

Our Swansea trading floor gives you access to the world’s leading markets and exchanges, as well as global company resources ensuring an unbeatable learning environment. This is an opportunity to join our fixed income and interest rates desk. Based in a waterfront complex that’s been rated one of the top three in Europe, our office is just minutes from bustling bars, fantastic restaurants and premier league football at the Liberty Stadium.

We pride ourselves on a great culture – a mix of a professional but enjoyable environment.  We have held the Investors in People Gold Award since 2012 and as a pioneering company of the trading industry in the South West, we take our role in the community seriously. We organise educational events for local institutes and universities, support regional charities and fundraising, and support all our entrepreneurial employees pound for pound when they do the same.

The opportunity

  • Salary throughout your training and career;
  • Generous structured bonus programme;
  • A unique training and mentoring system;
  • Early progression from initial simulator training to live trading;
  • Trade on the world's largest financial futures markets;
  • OSTC provide all trading capital and covers all liability;
  • Proven career path;
  • Opportunity to be part of an inclusive, goal-orientated and supportive culture.

Take It

Trading on the world's financial markets takes something special. We don't mean a long list of qualifications. We want to see the ability to make smart decisions under pressure, the resilience to keep focused, the discipline to apply yourself and the determination to succeed. The best people welcome the opportunity to take control of their careers and performance. You will too.

Start Date: Monday 2nd July 2018

Assessment Days: TBC

At OSTC, we promote a working environment in which diversity is recognised, valued and encouraged.  OSTC is an equal opportunities employer therefore all appointments and promotions are made on the basis of performance and ability.

This is the opportunity to develop a career in trading.

Are you ready to take it?

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