Trading Analyst - Finance jobs in Malta - March 2023
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Trading Analyst

Deriv (Europe) Ltd , Central Malta

Expires in 10 days (09 Apr 2023)

Deriv (Europe) Ltd in Malta is looking to recruit a Trading Analyst to join their team on a full-time basis. 

Why work at Deriv
Deriv Group is one of the largest brokers in the world, with over 1,200 team members and 20 global offices. In a journey spanning more than 22 years, we have designed and implemented proprietary trading products and services, growing our markets to over 2.5 million customers worldwide. Our mission has remained the same throughout: to make trading accessible to anyone, anywhere. Deriv Life and Deriv Careers illustrate our focus on client satisfaction, excellence, innovation, and, most importantly, integrity. Join us to experience the excitement of a fast-paced, collaborative environment where we challenge ourselves to push the boundaries of what's possible in the fintech industry.

Your role
As a Trading Analyst at Deriv, you will design and create new trading products to make Deriv a platform of choice for clients. You will use mathematical and financial methods to develop derivatives pricing and risk management algorithms based on real-time market data, new events, and other parameters impacting the underlying instruments. With your extensive financial knowledge and data analysis skills, you will create models to help us mitigate risk, make sound business decisions, and introduce a new generation of trading products to the fintech world.

Your challenges
  • Monitor trading activities and adequate risk exposure by analyzing markets while mitigating risk through hedging.
  • Review trading conditions regarding our offered symbols and adjust spreads, commissions, swaps, dividends, and trading sessions.
  • Ensure that trade execution is in compliance with the company’s execution policy.
  • Measure the impact of new trading features by conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses.
  • Obtain the best pricing and execution for us and our clients by communicating with liquidity providers to resolve issues related to price slippage, low liquidity, and quote filtering.
  • Keep abreast of the latest legislation and best practices regarding risk management, market-making, and trading.
  • Implement controls as well as maintain compliance with CFD regulations and other policies that pertain to CFD operations.
  • Conduct data-driven analysis and evaluation of current business activities to generate reports for various stakeholders.
  • Explore financial markets and propose new attractive assets for trading.
  • Assist in the development or acquisition of risk management tools and systems to manage the data required for efficient day-to-day operations, including policy, claims, program costs, and carrier data.

What you have:
  • University degree in a quantitative field (such as finance, mathematics, statistics, or physics) or equivalent in training and experience
  • Programming knowledge (preferably Python, R) and experience with SQL will be considered an asset
  • Understanding of financial instruments and markets, including CFDs on FX, commodities, stocks, and stock indices
  • Creative mindset and innovative thinking in response to the challenges presented by a rapidly evolving business model and regulatory environment
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and present to all levels of management as well as internal and external audiences
  • The attitude of a team player and an enthusiastic approach to new challenges
  • Keen interest in business news and familiarity with the economic calendar
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills
What’s good to have:
  • Working experience as a trader, administrator, or risk analyst on a trading platform (e.g. MT5, DXtrade, or cTrader)
  • Knowledge of financial derivatives pricing and risk models
  • Exposure to the process of identification and implementation of best practices
What we’ll give you:
  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Health benefits
  • Casual dress code
  • Travel and internet allowances

Deriv (Europe) Ltd:
Founded in 1999, (formerly is a pioneer in online trading. We enable our customers to trade on the world’s financial markets. Focused on customer-centric solutions, we aspire to be the world’s leading online trading service provider. A career at offers you the opportunity to make an impact in a fast-growing organisation that’s at the cutting edge of online trading technology.

Full Time
Job Type
Intermediate (1-3 years), Fresh Graduate, Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
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