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2024 Graduate Trader / Quant Trader

Viv Court
2024 Graduate Trader / Quant Trader
Sydney, Australia
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Job Description


At VivCourt, we’ve reimagined the purpose of a trading firm. We’re an ambitious team of conscious capitalists going toe-to-toe with the world’s other leading trading firms. We use technology and data to trade diverse assets and execute various trading strategies on the world’s financial markets.

Employee wellbeing is at the heart of our ethos and we want to have a positive impact by sharing our profits with our people and our purposefully chosen social causes.


Our size is your advantage, we are growing and you can have a significant impact on what we do and how we do it.

As a boutique yet growing trading firm, there are abundant opportunities for you to learn and advance. We see huge value in providing you with responsibility early on to give you the best chance to forge your own career, empower and inspire you and fast-track your development.


As a Trader, your main responsibilities will be to collaborate with other traders and developers in the design, optimisation and operation of our automated trading systems and strategies. This will involve:

  • Proactively seeking and capturing new trading opportunities
  • Managing a portfolio of financial instruments along with their associated risks
  • Modelling behaviour of financial markets to improve our pricing and execution
  • Optimising the latency and strategic logic of our trading algorithms

As a quant trader, your main responsibility will be to collaborate with other quant traders in the research, optimisation and operation of our complex systematic trading strategies. This will involve:

  • Analysing, modelling and seeking improvements to existing trading signals
  • Optimising, expanding and maintaining our database
  • Research, backtesting and expanding to new financial products and markets
  • Monitoring and maintenance of our production systems
  • Generating analytical reports on the performance of the trading strategies


  • An undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree in Actuarial, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Science (Chemistry, Physics etc), Software Engineering, Statistics, or any other quantitative discipline
  • You will need strong skills in mental maths, probability and logic
  • A programming language is advantageous but not essential
  • A keen interest in solving complex problems in a collaborative way
  • An curious nature paired with excellent verbal communication
  • A drive to get things done and deliver results
    Quant role also requires:
  • Solid fundamentals in data science and statistics is essential; experience with time series, signal analysis and/or machine learning would be beneficial
  • A high degree of competency in at least one programming language is strongly recommended, Python experience preferred, C++, linux, bash experience is advantageous but not essential

We like our people to have an interest in the Financial markets or Trading but prior knowledge is not required, we will teach you everything you need to know. Mostly, we value your attitude, enthusiasm and willingness to learn.

We currently only accept Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian Permanent Residents.


  • Remuneration: A competitive salary and bonus package (guaranteed bonuses after the first 6 and 12 months)
  • Learning & Development: **** In-depth trader training program
  • Relocation budget: Moving interstate? No worries. We cover flights and initial accommodation.
  • Giving back: You’ll get yearly impact day(s) and social bonuses (10K twice a year) that you can use to support a non-for-profit close to your heart.

In addition you will also enjoy free food, coffee and beverages, gym classes, in-house massage, a variety of other social activities and an annual company trip.


Click “Apply Online” and submit your resume, cover letter, and academic transcript for the 2024 Graduate Trading Program. Please also select your interest, either in a quantitative trading or trading role.


VivCourt brings talented people together to do amazing work. Whoever you are, wherever you’re from, you’ll find a place to be your best self and do your best work. VivCourt is a place where everyone can feel they belong, and their unique value is celebrated. We strongly encourage applications from people from diverse cultures, genders, backgrounds, and abilities.

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