Euronext Market Analyst Derivatives Market

Being part of Euronext Market Services (EMS), EMS Markets is at the heart of the Euronext organization. EMS is the front line for Euronext Cash, Derivatives and Commodities business with two operational centres in Amsterdam and Paris. Managing the safety net for trading and safe keeping of the Euronext financial markets within the legal framework to ensure fair and orderly markets for all Cash, Derivatives and Commodities products trading is part of the day to day work. The two teams operate daily from 06:30-22:30 CET.


EMS is a preferred entry point for all talents willing to work in the Euronext or more broadly in the financial markets industry. The team in Amsterdam is a team that consists of 14 enthusiastic professionals with a balanced mix of junior and senior people that all bring different expertise.


About the position

Depending on the shift, the Market Surveillance Analyst has responsibility over a portfolio of international Equity, Index or Commodity Derivative products. One of the main tasks is to supervise the portfolio of Derivative products and trading behaviours to ensure fair and orderly trading is safeguarded. Within your responsibilities you will take necessary actions to prevent irregularities in the market and to resolve issues quickly and accurately.

The candidate will be primarily responsible for:

–  Maintaining the derivative safety nets that are used for trading to avoid particular occurrences such as significant price deviations or flash crashes. This can be done by tuning settings and resolving derivative pricing alerts and adjusting pricing parameters.

–  Based on rules and regulations, take decisions to halt and reopen the derivative contracts and decide if trades are aberrant or if orders need to be cancelled.

–  Monitor the Derivative alerts, spot, report and escalate irregularities based on the Euronext trading procedures, rulebooks, MIFIDII regulation and ESMA’s Market Abuse framework.

–  Maintain the test environment and perform sanity checks for on new trading platform releases to secure a safe production environment

–  Provide expertise and write Requirements in the diverse projects EMS Markets is involved with.

–  Calculation of high quality daily settlement prices and expiry prices used as closing prices for the Exchange and used by the clearing house for settlements


Your profile

–  At least 1 year of experience

–  Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Business, Finance or Engineering

English: full professional proficiency is required; Dutch or French is a plus

–  Strong IT acumen

–  Python knowledge is a plus, but not mandatory

–  Hands-on approach, organized, with attention to detail and able to bring structure

–  Team player and intercultural competence and excellent communication skills with ability to work in a virtual team across locations to achieve common goals and deliver projects

–  Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Power Point

–  Able to take decisions under pressure, in consultation with other more experienced colleagues, and able to handle stressful situations


What Euronext Amsterdam has to offer

At Euronext we stand out for our strong local connection within an international high-tech company. With more than 2,100 capital markets experts with 55 nationalities represented in 18 countries, our company is a unique and diverse place to work.

The attraction and growth of talent is key at Euronext Amsterdam. To ensure this, we provide our team members with a stimulating, progressive working environment. Our way of working focuses on empowering productivity and creativity. Collaboration through teamwork and a non-hierarchical approach are of paramount importance.

As a modern employer we offer an attractive employee value proposition through which our employees can achieve their full potential. This includes a competitive salary, and many other benefits dedicated to personal growth, ongoing education and employee wellness, such as:

–  Continuous learning and development opportunities to grow as industry leaders and experts, including a personal training budget

–  Clear career path within the department

–  Opportunities for coaching

–  A generous pension plan, fitted to modern standards

–  Substantial number of holiday hours

–  Full access to our own online Euronext Academy and a wide variety of events during our annual learning week

–  In-house physiotherapist and gym

–  Full subscription to Headspace, the first-class mindfulness and mediation app




Euronext Values



•        We respect and value the people we work with

•        We are unified through a common purpose

•        We embrace diversity and strive for inclusion



•        We value transparency, communicate honestly and share information openly

•        We act with integrity in everything we do

•        We don’t hide our mistakes, and we learn from them



•        We act with a sense of urgency and decisiveness

•        We are adaptable, responsive and embrace change

•        We take smart risks



•        We are positively driven to make a difference and challenge the status quo

•        We focus on and encourage personal leadership

•        We motivate each other with our ambition



•           We deliver maximum value to our customers and stakeholders

•           We take ownership and are accountable for the outcome

•           We reward and celebrate performance


We remain committed to providing a positive hiring and onboarding experience for our candidates during these unprecedented times. Where our offices can open safely, they will remain open; otherwise our employees are able to work efficiently from home. The well-being of our employees, their families, our external partners and visitors is our upmost priority and we are closely following Government guidance in all our locations to ensure all health and safety guidance are met.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, age, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or any other legally protected factor. We value the unique talents of all our people, who come from diverse backgrounds with different personal experiences and points of view and we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect.






Additional Information


This job description is only describing the main activities within a certain role and is not exhaustive. It does not prevent to add more tasks, projects.      

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