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The Program

At the start of your graduate program, VivCourt will provide ten weeks of in-class lessons with senior trading staff to introduce you to the theory of pricing, trading, and managing the quantitative strategies we use to trade across all markets and financial products. You’ll also be immersed in our culture and learn more about our business, including why we do what we do, how we work, and how you can contribute to our mission.
As you advance in the program, you’ll gain hands-on experience in real and simulated trading environments, shadowing different teams and participating in projects aligned with VivCourt’s strategic goals. Additionally, you’ll participate in regular revision and feedback sessions and be assigned a mentor to ensure your support and success throughout our program.
Following the ten weeks of in-class lessons, you’ll have the foundational knowledge to join a trading desk that best fits your interests and skill set. You’ll be able to have an immediate impact while receiving ongoing guidance over the next 12 months to help you forge a successful career in trading at VivCourt.
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What do we look for?

Technical Skills

Statistical and Mathematical Knowledge

A solid grasp of probability and mathematical concepts.

Numerical Skills

Strong numerical reasoning and mental arithmetic.

Big Data Handling

Experience managing large datasets with machine learning and critical thinking techniques.

Data Analysis Tools

Familiarity with tools like Python, R and MATLAB.

Programming Skills

Programming experience is preferred or a proven interest in learning since our traders work with Python to build tools that support our trading strategies.

Behavioural Skills

Curiosity

You enjoy the process of untangling complexity and learning new concepts to understand how things work.

Good Decision-Making

You’re able to use available information to make quick, intelligent decisions in real time.

Strong Communication and Collaboration

You believe in the power of collaboration and are capable of communicating your ideas while listening to those of others.

Relentless Determination

You exhibit initiative, perseverance, and a competitive drive, aiming to outperform the market, not your colleagues.

WHAT’S OUR HIRING PROCESS?

Who can apply?

01.
Online technical assessment (series & sequence and probability/statistics)
02.
Phone screen (understanding interests & motivations, behavioural assessment)
03.
Final: Two rounds of interviews (behavioural and technical assessment)
04.
Offer