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Trader - Junior / Medior

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Secondary Sales Trading

Job description

SFI Markets is looking for an (Junior/Medior) experienced Trader to join our growing Secondary Sales Trading team. This is an opportunity for the Trader to manage its own trading portfolio, help built and grow a trading business, and improve the liquidity providing process.

The Trader is working closely together with our IT/Tech team to continuously streamline the pricing process and managing of daily trades and flow. The Trader we are looking for has (in depth) knowledge of trading and a genuine interest and passion for financial markets. We further expect a Trader to be on top of markets and be creative when it comes to building out a business. Please note that this is a very dynamic role which requires excellent communication skills and an entrepreneurial mindset.

Who are we?

Since 2013, SFI Markets has been focusing on attracting, placing and trading in bonds and loans for the semi-public and corporate sectors

Thanks to our comprehensive global network, SFI Markets knows exactly which borrowers need to be connected to which lenders, including banks, institutional investors and asset managers. This is how we are able to help clients find the best solution for their financing needs and find bespoke investment ideas for lenders.

Active on both the primary (money and capital) and the secondary markets, SFI’s reach has evolved from just European coverage to being increasingly active on the global market too. We are able to draw on the knowledge of our experienced international team to provide deeper insights into local markets. This allows us to offer our clients a customized approach, as well as direct access to relevant markets and financial institutions.

We have nurtured long-standing relationships with our international investors and borrowers. The expertise and knowledge of our team, who are native speakers and very familiar with the local market provides our clients with complete and bespoke financing conditions.


  • Continuously pricing of fixed income instruments on various exchanges and platforms
  • Manage (intraday) positions and making sure essential trading information is captured accurately
  • Identify and execute new trading opportunities
  • Take ownership for the principal trading strategy of the company
  • Take responsibility and liaise with IT/Tech and other stakeholders to optimize trading process and related software
  • Pro-actively share (market) knowledge and ideas with your sales colleagues

Job requirements


  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in any (financial) trading firm (preferably experience in bond-markets)
  • Competitive mindset: you want to be best in class and inspire your colleagues
  • In depth knowledge of trading financial instruments
  • Eat, sleep and dream trading and financial markets
  • Strong analytical and social skills
  • Entrepreneurial and creative mindset, spotting opportunities and keen to build out a business
  • Dutch is a big plus

Compensation & benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Professional and international working environment
  • Working in a fast-paced company
  • Strong focus on personal and professional development
  • Opportunities to travel around the world
  • Strong pension scheme, monthly YourCampus contribution, monthly office lunches and exciting social activities


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