Saxo Bank

Student Assistant for Electronic Trading Desk

About the job

The Electronic Trading desk is looking for a curious and talented student assistant to be on duty during the US trading session. This position is based in our modern headquarters in Hellerup and provides the perfect opportunity to gain direct hands-on experience to the dynamics of a fast-paced and ambitious trading desk.

The desk ensures our clients have a consistent and reliable trading experience when using our award-winning platform. You will be given a great deal of front office responsibility from the start and asked to perform extremely varied Tasks involving:

  • Management of the bank’s execution hub
  • Monitoring of client business across Equities, Futures, Options and a variety of proprietary OTC products
  • Active liaison with top tier international brokers


Your profile

1st or 2nd year bachelor student at one of the greater Copenhagen universities – Economics, Finance, Business, Maths or Engineering backgrounds considered.

Analytical and technical mind with an interest in the financial markets

Multitasker who thrives in a fast moving, at times hectic, environment

Ability to analyze large amounts of data is a plus so preference given to candidates with advanced knowledge of SQL and Excel.

Time available to commit to working frequently in the evenings and occasional public holidays.


We offer

We aspire to be a non-hierarchical, purpose-driven organisation. At Saxo it is not about entitlement, it is about impact, no matter where you sit in the organisation. A good idea is always taken seriously and you can truly make a difference.

When you work here, you become part of the Saxo family. We invest in your personal development and offer you large responsibility from day one. We encourage an open feedback culture and team efforts. If you show a collaborative spirit, drive and passion, your learning curve will be steep and your (international) career opportunities with Saxo immense.

We offer good and competitive terms of employment.


Chief Operating Office (COO) within Saxo Bank

COO is responsible for building, constantly developing and improving the full digital value chain that Saxo Bank delivers to its clients and its partners. This is done in close collaboration with the IT Department and the Saxo Experience Office (SXO) and supports Saxo Bank in always providing a world class digital Saxo Experience in an efficient, stable and scalable way. 

The COO Area includes the following departments: Business Management, Platforms, Operations, Trading & Market Access, Quant Department, Big Data & IA as well as the Counterparty Credit Risk Management department.


How to apply

Click on the apply button above to apply. We look forward to getting to know you better!


About Saxo Bank

We believe access to global capital markets is not only for the privileged few. Our vision is to enable people to fulfill their financial aspirations to make an impact. That’s why we use the power of technology to deliver clients what they need, when they need it in a user-friendly and personalised experience. We aim to deliver the world’s most user-friendly and personalized trading and investment platform experience, which gives our clients exactly what they need to make more informed investment decisions.

As a fintech pioneer founded in 1992, we focus on clients, quality, speed of innovation and use of disruptive technology. Headquartered in Denmark, we employ more than 2,000 people across 60 different nationalities globally. We have offices in key financial centres around the world including London, Amsterdam, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Sydney, Gurgaon, Tokyo and Paris. With our global footprint, you can impact how people trade financial markets worldwide.

Do you want to work for an extremely ambitious organisation at the cutting edge of banking and technology? You’ll be joining a company that:

So, if you’re up for the challenge of breaking down barriers in global financial markets, we’re always looking for ambitious and enthusiastic people who share our passion for clients, technology and innovation and can bring new perspectives to our diverse team.

At Saxo we don’t just offer a job  – we offer an opportunity to invest in your future!

For more on our story, culture and identity, please read the Saxo Bank Foundation, written by our CEO and founder Kim Fournais.


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