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OSTC Overview

London, England
201 to 500 employees
1999
Company - Private
Brokerage Services
£25 to £50 million (GBP) per year
WORLD CLASS TALENT, UNLIMITED POTENTIAL & BOUNDLESS OPPORTUNITIES.

We’re a pioneering global independent derivatives trading company with a growing global network. We currently hire 485 employees who operate out of 12 offices in six ... Read more

Mission: Quite simply, our mission is to unlock and amplify untapped potential: we identify unrealised abilities so that new opportunities – and people – can take flight. Our core purpose is to strengthen our presence in chosen markets, while evolving and diversifying ... Read more

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    The year may nearly be over, but some exciting new appointments and more collaborative partnerships for OSTC are still very much underway. The latest non-executive director to join our board in January 2020 is Professor Rose Luckin, a world-leading educational technology (AI) expert from UCL Knowledge Lab, London.

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OSTC – Why Work With Us?


Opportunity is the lifeblood of our business. From new trading products to new offices to new markets, we are curious, entrepreneurial and quick off the mark in our search for fresh ways to create value for our people, partners and the markets where we operate.

We hold ourselves to the highest standards of excellence and achievement in everything we do. Our behaviour is ethical, lawful and always appropriate. Through a blend of self-control, drive and a fluid exchange of knowledge and ideas, we’re proud to remain greater than the sum of our parts.

OSTC maintains an adaptability that’s stood us in great stead against volatile moments in markets, and life. Our track record is one of prudent risk management, financial performance and exceptional talent development, and rests upon a dedication to sustainable trading and world-class education.

We champion excellence from all walks of life in our global network. And we’re committed to keeping it that way.

One of the original founding members of OSTC Group, Rob Brophy shifted gears in 2019 to assume the role of Trading Performance Director. With over three decades of trading experience under his belt, as well as effectively managing OSTC’s global risk profile, Rob began his career back in 1991 as an independent trader […]

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Monika joined OSTC in 2009 straight after completing her degree in Corporate Finance and Strategies. She immediately knew that: “OSTC ticked all the boxes regarding the industry and global footprint, while providing an amazing opportunity to work in the world of global exchanges alongside key market players.” […]

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Our rapidly expanding team brings a broad variety of skills and expertise to each of our global locations. From traders to software developers, the OSTC Group is proudly formed of a diverse and inclusive community of individuals who actively keep us at the fore of the trading landscape.

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A thriving culture and diversity go hand in hand. We’re committed to promoting inclusion in all our roles and drive the OSTC global network towards a future of gender congruity.

With the full support of our Board and Executives, we are pushing our diversity agenda to ensure that one in every four of all new OSTC employees hired worldwide is female.

The benefits of inclusion and gender diversity can be felt all the way through a company, from top to bottom. Our diverse agenda is driven by this real and pressing need to level the playing field, to equalise and unify. The world is moving forward in great strides, necessitating a rapid shift in what equality looks like in the workplace. As a business, we remain actively committed to tackling existing gender disparity, for greater global equivalence in the short and long term future.

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Packed with industry insights, advanced training and insider expertise, ZISHI provides biometric testing, Ofqual regulated trading qualifications, AI learning and specialist workshops to up-skill or fast track your route into the industry.

Our foundational digital ecosystem offers accredited regulated training and industry recognised qualifications. In addition, coaching, consultancy and intensive masterclasses provide traders, asset managers, corporations, and non-traders alike with the expertise, industry guidance and tools to trade autonomously – and with impact.

Partnering with world-leading Artificial Intelligence specialists at University College London, Adaptive draws upon extensive OSTC data to bring valuable, performance-enhancing insights and tools into the individual and collective trading experience.

Collaborating with leading sports psychologists and performance consultants from Bangor University, we have proudly launched the ZISHI App. A sophisticated biometric tool, the app measures sleep, mood, heart rate variability (HRV) and more to track physiological states against an optimal trading state.

OSTC Reviews

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    Pros

    Positive environment, passionate staff, friendly work environment, good development opportunities.

    Cons

    Cannot think of any cons

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OSTC Photos

OSTC photo of: New Mumbai Intake, September 2019
OSTC photo of: FOW Awards
OSTC photo of: KDPW's 25th anniversary award gala
OSTC photo of: The World Federation of Exchanges 59th General Assembly & Annual Meeting in Singapore
OSTC photo of: Mumbai team building in North Goa
OSTC photo of: 10th anniversary of Swansea office
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OSTC Interviews

Experience

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    Junior Trader Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Swansea, Wales
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at OSTC (Swansea, Wales).

    Interview

    Interviews was pretty easy. Started with online application which led to an online test (pretty straightforward) , after this came the interview which was group and one to one interviews.

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OSTC Awards & Accolades

  • Best New Product in the Trading and Execution, FOW, 2019
  • European Business Awards, Ruban d'Honneur, 2016
  • Investors in People Gold, Investors in People, 2018
  • Gold Award, Investors in People, 2015
  • Ruban D’Honneur Recipient, European Business Awards, 2013
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