Senior Analyst Markets Surveillance

Our client is an international, intercultural company, which provides its more than 2,200 employees in more than 20 countries worldwide with a dynamic work environment at a high-tech company. In the Netherlands, a total of 200 professionals help build the future of our fast-growing company.


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.


The Senior Market Surveillance Analyst has responsibility for a portfolio of international Equity, Index or Commodity Derivative products. As the Senior Market Analyst, you bring your expertise to the team, guide, coach the team in the day-to-day business.
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:

  • Taking ownership with the team of the business-as-usual activities and coordinating the different business as usual team activities
  • Support the Operational and Project lead in the business as usual and Project work
  • Run the Serious Incident Management process in crises situations and provide expertise
  • Maintaining the derivative safety nets that are used for trading to avoid occurrences such as significant price deviations or flash crashes. This can be done by tuning settings, 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 the Market Abuse framework.
  • Maintain the test environment and perform sanity checks for 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


At least 5 years of experience in similar roles; Experience with listed derivatives

  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • English: full professional proficiency is required; Dutch or French is a plus
  • Strong verbal communication skills to represent EMS Markets
  • Strong IT acumen
  • 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 in different countries to achieve common goals and deliver projects
  • Able to take decisions whilst under pressure and to handle stressful situations


  • 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

For information: Esther Demeree – – +31-623258970