Belvedere’s trading teams provide liquidity to the marketplace through their market making activities – providing two-sided quotes at which we are willing to purchase or sell derivatives. Market making at Belvedere occurs through a range of methods, giving us the ability to capitalize on a wide variety of opportunities presented each trading day. Every product team utilizes a combination of trading strategies, including various methods of trade execution, providing market liquidity to multiple electronic exchanges across the world. No matter the method by which trades are executed, our proprietary modeling and pricing technology is continually updated to keep us highly competitive in an ever changing global marketplace.
PRODUCTS WE TRADE
US and Foreign Indices
Through our team-based approach to trading, we are able to dedicate resources not only to diversifying the methods we use to trade, but also to developing and honing the talent of our team members through observation, extensive on-desk training and education, and mentorship from traders at all levels. Our rotational program exposes Trader Trainees, Junior Traders, and beyond to a variety of equity index, interest rate, and commodity products in order to gain a broad perspective of the marketplace. Periodic rotation between products allows our traders to further refine high level decision making skills and develop extensive knowledge of trading and risk management strategies.
Belvedere’s past and current success in each of our product groups allows us to continue to expand to new instruments and marketplaces on both a domestic and global level. As advanced technologies evolve and become a greater part of the trading industry every day, Belvedere’s in-house technology department ensures that our traders successfully compete in the existing marketplace and are well prepared for the marketplace of the future.
To master the marketplace, Belvedere brings together the best to solve the hardest technological problems on the planet. Our collective drive for excellence is powered by more than just a desire to profit from the trades we make. At the core we’re a team driven by intellectual curiosity, seeking answers that will change not only how we trade in this technological age, but also the future landscape of the trading industry. Our dedication to incremental advancements affords us superior marketplace insight as we have a clear vision of what we believe the future of trading technology is.
High-performance proprietary development is the source of our success and competitive advantage at Belvedere, further fueling our passion for performance. Strategic planning and incremental progress is a necessary investment in order to achieve performance in developing the technology of today into the innovations of tomorrow. We know the road to success includes risks, rewards, and failures along the way. When we risk, we risk purposefully. When we fail, we fail as fast as possible. No matter the result, Team Belvedere reaps the rewards.
We place a high premium on defining, developing, and deploying high performance trading software using a team-based, holistic development approach. To find solutions to these technological challenges and bring success from our failures, we hire the best and brightest in a myriad of roles including:
SOFTWARE ENGINEERS | QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYSTS | BUSINESS ANALYSTS PROJECT MANAGERS | QUANTITATIVE ANALYSTS | INFRASTRUCTURE | TRADING SYSTEM SUPPORT ANALYSTS | PERFORMANCE ENGINEERS | HARDWARE ENGINEERS
The collaboration and open dialogue between our teams has enabled us to continually redefine our performance requirements to adapt and execute critical changes necessary for growth and development. In 2017, the implementation of Project Teams, Quality Teams, and Performance Teams firm-wide was instrumental to providing a structure for continued, rapid growth.
These high achievers are the masters behind our innovative technology solutions. Exceptionally engineered custom software and hardware are the result of the dedicated efforts of our technology teams who utilize and perfect our scrum-derived agile development methodology to ensure speed, low latency, and quality in solving the world’s most difficult technological problems.