Quite simply, anyone with a genuine interest in a career as a Market Analyst. We pride ourselves on inclusivity and gender diversity at OSTC, and this opportunity is open to all who have the ability to succeed in the role. As this is a remote training and working position, we do feel it would be a good opportunity for women who have previously been discouraged from the role by commuting to the city during unsociable hours.
The OSTC Academy will give 50 candidates the opportunity to learn from our highly experienced trainers. After the 4 week programme, we will hire the top 25 candidates who will be offered a permanent role working remotely for OSTC Markets.
No, at OSTC we believe that success is not just determined by your academic foundation, it is dependent on your natural skill set, talent, competencies and willingness to learn. However, it is beneficial to have solid numeracy skills, be highly motivated to succeed and resilient.
No you don’t. This role is open to anyone, anywhere in mainland India. Our only requirements are the right kind of training and working environment, and a fast enough broadband speed as detailed in Question 5 below.
Yes, you will need to provide your own equipment to embark on our training programme with OSTC academy. This includes a PC or laptop with a headset and camera for Zoom. You will also need a quiet area to work that is ideally free from distraction.
Yes, successful Academy candidates will need a minimum internet speed of 20mbps, plus an unlimited data contract and a consistent connection to work effectively.
No, you will be expected to organise these items yourself for both the Academy and the permanent role if you are successful. For comfort and optimum productivity, we advise using furniture with enough space to sit and learn comfortably.
During your training expect to start around 12:30 and finish at 21:00. However, there may be some flexibility depending on how training is progressing. There may also be some after work study on occasion.
Yes, all candidates selected to attend OSTC Academy will be paid INR 40,000 upon full completion of the 4 week training programme.
No, OSTC will provide candidates who are offered and accept permanent roles, with a trading station to work remotely from home. This will include monitors, mouse and keyboard. Depending on availability and delivery dates, new Junior Market Analysts may have to begin their initial period of full time employment using the same equipment they did for the OSTC Academy training programme, but this will be kept to a minimum.
Yes, successful Junior Market Analysts will still require a minimum internet speed of 20mbps, plus an unlimited data contract and a consistent connection to work effectively.
You will have to provide your own desk and chair. Most office-based analysts work within the following size desk space: Width 160cm – Depth 60cm – Height 80cm and use a chair that sits comfortably in comparison. We recommend a desk with space for 2x 21 inch screens, keyboard, mouse and an A4 notebook as a minimum.
Yes, you will be required to do this, however we will send full instructions on how to do it. It is relatively easy, and our service desk will be available to support you throughout the set-up of your IT equipment and OSTC logins.
No you won’t. But should analysts wish to purchase upgraded accessories such as a mouse or keyboard, they may. Although OSTC will provide all new market analysts with what is required when they start.
All new market analysts will have access to Microsoft Teams for instant messaging, audio and video calling and email. From time to time we will be using Zoom, especially during your initial training.
Using the call and chat function on Microsoft Teams is the best way to connect with your manager. Your manager may wish to keep your personal contact details for informal or urgent communication.
Yes, a buddy and mentoring program will be in place to share opportunity. All OSTC market analysts are on Teams and available to message.
Yes, everyone can contact each department they need via email and will be followed up as soon as possible. If in doubt, your line manager will advise you on the process for support.
Yes, this will be encouraged to drive our collective excellence.
Once you start analysing live markets, the hours worked at home will depend on what markets you are analysing. You can expect longer working week days once you are analysing live markets, but the markets are closed on weekends.
Yes, this is important for your own wellbeing and will be factored into your training and encouraged by your managers when you start analysing live markets.
Yes, we have an excellent wellbeing manager at OSTC, and your managers will be able to advise on your balance. There are also frequent opportunities to be trained in mental health awareness, and OSTC has an externally provided employee assistance programme that can help with any challenges you have either professionally or personally.