Junior Trading Application Engineer
Strawinskylaan 3095, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Can you keep it together when your next decision can be crucial for our business? Do you want to be responsible for the full performance cycle of our trading systems and applications? Then you might be our new Junior Trading Application Engineer.
IT at Optiver
Since trading on the floor changed to screen-based trading, we constantly need the most advanced technology, trading software and connections to the market. In short, we need the best IT-professionals to develop, optimise and support our systems and tools. The atmosphere we are working in is fast, but exciting. This makes IT at Optiver a great challenge whereby expertise, innovation and fun go hand in hand every day.
What you'll do
As a Junior Trading Application Engineer you will be trained to be responsible for the availability and performance of key trading applications and systems in a complex, dynamic environment. With your distinct IT skills you are able to execute technical trouble shooting, manage application performance and liaise with the end-user regarding requests. You will be working with highly skilled and engaged colleagues such as Developers, System Engineers, Researchers and Traders. On top of that you will constantly search for the best solutions to improve our business performance. You know what it is to take responsibility and you are aware that your actions have a direct impact on our results.
What you'll need
- affinity for Trading/Finance;
- experience with scripting skills like Bash, SQL, Perl, Python;
- excellent communication skills;
- general knowledge about networking;
- a hands-on mentality;
- an HBO/WO Bachelor or Master degree level.
What you'll get
Optiver is above all a state of mind. We are looking for you when you believe in daily improvement, when you like to be seriously rewarded for your performance and when you easily adapt to change and enjoy some humor and fun. To be concrete, we offer you an excellent remuneration. But we also offer you great secondary benefits such as fully paid first-class commuting expenses, a premium-free pension, attractive profit sharing structure, relocation packages, training opportunities, discounts on health insurance, breakfast and lunch facilities, sports and leisure activities, Friday afternoon drinks and even weekly in-house chair massages.
We are 350 highly educated professionals from over 30 different countries that work at Optiver in Amsterdam. We aim to be unrivalled in our industry, by being talented, creative and result driven. And it doesn't matter how we dress or what we believe in, as long as we exceed our and each others expectations. If you are ready to apply, and we hope you are, apply directly via the button below for the position of Trading Application Engineer. Please provide us with a CV and letter of motivation in English. Applications without a letter of motivation will not be reviewed. When we think the 'magic' is there, you will hear from us sooner than you expect. If you have any questions feel free to contact Liz Conway on +31 20 708 70 00.
An assessment is part of the application procedure.
Acquisition further to this advertisement is not appreciated.