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Trading Systems Engineer

Posted 20 May 2024
Work experience
0 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
€65,000 per year
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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As Trading Systems Engineer at Da Vinci, you’ll work closely with a small team of highly skilled traders and engineers. You’ll be responsible for managing our trading systems, making sure they run smoothly in day-to-day operations, with future growth in mind.

As our trading systems are highly customised, balancing stability with ongoing change is one of the key challenges in this job. Our engineers often need to learn on the go, so we are looking for people who enjoy exploring unfamiliar territory.

Da Vinci offers an exciting and dynamic work environment, where employees are given the freedom to come up with great ideas and the space to push these to completion. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a successful and fast-growing company.


  • Oversee system performance, stability and uptime
  • Automate the environment and testing new technology fads
  • Architect, implement, maintain and monitor our rapidly growing intercontinental production environment
  • Manage not only “what” is running in production, but also “how” these production systems are behaving
  • Address potential failures and bottlenecks before they have the chance to hurt the firm


  • 0-5 years of experience managing mission-critical infrastructure and software support (in a trading environment it’s a plus)
  • Intimate knowledge of networking, hardware and OSs (Windows, Linux)
  • Knowledge of cloud environments is a plus
  • Familiar with tooling and best practices regarding change, life cycle and incident management, as well as health and performance monitoring of production systems
  • Proficient with scripting (e.g., bash, python)
  • Quick at analysing issues and uncovering their root causes
  • Eager to learn and understand all aspects of the trading environment
  • Ability to spot inefficiencies and proactive in optimising systems
  • Strong communications skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience


  • An opportunity to learn from the best in the field
  • Base salary starting at EUR 65k, with possibility to grow quickly
  • Excellent variable pay based on your own and the firm’s performance
  • Outstanding performance is also rewarded with shareholding in the company
  • A relocation package when moving from abroad, including relocation budget, flight coverage, house-finding service and expat support
  • Meals during work hours
  • Social events and after-work drinks
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Sponsored gym membership
  • In-house game room (pool table, board games and console games)

Da Vinci was founded in 2015 after a group of passionate trading experts found themselves desiring a new way of working. We specialise in solving market inefficiencies, identifying opportunities based on volatility arbitrage strategies and providing liquidity to markets around the world. Our goal is to become the best trading house in the world, by keeping our work smart and creative, making the most of our team’s strategic minds to challenge existing ways of thinking.

Finance & Banking
Active in 3 countries
100 employees
80% men - 20% women
Average age is 27 years