The organisation is an award winning principal trading firm.
We are a leading global technology-enabled liquidity provider specialized in Exchange Traded Products (ETPs). Our sophisticated in-house technology platform enables us to quote prices on many exchanges simultaneously. We also quote bid and ask prices off-exchange to institutional counter parties on request. Robust risk management is at the core of our business, and our risk functions are closely integrated into our platform. Our headquarter is in Amsterdam and offices in New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Cluj, accommodate over 200 employees.
What will you do?
Software Engineers are working on applications that support the core business of the company. Our systems make it possible for us to be present and competitive on exchanges worldwide. There is all kinds of code to write, from systems on (or close to) the critical path, from receiving market data to placing orders, to systems handling huge amounts of data in reliable, performant and traceable manner.
Our future colleague will be writing code, creating new designs and maintaining existing applications with a focus on performance and stability. Our business users are typically only a walk away, which helps to create short feedback loops and to see your changes provide value in the shortest time possible.
To enable that, we strive to follow best software engineering practices and are supported by the best working environment, latest technology and continuous support from all parts of the organisation.
How you do it
We work in small teams, grouped by business area. In the Java space, the teams are: Core, Risk Tools, Compliance Tools, Institutional Tools, Trading Tools and Strategies. Each team is typically responsible for a set of related applications, and works in tight collaboration with business owners. We maintain libraries shared across the teams to enable code re-use and to have a common view on application architecture. We write extensive unit tests, and have a QA team that supports us with integration testing. We follow agile practices, tailored to the problem area and preferred team approach.
Some of the things we use in development process
- Common stack: Java 8 & Java 11, Netty, Chronicle Queue, Hibernate, MariaDB, Cassandra, gRPC, Guava, Prometheus
- Big Data stack: Kafka, HDFS, AirFlow, Spark, Avro, Hazelcast, Kubernetes, Docker
- Web/UI: Spring MVC, Jetty, Mustache, JavaFX, Jackson
- Testing: Mockito, Truth, JUnit5
- Development life-cycle support: Bitbucket, Bamboo, Confluence, Jira, Sonar Cube, IntelliJ IDEA, your-kit.
What you need to succeed:
- BSc or MSc in Computing Science or equivalent;
- 5+ years post-graduation work experience;
- Core Java experience;
- Experience in parallel and multi-threaded programming;
- Knowledge of algorithms and data structures;
- Interest in achieving maximum performance from available hardware and software;
- Ability to communicate with technical and business colleagues;
- Working experience in professional software development;
- Fluency in English.
We offer you an exciting job and lots of opportunities within the most dynamic of environments with an excellent compensation package. We like to think that talent grows here and stays with us. To ensure this, we provide our employees with the best working environment, the latest technology, continuous support, and we go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started.
We offer a competitive salary and reserve a percentage of our business results for our bonus pool. The organisation grew to be as successful as we are today out of the expertise and experience of our founding partners.
Our non-hierarchical approach stimulates innovation and achievement. We invest in our talented, highly motivated people since they hold the key to our success. Our demanding, sophisticated work continuously puts us to the test.
We wouldn't have it any other way. We. Love. This.