Flow Traders is looking for an Graduate Trading Support Engineer to join our growing Trading Support team in Amsterdam. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business. We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities. If you aim high, the sky is the limit.
We are looking for a motivated individual with an interest in financial markets and an entrepreneurial mindset, who is able to manage multiple responsibilities and demands, with a strong sense of urgency and customer focus. You will be working with highly skilled and motivated colleagues such as Traders, Developers and System Engineers.
As a member of our Trading Support Desk, you will provide hands-on support to our traders to safeguard the performance and stability of our proprietary trading systems, as well as the related hardware. In this role, you will have full ownership of technical related issues for our in house trading applications and your actions will directly contribute to the performance of the company.
Respond quickly to any technical related issues for in house trading applications
Analyze or escalate exchange related issues directly with exchanges or brokers
Monitor and document trading applications and IT infrastructure components.
The day usually starts with grabbing a coffee or tea, followed by checking our monitoring systems, emails, and change logs for potential operational issues and other items that might affect our systems.
In the midst of sorting out the morning's requests and issues there's time to grab breakfast from our in-house lounge. At our daily stand-up meeting, we recap and discuss the morning's events and items that need to be followed up on. As our IT landscape is constantly evolving at a fast pace, you will probably be involved in one or more longer running projects as well. This often includes monitoring, automation, deployment, and optimization.You can join the lunch workout session with one of our personal trainers to make space for the delicious lunch that is served in the lounge. Though we often eat at our desks, picking up lunch in the lounge is a great opportunity to meet and chat with other colleagues.After a busy day at the desk (and trust me, most days are busy!) you can unwind at the Flow bar with your colleagues, from both near and far. The company is very international, so it's really nice to speak to people from different parts of the world.
We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary bonus and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as: