Experienced Infrastructure Engineer

Job description

Company

WEBB Traders is a fast-growing global proprietary trading company and market maker active in electronic trading on leading international financial markets, driven by data and technology. We are entrepreneurial and innovative - embracing teamwork and creativity. Our headquarters is in Amsterdam City Centre and is supported by a broader European presence from where the regional, US and Brazil markets are traded.

Want to excel as an expert in managing high-performance IT infrastructure?

Our Infrastructure engineers look after all physical IT equipment, OS- and office- level software, and all the tools used to manage these. As part of the team, you care first and foremost for the optimal performance of our trading infrastructure; high-end servers hosted in various datacenters globally, close to each major exchange location, the workstations used by our traders, researchers, control staff and engineers, and the networks that interconnect them. Appreciating that the success of our trading heavily depends on the performance of our infrastructure, you work carefully and diligently to ensure a lean, mean and well-monitored environment. 

Structure and consistency make you tick, and you take every opportunity to clean up and improve our infrastructure, facilitating more competitive trading as well as the further growth of our company as a whole.


Come help us trade at scale. Apply now!

Your work will mainly consist of

  • Learning about the trading domain, our systems, and what is needed from IT perspective to run a competitive trading firm
  • Ordering, installing, upgrading, supporting and troubleshooting all equipment in our IT infrastructure
  • Installing and configuring operating systems, office software and tooling on workstations and servers
  • Fostering a strong working relationship with our users, to understand their business drivers and requirements, and working with your fellow engineers to deliver appropriate solutions
  • Interacting with a variety of external suppliers
  • Improving our tools to monitor and manage all aspects of our infrastructure


We offer

  • The opportunity to join a highly professional team in a very challenging market
  • Be part of a fast growing and ambitious company
  • Many opportunities to work on your personal development, projects, conferences, and study facilities
  • Internal and external training and education in trading software, working agile, hardware and software management
  • A competitive reward package
  • Healthy lunch at the office
  • Free sport facility during and after work
  • Travel costs reimbursement
  • Fun activities with colleagues on regular basis

Requirements

Who are you?

  • Eager, curious and fast learner
  • 3-5 years of professional experience managing high-performance/baremetal/on-premise infrastructure
  • Deep expertise in several of the following areas: low-latency networking, high-performance server and workstation management, OS (Linux, Windows) optimisation, VOIP, databases (SQL, Mongo, ..)
  • Conscientious and structured mind combined with a hands-on, ‘get it done’ mentality
  • Team player who thrives in an agile and fast-paced environment
  • Critical eye for complexity and non-value-adding work
  • Scripting skills (e.g. bash, python)


Application process

  • Apply on our WEBB site.
  • Please share with us your motivation to work with us and why you think you will fit.
  • Have a chat via cam with us (unless you are around and can drop by to visit our office!).
  • Come and visit our office in Amsterdam for interviews and a coffee.
  • Accept our offer!

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