Medior DevOps Engineer

Job description


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 and Asian presence from where the regional and US markets are traded.


Are you the DevOps engineer that enables the development team in Amsterdam?

WEBB Traders is looking for a hands-on DevOps engineer to join our young and dynamic IT team in Amsterdam. We are responsible for the build of our trading solutions, tools, data processing, workflow automation and connectivity. You will be challenged and exposed to financial markets regulations, trading data, exchange/ market connectivity, reporting and risk requirements and quantitative and big data analysis.


We focus on continuous improvement and technological innovation. As a DevOps engineer you will be a member of the development team and responsible for supporting the delivery of software solutions in a fast and controlled way to the various stakeholders in the company. The demands by laws and regulations on high efficient and flawless processes for countless daily trades are ever increasing. It is inevitable to work closely with the software engineers and IT Support to deliver fast accurate and complete solutions. Programming languages we use are C++, C# and Python. The data tools we currently use are MSSQL, MongoDB, GCP, QlikSense and others.

Do you like to work in an entrepreneurial organization and become the creative enabler of the software development processes? Then we are looking for you!


You are going to build, automate and improve the software development process for the software engineers and IT Support. To keep up with the fast changing market developments, you will spend time researching new technologies and inventing new deployment methods to further automate manual workflows and releases of software features into the production environment.


WEBB Traders is looking for a Devops Engineer to join our interdisciplinary IT team of 10. As a Devops engineer, you will be fully integrated in the team's agile development process.


Your work will mainly consist of:

  • Initiate talks with engineers and users to proactively identify automation opportunities in processes and improve their work with your creative ideas
  • Develop, extend and maintain existing tools and scripts, with a focus on automation of software building, testing and releasing
  • Implement, document and optimize the development and maintenance of tools and processes of the company
  • Modernize infrastructure and integrate new technologies (e.g. Docker, Puppet.)


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, such as 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
  • Travel costs reimbursement
  • Fun activities with colleagues on regular base


Who are you?

  • Eager, curious and the capability to learn fast
  • Bachelor or Master degree in information technology, computer science, computer engineering or a related field of study
  • 2-5 years experience in a devops engineering role
  • Solid computer science fundamentals, including architecture, networking and databases
  • Familiarity with unit testing, code coverage & code reviewing
  • Experience with DevOps tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Scripting in Bash, PowerShell, Python, etc
  • Interest in the process of building software, managing project dependencies and software automation tools
  • Good communications skills
  • Ability to work in independently once project has been scoped
  • Ability to adapt and work in an agile and fast-paced environment


Not required, but nice to have

  • A true interest in finance and trading
  • Build engineering experience (CI/CD)
  • Experience with Atlassian suite (Confluence, JIRA, JIRA Service Desk, BitBucket)
  • Experience with Puppet, Docker, Airflow and/or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with administration of Linux (or other *NIX) systems

Application process

  • Apply on our WEBB site
  • Please share 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 for a coffee)
  • Come and visit our office in Amsterdam for interviews and a drink
  • Do the on-site DevOps WEBB challenge to show your DevOps super powers
  • Maybe a personality test
  • Offer & contract