Software 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 all-round engineer that enforces the development team in Amsterdam?

WEBB Traders is looking for an all-round engineer to join our young and dynamic R&D 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 management and quantitative and big data analysis.


We focus on continuous improvement and technological innovation. As all-round engineer you will be a member of the development team and responsible for delivering software solutions 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 finance, operations, risk and compliance 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 to become an expert in creating solutions for our financial processes? Then we are looking for you!


You are going to build and improve software solutions for risk management, operations, finance, reporting and compliance. To keep up with the fast changing market developments, you will spend time researching new technologies and inventing new features to further automate manual tasks and workflows.


Your work will mainly consist of:

  • Development and optimization of software solutions for all supporting processes, like operations, risk, finance and compliance
  • Develop, extend and maintain tools based in Python, SQL, GCP and C++
  • Master and optimize the operations processes of the company
  • Initiate talks with users to improve their work with your creative ideas


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 computer science, computer engineering or a related field of study
  • 1 to 2 years experience in a software engineering role
  • Solid computer science fundamentals
  • Understanding of computer architecture, networking and databases
  • Up to date knowledge of the C++ standard and technical specifications
  • Knowledge of modern C++ design patterns & idioms
  • Python and SQL knowledge are a must
  • Familiarity with unit testing, code coverage & code reviewing
  • 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
  • Experience with DevOps tools and continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Experience with Atlassian suite (Confluence, JIRA, BitBucket)

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)
  • Do the programming challenge to show your engineering super powers
  • Come and visit our office in Amsterdam for interviews and a drink
  • Maybe a personality test
  • Offer & contract