Manager Trading Development

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fulltime employee
€ 100.000  -  € 150.000

High performance, low latency, financial markets… You know where this is going, right? Yup, trading. Business is booming right now and this company is looking to hire a great Manager for their Trading Development team.

You have my attention

The Netherlands has always been at the forefront of financial trading and this company has grown significantly this year. As a High-Frequency trading firm, it breathes technology. Make no mistake, IT is their core business. Because in such a highly competitive market, performance, speed, and reliability are key. This is where you come in.

To speed up innovation and boost productivity throughout the company, a position as Manager Trading Development is created. And you could be the one. Do you have a background within trading and like to lead a group of high level developers who like to work on the most technically demanding projects out there? Things like building a simulation framework for large parts of the IT landscape, so changes can be properly analysed before pushing them to production. As a manager of this A-team, you will get to see every part of the organization and look for ways to improve it. From speeding up decision-making processes or deployments to optimizing trading algorithms for performance.

Now you have my curiosity

Of course, you’ll need to bring the right set of management skills to build the perfect team. A solid background in Computer Science or a closely related field is crucial. Preferably even a Master’s degree. A few years of relevant experience as a Developer will also definitely come in handy. A deep understanding of trading financial instruments is obviously necessary to do a top job.

So this trading thing, what does it pay?

Pretty damn well, to be honest. Starting with a base salary between €100.000 and €150.000 gross a year, excluding the secondary benefits. And those secondary benefits, are second to none. From a fully catered lunch every day and flexible working to a royal end-of-year bonus. You know I said speed was key? What are you waiting for? Click apply!

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