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C++ Developer Core Systems - Trading


Company profile

Imagine yourself working in a fast moving Trading environment with access to tomorrow's technology, designing, developing and maintaining high-quality software solutions. As IT plays a crucial role in derivatives trading, our IT department consists of more than 100 experts in Networks, Unix, Windows, Hardware and Software. We are currently scouting for a C++ Developer (Core Systems) to join our highly successful team in Amsterdam.

The Job

As a C++ Developer (Core Systems) you'll be working on core systems such as frameworks and libraries. You'll play a significant role in the architecture of all the systems and you'll continuously be on the lookout for improvements, solutions and extensions. This can range from solving ad hoc production issues to strategic selection and implementation of various middleware solutions and databases. You'll be involved in cross-team projects and your work will have a high organizational impact.

By having regular talks with stakeholders from all departments, from development to trading, you will take a unique vantage point from where you will able to identify and document possible improvements resulting in concrete business proposals.

Once accepted, you will take the lead in the design, development and implementation of your proposed changes, ranging from gathering requirements all the way to successful roll-out and adoption.

We ask

What you'll need

  • a degree, preferably in Computer Science, IT Engineering or Information Systems;
  • minimum 5 years of working experience as a software developer (preferably in different roles/teams/companies);
  • solid experience in C++;
  • expert knowledge of STL and popular (open source) C++ libraries;
  • working experience in Python;
  • working knowledge of PostgreSQL or other DBMS;
  • good understanding of C++ 11/14 is a plus;
  • an independent, proactive and flexible attitude and a structured way of working;
  • an ambitious team player and communicator who enjoys creative freedom and independence.
  • excellent English communication skills

We offer

What you'll get
We are looking for you when you believe in daily improvement, when you like to be seriously rewarded for your performance and when you easily adapt to change and enjoy some humour and fun.
To be concrete, we offer you an excellent remuneration. But we also offer you great secondary benefits such as fully paid first-class commuting expenses, a premium-free pension, attractive profit sharing structure, relocation packages, training opportunities, discounts on health insurance, breakfast and lunch facilities, sports and leisure activities, Friday afternoon drinks and even weekly in-house chair massages.

We are 350 highly educated professionals from over 30 different countries that work in Amsterdam. We aim to be unrivalled in our industry, by being talented, creative and result driven. And it doesn't matter how we dress or what we believe in, as long as we exceed our and each other's expectations.

If you are ready to apply, and we hope you are, apply directly via the button below for the position of C++ Developer (Core Systems). Please provide us with a CV and letter of motivation in English. Applications without a letter of motivation will not be reviewed. When we think the 'magic' is there, you will hear from us sooner than you expect.




Amsterdam region

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Contact person (please do not apply through mail, only applications through the apply button will be processed. If the apply-button is missing below, it means the vacancy is closed)

Niels Jordens