Flow Traders is looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer to join our growing IT team in Amsterdam. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business. We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities. If you aim high, the sky is the limit!

As a Site Reliability Engineer at Flow Traders, you will closely collaborate with our Trading and Technology teams to build the most efficient pipelines for the continuous delivery of our software and infrastructure, from idea to production. The solutions you deliver will be scalable, and built with high availability in mind. You will follow the IaC approach for buildup and maintenance of our set ups in the cloud and on premises. We are continuously automating operational work, as that enables us to spend more time on development and innovation

To succeed at Flow Traders, you have to be very self-motivated. Innovation is key to our culture, so we always encourage team members to seek out and implement improvements to our set up.

What you will do

  • Design, implement, and maintain our Kafka environments, both in the cloud and on-premises
  • Design, implement, and maintain our cloud infrastructure in both AWS and GCP
  • Improve scalability, availability, and efficiency of the cloud infrastructure

What you need to succeed

  • BSc or MSc in Computing Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years working as a DevOps or Site Reliability Engineer
  • Extensive experience in working with GCP or AWS, Kafka, Kubernetes, Hadoop
  • Experience writing and maintaining Infrastructure as code: e.g. Terraform
  • Extensive knowledge of Linux
  • Working experience with CI/CD setups
  • Solid working knowledge of TCP/IP, routing, switching, and multicast
  • Scripting skills in Python, Bash, Ruby, or Perl
  • Experience with the Atlassian stack: Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence is beneficial
  • Attracted to the dynamics of the financial markets

What we offer

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary profit share and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:

  • Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
  • Our own company boat
  • In-house gym and sessions with our nutritionist or personal trainer
  • In-house Bar and Lounge with an arcade, table tennis, billiards table and game consoles
  • Daily catered lunch, amazing coffee and a fully stocked kitchen and snack bar
  • Weekly chair massages
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year, such as the Year End Party 
  • Global rotations between our offices worldwide
  • and more!

As we are unable to invite you over to our office, we would like to give you a virtual office tour!

Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.

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