Trading Systems Lead

Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of renewable energy products, STX enables businesses to achieve this goal. In doing so, we contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market and, therefore, a greener world. We’re looking for a Trading Systems Lead to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow.

ABOUT OPERATIONS

The operations function forms the backbone of any company. At STX, the Operations team, which comprises IT, Finance, Human Resources and Middle Office, works closely with all other teams and desks to ensure that STX continues to perform and deliver at an exceptionally high level. As a critical partner in the business, Operations also guarantees compliance with all the relevant rules and regulations. Moreover, the Operations team works collaboratively to make sure that STX has the necessary structures and processes in place to grow and develop further in new products, industries and markets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the build-out of trading applications
  • Liaise with business stakeholders and translate requirements into solutions
  • Lead a high-performing team of full stack (6 to 8) developers
  • Architect, Design, Build, Test and Support (2nd line)
  • Integrate flows with ETRMs/CTRMs for books and records and trade life-cycling
  • Form part of a larger team to deliver systems to business users
  • Develop automation and deployments to the Cloud
  • Own the deliverables and outcome

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You have experience with developing Trading applications, OTC or Cleared
  • Asset classes Commodities or a relevant Financial Instruments such as FX, Bonds and/or Interest Rates.
  • You understand how Forwards, Futures and Option instruments are priced
  • You have experience in electronic trading, exchange connectivity and/or pricing models / algo software development
  • Experience with Energy, Certificates or bulk related commodities is a big plus
  • Experience with Physical Commodities is a big plus
  • You have 7+ years of experience with development and/or automating deployments
  • You have adopted an agile mindset
  • Experience with Relational Databases and Object Oriented Programming languages is a must
  • Experience with C++, Java, PHP, Python is a plus
  • Experience with other programming languages is a plus
  • Experience with Linux and Windows environments
  • You have a solid experience with microservice architecture and development
  • You have knowledge of the latest technologies including Kubernetes, Docker and AWS
  • Experience with git or mercurial is a plus
  • In-depth technical experience with trading, brokerage and/or banking software is a plus
  • You work well in development teams, multidisciplinary project teams, and independently
  • Living in (the area of) Amsterdam or willing to move
  • You have excellent knowledge of the English language

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Pension scheme contributions
  • Strong focus on personal and professional development
  • Sport and training opportunities
  • Assistance with relocation to The Netherlands if needed

GET IN TOUCH

Are you ready to embark on a journey with us? Please submit your application for this job by clicking on the “apply” button. For further questions, please contact the Recruitment department at recruitment@stxgroup.com.

STX Group offers equal employment opportunity. Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated. 

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