C++ PYTHON LOW LATENCY DevOps Software Engineer

Company: BizTek Recruitment Ltd
Job type: Other
80,000 - 240,000 EUR/Year


Amsterdam, The Netherlands | Permanent Opportunity | English Speaking | NO Sponsorship Given Speaking

Basic salary of up to €80,000 + a HUGE BONUS and benefits

BONUS UP TO 200% of base salary in year 2 ! - OTE up to 240,000 per annum
(Year 1 bonus up to 20%)

Potential LOW TAX option - 30% tax free

Please READ this advert thoroughly before applying

Mandatory Skills: C++/PYTHON/Real Time, High Availability, High Transactional, LOW LATENCY development skills/Cloud Development/Algorithms and Data Structures/CI CD/DevOps culture

About the Client:

This is an opportunity for the ideal candidate to join one of the top 10 High Frequency Financial Trading companies, based in Amsterdam. You will be working within not only the new IT Capital of Europe, but one of the World's premier financial capitals where bonuses are paid akin to the traders. In this role the opportunity is to earn up to 240,000 Euros per annum in your second year. With tax incentives set by the Dutch Government to attract non-residents into The Netherlands, it is possible to be only taxed on 70% of income - 30% tax free.

Additionally, Benefits offered to employees include:

  • In-house bar and gym, and a company boat;
  • Free lunch, snacks and amazing coffee;
  • Table tennis, pool table, arcade and console games;
  • A yearly company trip and Christmas party that exceed expectations;
  • Fun team outings during the year;
  • Nutritionist support, personal trainer, health checks
  • Weekly chair massage
  • And many more.

And now about the role:

C++ plays a critical role this ultra-low latency environment from handling large amounts of data, to making business decisions, to sending orders back to the exchanges on a global scale.

The C++ Engineer will be writing code, creating new designs and maintaining existing applications with a focus on low latency and stability.

My client always follows the best software engineering practices and are supported by the best working environment, latest technology and continuous support from all parts of the organisation.

Ideally my client is looking for highly technical, machine and network level C++ Software Engineers who have experience of writing high performance systems. Ideally writing automated algorithms that process huge amounts of data and process thousands of orders in nanoseconds. At this level the ideal candidate will be familiar with FPGA and associate HDL or VHDL languages.


  • C+
  • TMP (Template Meta-Programming)
  • Python/Bash/Shell for Scripting and testing
  • Bitbucket, Bamboo and SonarQube (Code review, continuous integration & quality inspection)
  • Atlassian Stack products
  • Ability to write simple, clean and highly scalable code
  • Knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Experience of achieving high performance in a Real Time environment
  • Advanced knowledge of design patterns
  • STL Containers
  • Agile

About BizTek Recruitment

BizTek are an established recruitment partner with supply into both the UK and The Netherlands.

Note that if you are not a resident in The Netherlands, then you can apply to benefit from a lower tax scheme. We are advertising this role across different locations to attract anyone who is looking to relocate to one of the hottest technologies and iconic cities in the world right now, Amsterdam. Amsterdam represents one of the most sought-after locations for IT professionals.


C++ 11, STL Containers, TMP, Python/Bash/Shell Scripting, Atlassian Products, SonarQube, Algorithms and Data Structures, Continuous Integration, Agile, Distributed Systems, Multi-Threading, High Frequency - Requests/Transactions, High Availability, Scalable, Concurrent, Low-Latency, Design Patterns, Fast Pace Agile Environments, Mathematical Modelling & Algorithms, High Frequency Trading system experience of Real Time - Finance, Banking, Investment or Trading, Test Driven Development, Fault-tolerant

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