Optiver is a leading trading firm driven by technology with over one thousand employees globally. We pioneer our own trading strategies and systems using clean code and sophisticated technology, running a global network with thousands of high-performance low-latency applications that solve problems in nanoseconds.
We are seeking a Technical Operations Engineer to join our Technical Operations (TechOps) team. This team acts as the coordination and control team of our Information Technology department. They are responsible for driving structural improvement to technology services across the business. As technical engineers they aren’t afraid to get our hands dirty, but are mindful not to get lost in details either.
You will join a team that coordinates tech-wide projects, such as firm-wide implementation of new compliance requirements, the technical integration of satellite offices in our infrastructure or adjustment of our trading set-up to new exchange protocols. You’ll work closely with developers and the infrastructure team in these projects.
Technical Operations (TechOps) also keeps a close eye on the day-to-day execution of Tech processes such as incident and change management. You will help the team spot and implement improvements that work in an environment where change is the norm, perform regular checks and deep dives to identify areas of improvement, and confirm we’re executing our controls properly.
What will you do:
In this position you will handle a broad suite of tasks across all facets of the business. You are the connecting point between our software developers, operational engineers, and control functions such as compliance and risk. Concretely, you will:
What does a work week look like?
What you need:
You need to be a pragmatic thinker with strong communication skills, which you can adapt when interacting with people from different departments. You use your computer science skill set and experience to understand how systems interact, and quickly spot architectural improvements and imminent risks. You have attention to detail but can also zoom out to see the bigger picture.
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What you can expect from us:
We understand that our best work is done together. We constantly ask ourselves how to do better, which creates a stimulating and fun environment, where you are seriously rewarded for your performance. To be concrete, we offer competitive remuneration and great secondary benefits, such as an attractive profit sharing structure, training opportunities, fully paid first-class commuting expenses, a premium-free pension, breakfast and lunch facilities, sports and leisure activities, even weekly chair massages and of course Friday afternoon drinks. We are used to guiding expats through their relocation and offer relocation packages and discounts on health insurance.