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Database Engineer – Amsterdam

Tech-Driven Prop Trading Firm


Posted 2 Mths Ago


Founded by experienced high-frequency traders, this Amsterdam-based prop trading firm prides itself on a relaxed working environment which is crucial to their continued success. They’re looking for a proactive Engineer to take ownership of the database and related technologies, ensuring the continuous availability of the database.

Your primary responsibility will be setting up automation/DevOps-style components focused heavily on automation. The workload is varied, but tasks will include managing and implementing database monitoring, proactively identifying & solving bottlenecks and design issues, as well as organising workshops and training for team members.

If you do your best work in a highly collaborative working environment where everyone’s ideas are valued, and knowledge is shared, this role would be perfect for you!


  • Must have previous experience as a Database Engineer, DBA, or similar
  • Excellent proficiency in MySQL, and a good understanding of PostgreSQL
  • Experience in Linux environments
  • Shell scripting skills in professional setting
  • Interest in exploring Big Data and data storage
  • Experience with Python scripting, Airflow and/or Terraform is beneficial


  • Relocation assistance to Amsterdam is provided if necessary
  • Competitive base salary & contribution-focused bonus
  • Very nimble, fluid organisational structure, work directly with the founders
  • No bureaucracy, red tape or layers of sign-off
  • Laid-back, friendly environment with personal/professional growth prospects