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Operations Engineer

We are currently looking for an Operations Engineer for a large international bank based in the Amsterdam area. The first contract will run for 9 months, after which it is the intentional of the client to offer a permanent contract.


Financial Markets Competitive Pricing is looking for an enthusiastic experienced Operations Engineer for their in-house developed Financial Markets Pricing & Risk platform. With your passion for Financial Markets and engineering skills you ensure and support a stable, secure and perform critical Financial Markets pricing and risk application, allowing Global Market Risk users and Traders to perform pre-deal pricing of valuation adjustments ( XVA, PFE, CIC), EoD portfolio calculations of valuation adjustment, Market Risk simulations (e.g. VaR, Expected Shortfall, Bilateral Margining) all driven by new ECB regulation as well as advanced Risk analysis on the derivative product portfolio of Financial Markets (interest rates, credits, foreign exchange). 


  • Take care of incident management, and root cause analysis in case of unavailability and data quality issues. You communicate directly with users (Traders, Credit/Market Risk Managers) on this from Amsterdam, London, Brussels, New York, and Singapore.
  • Implement and work with the latest tooling with a strong focus on performance, stability, and security.
  • Find opportunities to automate the testing of existing features, performance and security as well as the automation of deployments, monitoring, and more. This is a key responsibility of the Operations Engineers. 
  • IT Risk & security controls need to be put in place and accurately documented, for this you will need to get familiar and keep up to date with the Information Security Management Policy.
  • Continuous deployment and delivery using Ansible, TFS, Gitlab, and Artifactory.

Knowledge and skills requirements

  • A University degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Good communication skills, in English.
  • A customer focus, with the mindset to find and resolve the root causes of incidents to structurally improve the customer experience.
  • IT Operations/Support experience, including functional and technical support to end-users (such as Traders, Risk Managers, Collateral Managers) combined with analytical skills to identify root causes in workflows incidents (data, technical, functional). 
  • Knowledge of Financial Pricing and Risk concepts (such as XVA, PFE, Initial Margining, PnL, VaR, etc) is preferred.
  • Experience or affinity with IT Risk & Security concepts is preferred.
  • Experience with the following technologies: Ansible, TFS, Gitlab, Artifactory, Java, Linux, Apache Ignite, Redhat, Python, Bash. 

Are you interested in this opportunity? Please send an email to or give us a call at +31(0)85 4010197.

Posted on dinsdag 10 december 2019
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