Engineer Manager – Risk Systems

Engineer Manager – Risk Systems

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Interim Talent Acquisition Specialist

Sander van den Bogaard


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.


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.


  • Manage a development team with Developers and Subject Matter Experts
  • Own the Energy Trade and Risk Management System
  • Liaise with vendor staff and consultants
  • Setup of financial and physical contracts
  • Setup of Market Data, Credit Risk and Market Risk
  • Physical Commodities logistics for bulk commodities


  • 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 5+ 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


  • 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


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

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

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Compensation and benefits

How our recruitment process works

  • CV Review
  • Asssessment
  • Phone screening
  • Interview
  • Offer

CV Review

We check if your profile meets the job requirements;


Online assessment of 45 minutes;

Phone screening

Phone call and cultural fit check with our recruiters;


In-depth dive into your work history with a team member;


We will make you an offer, take care of your onboarding and welcome you to the STX family.

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