Student Infrastructure Engineer

IT | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Job description


WEBB Traders is a fast growing global proprietary trading company and market maker active in electronic trading on leading international financial markets, driven by data and technology. We are entrepreneurial and innovative - embracing teamwork and creativity. Our headquarters is in Amsterdam city centre and is supported by a broader European and Asian presence from where the regional and US markets are traded.

Studying in or around Amsterdam and looking for a part-time job? Join WEBB as a Student Infrastructure Engineer!

As part of the Infrastructure team, you will help us with administering, troubleshooting and the general life-cycle management of all IT equipment used by the company. This includes (Linux) servers in various data-centres across the world, switches, routers, storage devices, (Windows) workstations and everything else required to run our day-to-day business.

By getting your hands dirty, you will learn how to manage, and gain practical experience working with physical networking, server and desktop equipment at a company where success relies heavily on the performance of the IT infrastructure. 

Collaborating with the seniors in the team, you work carefully and diligently to ensure a lean and well-monitored environment.

Want to gain practical experience managing high-performance IT infrastructure? Apply now!

Your work will mainly consist of

  • Learning about the trading domain, our systems, and what is needed from IT perspective to run a competitive trading firm
  • Collaborating closely with the senior members of the team
  • Ordering, installing, upgrading, supporting and troubleshooting all equipment in our IT infrastructure, on premises and in remote data centers
  • Installing and configuring operating systems and tooling on workstations and servers
  • Improving our tools to monitor and manage all components in our infrastructure

We offer

  • The opportunity to work with a highly professional team in a very challenging market
  • Experience at a fast growing and ambitious company
  • Opportunities to work on your personal development, conferences, certifications, and other study facilities
  • Trainings in trading domain knowledge, hardware and software management, and other relevant topics
  • A competitive salary
  • Healthy lunch at the office
  • Fun activities with colleagues on regular basis


Who are you?

  • Studying in or around Amsterdam for a Bachelor or Masters degree in computer science, electrical engineering, infrastructure or related studies
  • Eager, curious and fast learner
  • Deep interest in networking, hardware, OSes (Windows, Linux) and databases (SQL, Mongo, …)
  • Scripting skills (e.g. bash, python)
  • Availability to work at least 4 hours/week during office hours

Application process

  • Apply on our WEBB site.
  • Please share with us your motivation to work with us and why you think you will fit.
  • Have a chat via cam with us (unless you are around and can drop by for a coffee).
  • Come and visit our office in Amsterdam for interviews and a drink.
  • Nail the assessment and personality test.
  • Accept our offer!


By applying to this vacancy and attaching your resume, you hereby give consent to the processing of your personal data that you have provided, and you declare your agreement with storing these data for a period of 6 months, according to the GDPR law and regulations.
After that period, your personal data will be automatically deleted from our databases.
All the personal data collected are used by Webbtraders employees, who require access to this data on account of their position, exclusively for recruitment purposes. The employees who are involved in your application process are bound by confidentiality.

If we wish to retain your personal data for a longer period of time, for example for future job opportunities, we will ask again for your consent to retain your data. You can revoke your consent at any time by contacting us and we will immediately delete any personal information.