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Ioana Sitea


Graduate Software Developer at Flow Traders

Graduate Software Developer

Do you want to work in an environment where your ideas make a difference? Join Flow Traders for our best Graduate Software Development Program yet starting September 2021, at our headquarters in Amsterdam.

We are at the intersection of finance, cutting-edge technology and scientific research. To achieve this, our team of software developers works in partnership with experienced traders to identify and execute tomorrow's strategies. To remain competitive, we are always looking for creative, skilled and ambitious people to join us, people like you. With us, you will make a visible contribution to the further improvement of our technology environment.

What you will do

As a successful applicant to this program, you will join our development teams for one year to work on various projects. One of the goals is to improve our proprietary trading platform that enables Flow Traders to trade on exchanges worldwide. The projects cover multiple areas of our technology landscape. You will work in sprints and participate in stand-up meetings; at the same time, you will work together with your fellow graduate software engineers, and experience working with different Flow Traders development teams. After you have completed a project, you will present your results to the management group, led by the Global Head of Technology.

Throughout the program, you will receive continuous support from your dedicated mentor, not only in the field of technology, but also in the area of personal development.

The program starts on September 1st, 2021. A strong motivation letter increases your chances of being selected!


As a Graduate Software Developer, you will begin your career at Flow with an extensive one year training program at our Amsterdam HQ. To start, you will learn everything you need to know about our core business, the different departments at Flow Traders and how technology plays a key role in improving our proprietary trading platform. The core of the program will involve collaborating with our development teams and your fellow graduate developers on various projects, which cover multiple areas of our technology landscape. This will include participating in stand-up meetings and software sprints and getting continuous support from dedicated mentors for both professional and personal development. At the conclusion of the program, you will present a final project to the Heads of Product Development and our management team, including the Chief Technology Officer.

What you need to succeed

  • University degree in Computer Science or similar, received in 2020 or 2021
  • Knowledge of C++ or Java is required
  • Basic knowledge of Linux and Git is required
  • An interest in the finance industry, preferably trading
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to take ownership and work in teams
  • Any experience in software development in the financial industry is considered an advantage
  • Based in Europe at the time of the recruitment process

What we offer

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary bonus and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:

  • Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
  • Our own company boat
  • In-house gym and sessions with our nutritionist or personal trainer
  • In-house Bar and Lounge with an arcade, table tennis, billiards table and game consoles
  • Daily catered lunch, amazing coffee and a fully stocked kitchen and snack bar
  • Weekly chair massages
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year, such as the - - Year End Party that exceeds expectations
  • Global rotations between our offices worldwide
  • and more!

Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed the sole property of Flow Traders, and no placement fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.

Apply here apply now or contact the recruiter Ioana Sitea