Application Support - FinTech

Quant Capital
London (Greater)
From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Linux Tech Ops Engineer - FInTech

Quant Capital is urgently looking for a Linux Tech Ops Engineer to join our high profile client.

Our client is a well known global financial software business providing to the trading platform market. No experience of finance is needed but much can be gained.

This is an environment of science and intellectuals. The firm is known globally for its attitudes and rigour more importantly, you will be surrounded by smart people deeply interested in teaching what they know, and in learning from you.

The successful Linux Engineer will have demonstrated technical achievement working with Linux systems, relational databases and web technologies; the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and most importantly a commitment to exceptional team work and customer service. The role involves both supporting deployed production systems and participating in the design and development of enhancements.

This position requires close collaboration with their software engineers in an effort to best align technical solutions with the schedules and analytic needs of various strategies.

The Linux Tech Ops Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Running a hosted ASP, a 24/7, mission-critical financial trading and risk management system.
  • Monitoring/troubleshooting large suite of automated processing for market and position data.
  • Monitoring overall system performance and reliability, including application/computation, database and communication layers.
  • Participate in design and development of software and processes to enhance the breadth, quality, performance and reliability of services offered to clients.
  • Collaborate with DBA, Unix Systems Administrators and development teams to further the goals of high quality and reliability of the ASP system
Operations Engineers MUST have:

    At least 2 years’ professional linux systems experienceA bright mind (usually BSc but doesn’t have to be)Python/Perl/Scripting of any kindStrong SQL a MustSome exposure to web servers as well as ideally NagiosStrong Linux administration, especially RedhatFinancial Experience would be a plus.
This role suits a candidate in the not in the banking sector looking for a move. You must be hands on and have excellent experience of networking in a demanding environment. You will also be a techie motivated by technology. In return you will be rewarded seriously financially.

The environment is that of Facebook or Google, relaxed open with time to think and make the right decisions. The atmosphere is calm and relaxed with an open dress code. This is a role for techies, those who are motivated by the sharp end of technology and the possibility of making serious money doing something you are passionate about.

My client is based in London

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