DevOps Engineer - Trading Systems

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

DevOps Engineer - Trading Platform

This is a brilliant opportunity for a broad-minded technologists with diverse backgrounds including software development, network engineering and systems administration to focus on continuously improving the end-to-end resiliency and supportability of their trading systems.

Role Specifications:
Provision, configure, upgrade and manage all proprietary and Third-Party trading and back office systems;

  • Manage all business impacting outages and perform root cause analysis to eliminate repeating incidents;
  • Perform performance analysis and continuously optimize the environment in which our trading software is run to ensure performance exceeds business requirements;
  • Eliminate repetitive tasks and improve the success rate of changes through automation;
  • Design, configure and coordinate infrastructure upgrades in exchange colocation sites;
  • Our London team provides support throughout the European and North American trading sessions. On-call responsibilities rotate through the team throughout the day.

You will have:

  • A total of 7 or more years' experience in software development, systems administration and/or network engineering.

Experience across more than one of these areas is a strong plus;

  • 3+ years programming with C++, Python, and/or Bash for a Linux environment;
  • Experience with C# applications in a Windows environment is a plus;
  • Experience with building instrumentation for proprietary software;
  • Strong data analysis skills using common toolsets (NumPy, SciPy, R, Octave);
  • Experience working within a DevOps or SRE environment a strong plus;
  • Solid troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills;
  • Demonstrable experience implementing a system from project initiation through production handover;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Experience collaborating in cross-continental teams is a strong plus;
  • A proven history of continuous technical growth throughout career;
  • Experience working in the trading industry is a plus, but not required.

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