• Technical Leadership - Trading Systems Infrastructure & Operations
  • Tech: Python, Linux, Networks, DevOps, Automation, Agile
  • Exceptional company culture and benefits, Dynamic, Creative, Innovative Firm

Company
Our client is a leading financial organisation that uses technology to its trading advantage in the financial markets. They operate across a range of markets globally through a range of products – from derivatives through to physicals. They offer an exceptionally unique employment arrangements and have attracted some of the best technologists from other leading trading firms. 

Team
This IT Operations team brings together an elite group of technologists working with lean, low latency trading systems (Python, Linux, Networks, DevOps – CI/CD). The team is responsible for keeping abreast of latest technological innovations and bringing them to bear in a highly automated environment with a view to maintaining high availability and performance of complex trading platforms and related systems.

Role
This is a “hands-on” Technical Lead position that will require you to have solid Python skills (from an Ops perspective), deep Linux along with Networks and DevOps (CI/CD) tools & practices knowledge.
This will see you draw on your breath of experience across all technology platforms, infrastructure and operational readiness. You will give technical guidance and direction to the team as well as being the final point of escalation for complex issues. This is a highly supportive environment where you will be empowered to make decisions, evolve systems and adopt new technologies without any red tape.

Requirements:

  • Technical Leadership experience of Tech Ops / Infra teams.
  • Solid Python coding skills for Automation (you will be tested)
  • Advanced Linux Engineering skills & modern x64 based server hardware
  • Advanced network troubleshooting skills (TCP, Multicast, DNS, DHCP et.)
  • DevOps tools, containerization, practices: Puppet, Docker, SaltStack, Chef etc.
  • Pro-active “hands-on” / “lead by example” approach to leadership
  • An understanding of interconnected systems: Networks, Databases, Servers, Software
  • Experience with IT Ops / Infra – Performance, Scalability, HA, Low-Latency
  • Experience with financial services or better still trading systems (ideal)
  • Strong / Polished Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • An industry relevant degree or diploma.

 

This role would be suited for people coming from a Head of IT Ops, Technical Lead – Infrastructure, Lead Server Engineer, IT Ops Management, Lead Trading Systems Engineer background.

 

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