Linux System Automation Engineer - Financial Services - City of London - Up to £85k - London

Up to £85k - Systems Admin/Engineering
Ref: 1541 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Oct 2021
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Linux System Automation Engineer - Financial Services - City of London - Up to £85k

Key Skills: Linux, Unix, RHEL, CentOS, Low latency, High performance, Server, Storage, Networking, DevOps, Engineering, Automation, Python, Ruby, Bash, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, Solarflare, Mellanox, DPDK, Financial Services

An exciting opportunity has arisen with my client, a financial services trading firm based in the City, for a Linux System Automation Engineer to join their team. This will be a varied role, involving the design, support, and development of electronic broking systems and low latency trading applications. You will be involved with current and next-gen technologies and project delivery, working alongside the infrastructure and application development teams. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in a senior engineering role, with a focus on automation/DevOps, and be highly motivated and passionate about technology. You will be based in the London office, liaising with the offices across EMEA, APAC and AMAR. 

Essential skills

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role with a DevOps focus, and engineering, integration, and automation experience
  • In-depth knowledge and strong experience automating systems with Ansible 
  • Strong demonstrable experience with Linux from within an enterprise environment (RHEL, CentOS) 
  • Strong scripting skills (Ruby/Python/Bash
  • Filesystem management and kernel tuning experience 
  • CI/CD Pipelines and experience using Hashicorp vault and nexus
  • Experience with Prometheus, Grofana and Loki
  • Advanced performance troubleshooting, system tuning and analysis skills

Desirable skills

  • Financial services background highly desirable
  • Experience with Solarflare
  • Experience with Satellite and Foreman
  • Experience with Puppet
  • Postgresql experience 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading reputable financial services firm, working with exciting technologies at the senior level. If you believe you have the right skillset and attributes for this role, then please apply today!

*****Please note: We can only accept applications from UK-based candidates for this role. This role does not offer visa sponsorship.***** 

Key Skills: Linux, Unix, RHEL, CentOS, Low latency, High performance, Server, Storage, Networking, DevOps, Engineering, Automation, Python, Ruby, Bash, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, Solarflare, Mellanox, DPDK, Financial Services

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