This Award-Winning Technology team designs and builds their own cutting-edge systems, from high-performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. The company is going through an exciting period of growth and transforming the way we run and build platforms by employing containerisation in their stack with Docker and orchestrating with Kubernetes.
To drive this transformation, we are looking for a highly skilled expert engineer to join the team to innovate, design, develop and manage solutions that will transform the development process and significantly improve production. The position is new and hence offers the chance to really make a mark in the team, and the whole firm.
Developing applications to build and extend our platforms
Owning the design, build, monitoring and expansion of the platform to help deliver a fully featured and secure platform on top of which the business can deploy any application including trading and research-critical components
Working closely with senior management, stakeholders, and other development teams to help define standards, best practices and aide migration and on-boarding of microservices onto the platform
Enhancing and orchestrating the process of deployment to Kubernetes
Evangelising Kubernetes as a platform, encouraging and facilitating the migration strategy
Evangelising and drive the adoption Container technologies
Evangelising and drive the adoption of various Cloud-Native technologies
Help maintain and develop the Linux server estate through automation
Create, implement and maintain global standards across the environment
Participate in idea creation of new technologies and improvements to existing infrastructure.
Evangelise the “Infrastructure as Code” mindset and methodology. Automation is king.
Strong automation and scripting skills (Python, bash, etc.)
Experience with orchestration and Kubernetes (design, implementation, internals)
Experience with Containers and Docker
Experience with the Cloud Native Ecosystem
Linux management and admin skills, with experience on RHEL in an enterprise environment
Excellent troubleshooting and fault-finding skills
Knowledge of system management tools, such as Cobbler, Foreman, Red Hat Satellite or equivalent
Knowledge of configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
Experience or exposure to implementing distributed systems such as Hadoop / Spark / Kafka / Flink / Ignite would be highly desirable.
Compensation £200k-£250k per annum. (£600k-£750k over 3 years)
£10,000 PA pension
Private Family Healthcare, and Insurance
2-day WFH, 25 days holiday & 20 days sick pay
Free daily cooked breakfast and lunch
Free coffee shop and bakery
Free onsite gym with free personal training sessions
Ability to invest in the firm.