Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer - Trading Infrastructure

Europe, United Kingdom, London, Switzerland, Zug
Job ID: 2126

Job Description

[c. £120-180k Comp Package | Hybrid Working - must be able to fly to Zug, Switzerland 'periodically']

Our client, a leading systematic trading firm, is seeking a highly skilled Senior Trading Infrastructure Engineer to manage and maintain their cloud-based trading infrastructure and build tools to enable and accelerate research. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in software development tools, production management, and cloud tooling within a systematic trading environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented engineer to make a significant impact on the firm's trading operations and contribute to the ongoing success of the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the firm's production trading infrastructure, including automation of realtime and batch jobs
  • Support the development team with ad-hoc and industry standard development and testing tools
  • Drive the ongoing scaling, reliability, and resiliency of the infrastructure and processes
  • Ensure the security of all systems
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any technical issues that arise, such as server downtime, network connectivity problems, and software errors
  • Monitor system performance and proactively identify and address bottlenecks or other issues that could impact trading operations
  • Collaborate with quantitative researchers, traders, developers, and other stakeholders to understand their needs and ensure the trading infrastructure meets their requirements

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in a related senior trading infrastructure engineer role
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Extensive experience with AWS
  • Experience with software development tools, production management, and cloud tooling in a systematic trading environment
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

Please note: We are also seeking candidates for a junior role with similar requirements, including location, but requiring only 2+ years of experience...

For more information, please contact Paddy Leonard!


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