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Network Automation Engineer

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CHANTEL OXFORD

Network Automation Engineer - SRE - DevOps - Python/Perl/Ruby - Greenfield- London

Permanent - Excellent Package

Global Tier 1 financial services are looking for a Network Engineer with experience with coding and software development to join their team in London. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for overseeing the electronic trading environment and ensuring availability through change management, monitoring, and capacity planning in a highly automated system. Responsible for the build, configuration, and on-going hygiene of the network estate, with special emphasis being placed on the automation of the processes/workload in support of the above.

Skills and experience required:

  • Knowledge of more than one specific infrastructure technology
  • Thinks creatively to deliver solutions through continuous improvement
  • Cisco certified to Associate (CCNA) or Professional (CCNP) level
  • Good experience with network security operating systems (Cisco, Arista, CheckPoint, Juniper, Fortinet etc.)
  • Strong TCP/IP, BGP, Multicast experience essential
  • Coding experience - Perl, Python, Ruby, shell
  • Experience with a configuration management tool a plus - Puppet, Ansible, Chef

If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

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  • Analysis of server and network activity
  • Troubleshooting operational issues
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Overview

  • The Dev Ops Engineer will be working within a global dedicated Development team consisting of technical staff – development and providing support to business users and IT teams globally – for a number of Tier-0 (mission critical) Front Office IT Applications.
  • The team has a ‘follow the sun’ model in place effectively operating a single global team. Teams are located in London, Canada, China, Hong Kong and India. Collaboration and coordination with Global Teams is essential for providing support for Global Users.
  • Services include Tier-0 Golden Source Market Data applications utilising Oracle database, Linux, Coherence and various front end UI tools. All systems interact with Front Office and Back office systems as well as the General Ledgers. 3rd party vender like Reuters and Bloomberg are also used within market data services.



Role Purpose

  • Provide daily Technical/Development Support across multiple applications, working closely with other HSBC teams in the UK and overseas to manage and coordinate the delivery of source data as well as technical updates.
  • Ensuring implementations follow best practise design standards in line with business requirements and bank technology standards is crucial whilst conforming to internal and external audit rules
  • Monitor service availability of all supported applications, undertake relevant incident management as well as work towards continual improvement to existing services whilst adhering to tight deadlines.
  • Manage governance and audit related to applications within the Cross Asset IT area.
  • Representation at Project Steering Committee meetings with senior IT and Business Sponsors.


Key Accountabilities

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  • Ensuring change implementations follow best practise design standards in line with business requirements and bank technology standards is crucial.
  • Will require knowledge and understanding of complex infrastructures and server-based applications.


Development

  • Implementation (including Analysis, Design, Coding, Test and Deployment) of application enhancements – as prioritised by the Business/Service stakeholders.


Service Management

  • Provide application and technical support for front and back office Users – which will include an element of out-of-hours on-call support.
  • Act as conduit to external parties, within and outside of HSBC, for support services.
  • Monitor service availability and activity to ensure optimum usage and performance.


Incident Management

  • Crisis call participation and management. Report on service availability – including recording and logging of incidents in a timely manner.
  • Communication to user community and senior stakeholders.


Problem Management

  • Managing the lifecycles of all problems and ensuring that incidents are prevented and to minimise the impact of incidents that cannot be prevented. Performing trend analysis of important services or historical incidents. Working with other Dev Ops engineers to provide permanent solutions – to prevent recurrence of incidents.


Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in working in large, fast-paced environments.
  • Experience of supporting mission-critical applications.
  • Proven track record in a development or support role working under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to translate group standards and best practice into practical application locally, proposing creative solutions and driving implementation
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively
  • Proven track record of defining support processes, driving implementation.
  • Experience of development and maintenance of complex, low-latency applications.
  • Experience of working with Oracle Databases.
  • Experience of Unix/Linux scripting language (e.g. Bash, AWK etc.).
  • Fluency in Java (min. v1.7) coding.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to work flexibly.
  • Able to assimilate new knowledge quickly and adaptable to change.
  • Ability to work in a team on call rota supporting 24/7
  • Analytical skills to assist in the resolution of complex issues that may be time sensitive.
  • Good communication skills, written, verbal and presentational – including communication to end-users and senior Business stakeholders
  • Experience of working with Oracle Coherence
  • Experience of other programming languages – especially C , C# and JavaScript.
  • Experience of working with messaging technologies – especially Solace.
  • Experience of performance management, communications protocols and a broad range of technologies
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There looking for someone with the below skills -

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  • PowerShell, Bash, Python (4 years)
  • Team City / Octopus
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Opportunity & Team;

The successful candidate would have the opportunity to own and grow a sector within the Change & Transformation space, and have warm accounts from day one. We have a number of clients to be developed - a huge opportunity for someone to grow these into big accounts.

The aim for this person is to build a team around them in one of the areas mentioned below;

The team covers a wide remit;

  • Operations, Organisational change, Process improvement
  • Regulatory, Risk, FinCrime & Compliance Change
  • IT, Systems Change
  • Finance Change
  • Procurement
  • HR Change

Across a number of sectors;

  • Investment Bank
  • Buy-Side, Asset Management
  • Retail Banking
  • Insurance
  • Commerce & Industry

The Person;

We are looking for a Consultant with 2 years Recruitment experience (we are open to industry background) to network across and build relationships within our current client base whist driving business development and winning new clients. You should expect a combination of working on existing roles and winning new business of around a 50/50 split, so we do need someone proactive as well as relationship building focussed.

The team lead & top biller will be on hand to mentor and shape your career as you navigate this market. However, if you can bring any pre-existing relationships, this will only help you to hit the ground running quickly!

You will need a proven track record of building a desk, driving business development and growing existing accounts.

We have a strong benefits / incentive scheme as well as a very competitive commission and salary package. Salary is negotiable depending on experience and success.

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McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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  • Routing and Switching
  • Scripting experience (Shell, Python or PowerShell
  • Understanding and exposure to Cloud based networking (Azure/AWS)
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If you are a money motivated, self driven, personable, confident and career minded individual, then Recruitment could be the perfect choice for you once you've graduated!

We'll be running our Graduate Training academies throughout 2019. If you would like to be considered, please tell us a bit about yourself by following the instructions below.

  1. To proceed to your video interview please go to: https://www.sparkhire.com/job/9c91058a-04e5-482b-87c9-816f380fe564
  2. You will be taken to the landing page specific for the position you applied for.
  3. Follow the instructions provided by Spark Hire to complete your video interview.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are using the Spark Hire App to complete your video you can create and account and complete your video using basic information. However, to ensure your application is as strong as possible, we advise that you also login to your account via a desktop to complete your profile – this can be done by using your LinkedIn Profile or you can upload a CV if you prefer.

What to expect:

  1. You will be asked to record answers to 5 questions. Questions will be along the lines of: What is your greatest/proudest achievement? (try not to use degree as an example) What makes a good recruiter? Talk about a time you have failed- how would you do it differently etc
  2. For each question you have unlimited thinking time, responses are limited to 1 minute and you will have 3 takes to record your answer.
  3. Please be aware that you cannot go back and choose the take you wish to submit. If you have not submitted your answer on take one or two, the remaining take will have to be submitted.

What you will need:

A webcam or the Spark Hire mobile application (available for iOS and Android). If needed, below are links to instructions depending on the device you choose:

  1. Webcam
  2. iOS mobile application
  3. Android mobile application

If you use a computer to do your interview, we recommend...

  1. The most recent version of Adobe Flash: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
  2. A modern web browser, such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome
  3. A strong internet connection

This type of interview gives you the opportunity to truly let your personality shine and stand out from the rest of the candidates.

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I am currently representing a world class investment solutions and retirement expertise organisation based in Tonbridge.

My client is a privately owned, independent company, with the commitment and resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help their clients achieve their financial goals.

They offer their own investment solutions and access to those of others, and deliver services relating to investing. They are currently seeking a Cloud Ops engineer to join the team on a perm basis.

Requirements for this position:

  • Hands on experience of cloud based security technologies across multiple cloud providers Proficient in at least 3 different languages (ideally Ruby, Go, Python)
  • Familiar with Terraform, Ansible & Jenkins/Concourse
  • Excellent knowledge of creating & managing continuous delivery pipelines
  • A responsible engineer who views TDD & software engineering as a ‘craft’
  • A versatile engineer who has exposure of networking, virtualisation & all aspects of security

The client is based in Tonbridge however, will offer occasional work from home & flexible working, my client is looking to pay up to £100,000 that also includes £27,000 package.

If you are interested or would like to know more about the role, please apply for immediate consideration.

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Permanent, Excellent package offered!

Global Financial services client is looking for a Lead Architect to join their team on a permanent basis.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design scalable, secure and resilient solutions utilizing standard enterprise-grade infrastructure solutions.
  • Design scalable, secure and resilient solutions utilizing cloud technologies (private/hybrid/public).
  • Deep knowledge of container based systems such as docker, kubernetes and cloud foundry
  • Strong expertise of building CI/CD pipelines and processes
  • Ability to create clear, concise proposals for solutions and brokering agreement across multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience of automating processes and procedures end-to-end.

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience in an enterprise environment including an understanding of traditional processes and procedures and how you may impact a digital transformation
  • Understanding of modern development and associated tooling, integration, technology, patterns and practices to design, build and continuously improve an automated end-to-end factory for software delivery, through the route-to-live and into production.
  • Experience of CI/D pipelines, modern deployment and release methodologies including automated configuration and provisioning at scale.

If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Recruitment Consultant - Change & Transformation

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£28000 - £35000 per annum Commission

We are currently looking for a Change & Transformation Recruitment Consultant, to join a team who is on target for a record breaking 2018!

Opportunity & Team;

The successful candidate would have the opportunity to own and grow a sector within the Change & Transformation space, and have warm accounts from day one. We have a number of clients to be developed - a huge opportunity for someone to grow these into big accounts.

The aim for this person is to build a team around them in one of the areas mentioned below;

The team covers a wide remit;

  • Operations, Organisational change, Process improvement
  • Regulatory, Risk, FinCrime & Compliance Change
  • IT, Systems Change
  • Finance Change
  • Procurement
  • HR Change

Across a number of sectors;

  • Investment Bank
  • Buy-Side, Asset Management
  • Retail Banking
  • Insurance
  • Commerce & Industry

The Person;

We are looking for a Consultant with 2 years Recruitment experience (we are open to industry background) to network across and build relationships within our current client base whist driving business development and winning new clients. You should expect a combination of working on existing roles and winning new business of around a 50/50 split, so we do need someone proactive as well as relationship building focussed.

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Platform Engineer | Infrastructure Engineer

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Role: My Client is currently migrating our hosting environments from dedicated physical servers across to AWS utilising Infrastructure as Code and best practices. We are looking for an experienced Linux SysAdmin and Cloud engineer to join our agile development and devops team.

It is essential you have a good understanding and working knowledge of Terraform and Ansible. This position will be working in an environment where cross skilling is essential, and quality is the responsibility of everyone within the organisation.

ESSENTIAL:

- AWS

- Ansible

- Terraform



The role will include, but not limited to:
? Responsibility for the day to day running and upkeep of the environments.
? Providing the required infrastructure and access to the environments to the dev team and consumers of the software.
? Maintaining quality process documentation to an ISO27001 standard.
? Enforcing security standards within the business, including key and password policy, management and rotation.
? Server hardening procedures and OS / module patch, security best practices and encryption.
? Running regular internal penn tests and collaboration with external testing providers
? Monitoring of all services.
? Maintaining the Linux and Windows Operating Systems
? Ensuring backups, log rotation, retention policies are fully operational.

Skills and experience:

? Proven experience of implementing and maintaining stable and secure environments for SaaS / web application platforms on Cloud using Infrastructure as Code.
? Expert knowledge of Ansible, Git, Linux , Terraform, Bash enc.
? AWS experience with EC2, RDS, ELB, S3, EFS, Route53, Packer, VPC.
? Data security, encryption, standards and best practice. GDPR and ISO 27001 compliance.
? Experience with Docker, Swarm/Kubernetes or similar..
? Networking, Firewalls and VPN configuration.
? Ability to configure and manage monitoring tools, such as Nagios, Cloudwatch etc.
? Log management, rotation, scripting, analysis.
? Previous experience working in Lean/Agile Open Source software development teams.
? Good understanding of agile development processes, including CI, Git, GitLab, code quality and standards, QA and test automation.

Key Attributes

? A self-motivated individual with the ability to multitask
? A well organised, outgoing, positive thinker, with consistent levels of evident enthusiasm
? Has high personal standards and promotes them in others
? Demonstrates a great attention to detail and a methodical approach to work
? Great communication skills with the ability to discuss difficult situations with ease

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Infrastructure Engineer | Scripting | Virtulisation | Cloud

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Senior Infrastructure Engineer | London | Permanent | Immediate


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Principal Infrastructure Engineer

Essential:
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  • 5-10 years Sysadmin, proven experience in in delivery or experienced 3rd line Support
  • 3-5 years of Virtualisation experience (VMware, HyperV, XenServer, Containers, Serverless)
  • Experience of designing infrastructure solutions in a hybrid environment, i.e. traditional data centres and Cloud services (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Infrastructure Automation and configuration management
  • Scripting (JSON, Powershell, Bash, YAML)
  • Experience of working within a DevOps/Agile environment
  • Responsible for the quality outcome in the engineering discipline
  • Considered an expert for their skill
  • Spends a non-trivial amount of time mentoring and coaching Engineers and associate Engineers
  • Responsible for the Community of Practice for their engineering skill
  • Leads and takes responsibility for architecture and process improvement


Desirable:
  • Experience of managing engineering teams of all levels
  • Managing enterprise Storage technology
  • Proven experience of working within a DevOps/Agile environment
  • Experience of managing business critical applications in the cloud




Level of education/attainments

Essential:
  • GCSE Maths & English C or above (or equivalent)


Desirable:
  • Degree or equivalent professional qualifications


McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.