Systems Engineer

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CHANTEL OXFORD

Systems Engineer - Kubernetes on Docker - Envoy - Linux/Windows - Automation (Powershell, Python, Bash) - Networks - Low Latency - Financial Services

Contract, up to £750/day (Inside IR35)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Systems Engineer to join a global financial services client in London.

ETPA Systems Engineer combines traditional systems admin skills along with advanced application support, automation, and troubleshooting skills to enable rapid resolution of critical issues with CME Group’s electronic trading systems amongst many Clearing Applications.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for building and running large-scale, massively distributed, fault tolerant, and latency sensitive applications that provide our customers with extremely fast access to our markets. This individual will work on systems that must achieve a unique blend of ultra-low latency performance, the capacity to seamlessly facilitate the busiest trading days during times of turmoil or surprises in the world economy, and rock-solid reliability and integrity, all while undergoing rapid release cycles. It’s a very critical and exciting role where every day is different, challenging, and rewarding.

Skills and experience required:

  • Bare metal Kubernetes on Docker administration
  • Istio experience
  • Envoy experience
  • Linux scripting, and application troubleshooting
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong automation scripting skills (Powershell, Python, Bash, etc)
  • Solid understanding of Windows operating systems
  • Traditional networking, particularly the ability to troubleshoot issues that involve the network, interpret packet captures, and diagnose connectivity issues. Multicast experience is a plus
  • Container and service mesh networking and troubleshooting
  • Configuration management and change management experience

Desirable:

  • Experience in technical support.
  • .Net/C#, Redis, Tibco FTL, Kafka, Docker, Jenkins, and Chef.
  • AWS or relative cloud experience.
  • Working experience in a Financial industry is desirable.

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

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

 

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