Senior Platform Engineer - Financial Data - Remote

London - London

£70,000 - £110,000   generous benefits and shares

Senior Platform Engineer - Financial Data - Remote

I am currently headhunting an engineer who is well versed in the capabilities of a Platform Engineer both ensuring reliability and scalability while ensuring the speed and automated nature of their SDLC to ensure testing throughout as well as deployment of code.

The company is unlocking the power of financial data through aggregation, AI, increased trust protocols and using it to help advertise product in a more targeted fashion to consumers. This will help with everything from product changes to saving people money.

Role Responsibilities

  • Challenge the current infrastructure and improve it continuously.
  • Prepare our platform for mass adoption and scale.
  • Explore cutting-edge server, deployment and hosting technologies.
  • Design solutions for unique problems involving big data in collaboration with data scientists
  • Contribute towards delivering the most secure platform in finance technology.

Essential Skills

  • You'll have a firm grasp of programming and/or scripting languages (e.g. Go, PHP, Python)
  • A strong familiarity with CI\CD methodologies, chat-ops etc
  • Experienced in Systems Engineering and Troubleshooting with both Public Cloud and Linux
  • The confidence to challenge our tech and work with us to provide better solutions

Nice to have

  • Knowledge from designing and delivering secure, fail-safe systems and architecture
  • Strong server-side experience, especially with Linux, Nginx and scripting languages
  • Cloud hosting experience, including Google Cloud
  • Microservices experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Background as a software developer


  • Stock options and the opportunity to invest in what we are building and developing, and to get to share in our future successes.
  • All employees have an annual £500 pot available to use towards their learning and development and they have a £50 monthly flexible wellbeing allowance which can be used towards your own wellness.
  • Opportunity to take a break for 2 days from live projects and work on something that's inspired you, either independently or as part of a collaborative team.
  • As a trusted member of the team, you'll have the freedom and flexibility to manage your time and routine in a way that suits you, and your team, allowing you to deliver your best work.
  • 25 days holiday, plus the usual bank holidays, plus additional time off over the holiday season.
  • Set up to work effectively and comfortably, you'll get to choose your own kit, including any additional equipment you might need to work from home.
  • Big quarterly events (we throw an epic summer party), regular team socials & monthly company breakfasts. To change with the times we also have had virtual social scene with quiz nights, virtual cocktail making, book clubs, and online workouts.
  • Members of the cycle to work scheme. We also have season ticket loans available.
  • Matching pension contributions up to 5%.

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Updated: Thu Jul 29 2021 13:56:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)