Senior Systems Engineer -LINUX

London - London

£65,000 - £68,000   Benefits

Senior Systems Engineer/SRE - Python, SQL and Linux - Leading edge technology and seamless trading solutions for the largest exchanges globally!

Are you an experienced Systems Engineer / Site Reliability Engineer who likes to solve tough problems and has a desire to explore and leverage new technologies?

Then I have an excellent opportunity to join one of the largest exchanges in the world with a mission to disrupt the status quo with a relentless focus on product innovation that transforms new ideas into tradable realities.

A company that is defining markets to benefit all participants. Unique among global exchange operators in their ability to drive the global marketplace forward through product innovation, leading edge technology and seamless trading solutions.

As an experienced Site Reliability Engineer / Systems Engineer you will support my clients European Equities and Derivatives platforms. The DevOps team sits at the interface between software engineering, system administration and network engineering, helping to continually improve system reliability, testability, recoverability, fault tolerance, throughput, and latency.

To succeed in this role, you would like to solve tough problems and have a relentless desire to explore and leverage new technologies to improve the smooth running my clients state of the art trading platforms running on on-premises hardware.


  • Design and build solutions to help improve the smooth running of Europe's trading platforms
  • Complete special projects, such as new trading platforms & business products, and technology migrations
  • Support on call rotation and occasional Saturday weekend testing (with compensatory time in lieu)
  • Provide operational support for system configuration
  • Monitor production, disaster recovery, and certification trading platforms
  • Leverage a depth of understanding across multiple disciplines to come up with operationally effective solutions.

Skills Required:

  • Advanced experience as a System administrator, Software Developer, or in a Technical Operations Support role
  • High level of proficiency in Python, SQL and Linux shell scripting
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well in an agile environment
  • Ability to read and evaluate C++ (desired)
  • Network Administration experience (desired)
  • Exposure to Salt configuration management (or similar) (desired)
  • Familiarity with PostgreSQL and replication (desired)

This is an amazing opportunity to work with the largest exchange in the world!

With a unique culture associates come to work inspired, knowing they can be part of the next market-defining breakthrough, whether they are writing code for the next technology release, paving the way for a new product launch, or advocating for a market reform. embracing a collaborative, team spirit. Everyone has something to contribute, with a focus on celebrating defining moments.

Systems Engineer/SRE - Python, SQL and Linux Leading edge technology and seamless trading solutions for the largest exchanges globally!

Linux -Python

Updated: Mon Nov 08 2021 11:37:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)