• Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • GQR
  • 2018-11-13

Lead Infrastructure Engineer

  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Full time

Our client is one of Australia's leading proprietary trading firms competing on the global stage across multiple exchanges. Their industry leading in-house technology is what seperates them from the competition. We are looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to help rebuild and drive their ITO DevOps stack which supports their day to day trading operations.

Responsibilities: 

  • Hands on technical leadership, team lead and mentoring for a small team of highly technical systems and network engineers

  • Manage and contribute to support of our clients trading platforms during the 12 hour Sydney trading window.

  • Change/Incident/Problem management of trading applications

  • The design, testing, and implementation of automated processes to improve the deployment, monitoring and operation of trading systems

  • Specification and evaluation of new hardware platforms for trading desks

  • Technical troubleshooting and problem diagnosis

  • Ownership of technical problems until final resolution

  • Effective communication of scheduled maintenance activities and unexpected outages.

Requirements: 

  • BSc degree in any engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role, financial sector is a distinct advantage
  • Experience with DevOps tooling: containers, automation, monitoring tools etc. 
  • Advanced Linux operating systems skills required
  • Expertise in network troubleshooting. TCP, Multicast, DNS, DHCP, etc. 
  • Experience with programming for automation (Linux shell script and Python preferred)
  • Experience operating systems in AWS or other cloud platforms