Infrastructure Engineer

  • £60,000-£70,000 per annum depending on experience
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Mandara
  • 04 Oct 18

Mandara’s Technology team is dedicated to providing outstanding technology solutions to the trading business. Most of our software is developed in-house, driving further business growth. This is a unique opportunity to fast-track your career and work in a rapidly expanding company with a meritocratic, start-up culture. Personal integrity and the unrelenting pursuit of excellence are central to everything we do.

The key to success in this role is:

  • Passion for technological operations and providing robust quality service
  • A focused self-improver who is both driven and innovative
  • Desire to achieve excellence

Performance Objectives:

  • Challenge and continuously improve the capability and reliability of cutting edge trading systems
  • Directly shape business functioning by researching and applying latest technologies to design, implement and support innovative infrastructure solutions
  • Total responsibility for managing operational uptime, stability and performance of the companywide infrastructure

Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • CCNA level or equivalent knowledge. Must be able to work and configure Switch stacks, VLANs, static and dynamic routing, setup VPNs (site and user), ACLs, multicast traffic
  • AD site management, DNS (forward and reverse lookup zones), DHCP, GPOs. Familiar with FSMO roles, domain controller setup/configuration.
  • Install, maintain domain controllers, new sites, troubleshoot replication issues, and manage DNS, DHCP experience managing firewalls (Cisco ASA and Watchguard)
  • VMware ESXi and Vcenter administration. Experience with HA clusters, vSwitches, VM backups and restores (Veeam), shared storage.
  • Storage systems administration experience (Netapp ONTAP and/or EMC) and must be able to configure and work with aggregates, volumes, LUNs, FibreChannel, Iscsi, VMware data stores  (VMFS)


  • Linux Centos / RedHat system administration experience. Ability to work with SSH, Apache, Tomcat, NFS Windows (Server 2012 R2) multi-site domain system administration experience
  • Database Administration of SQL server 2014/2016 including Availability Groups(routing, replication, monitoring, restores)
  • Experience with VOIP telephony systems (Cisco Call Manager, Avaya or similar). Familiar with SIP trunks, dial plans, configuring new extensions, phones
  • Exposure to multi-site Infrastructure/Domain and Data Centre operations and hardware – Access, Cross connects, HP Blade enclosure + Blades, Brocade Fibre Channel SAN
  • Understanding of financial markets, systems and instruments
  • Messaging/reactive system experience, Linux and Windows knowledge


  • 3rd Party Monitoring experience (e.g. Solarwinds NPM, Nagios XL, Redgate SQL monitoring, PRTG)
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, VPC, AWS Direct Connect, S3
  • Experience of Licence management in particular Microsoft Open Volume licensing and MPSA
  • Experience of 3rd Party vendor management and contract negotiations