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Platform Engineer Linux - Ultra Low Latency

Job Title: Platform Engineer Linux - Ultra Low Latency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/15157//KS/300420_1588233029
Contact Name: Support Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Platform Engineer / Linux Systems Engineer (Linux RHE CentOS Linux) *Remote Interview*. Algorithmic trading firm is seeking a technologist Platform Engineer to work on complex and interesting systems as part of a global team.

As a Platform Engineer you'll provide solutions across the company's global colocation estate consisting of over three hundred Linux servers across twenty-two sites. In a wide ranging role you'll get involved with BAU activities (monitoring / requests / services / processes) as part of a global team to provide a highly available environment utilising automation, optimisation and continual service improvement practices. It's not all BAU though you'll also be involved with project delivery and collaborate across the business and with third parties to deliver end-to-end solutions with a focus on Ultra Low Latency platform engineering.

You'll be based in modern, open plan offices with all the latest kit and 360 views of the City; driven by technology the company is able to offer a remote interview process and onboarding during the current social distancing measures.

*Advanced knowledge / experience of Linux (RHE / CentOS 6x and 7x preferred) in a large complex environment focussing on operations, systems engineering and systems performance
*Experience with Low latency network interfaces and kernel bypass: Solarflare with onload, Mellanox with VMA
*Server Management and Support: HP, SuperMicro, Dell and Cisco
*Filesystem Management and Support: EXT4, XFS, NFSv3, NFSv4, and NFSv4.x
*System tuning and performance troubleshooting
*Ability to script using Python, Ruby or bash
*Working knowledge of networking technologies such as TCP, UDP, NTP, PTP
*Familiar with configuration management tools such as Chef, Terraform, Puppet, and Ansible
*Advanced analysis, trouble-shooting and problem solving skills
*Collaborative with good communication skills, keen to be part of a diverse global team
*Likely to be degree educated in Computer Science, Engineering or similar

As a Platform Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £130k, dependant on skillset and depth of knowledge) plus significant bonus and benefits package.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Platform Engineer / Linux Systems Engineer (RedHat / CentOS Linux) opportunity.