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Python Software Engineer / SRE - Problem Solver

Job Title: Python Software Engineer / SRE - Problem Solver
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/15268/M/KS/091120_1604930228
Contact Name: Support Team
Contact Email: support@client-server.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Python Software Engineer / SRE (Python Linux Automation IaaS). Are you a technologist Software Engineer with strong Python coding skills and a love of problem solving? You could be working on complex trading systems infrastructure and gaining valuable experience in at a global Investment Management company in the City.

As a Python Software Engineer / SRE you will join a team responsible for ensuring the high availability of mission critical services including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Build and Deploy, Research and Trading; supporting globally distributed services across APAC, EMEA and AMER regions.

This is a varied role where you'll partner with traders, external vendors, development and DevOps teams, collaborating, responding to user's requests and identify opportunities to automate repetitive tasks and manual processes. You'll monitor and provide tier 1 and 2 support across all services, rapidly respond to any outages; quickly identify, analyse and correct alerts and issues, diving into the code to make changes or escalate to more senior colleagues ensuring minimal trade flow impact and pro-actively pre-empt outages to ensure a highly available environment.

You'll be joining a hugely talented team in London with 360 views of the City and work closely with counterparts in Paris, Singapore and Montreal. You will learn and develop your technology skills and business knowledge with opportunities to progress your career.

Requirements:
*You have strong Python coding skills
*You have a good knowledge of Linux / UNIX administration (RHEL; CentOS; OEL preferred)
*You're curious and inquisitive, enjoy problem solving and fixing things
*You have experience with Infrastructure automation tools (e.g. Chef, Puppet or Ansible) and an understanding of Infrastructure as a Service
*You have a good working knowledge of networking technologies e.g. TCP/IP, Multicast, tcpdump, clocking (PTP, NTP)
*You're familiar with monitoring infrastructure (e.g. ELK, Prometheus)
*You're degree educated; Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline

As a Python Software Engineer / SRE you will earn a competitive salary (to £80k) plus bonus and benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Python Software Engineer / SRE (Linux Python IaaS) opportunity.