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Senior Platform Engineer / SRE - Linux

Job Title: Senior Platform Engineer / SRE - Linux
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/13004/D/KS/080419_1554720962
Contact Name: Support Team
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Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Senior Platform Engineer / SRE / DevOps (Linux Python Docker Kubernetes CI/CD). FTSE 250 trading firm is seeking a technologist Platform Engineer to join the team responsible for building performance and reliability into the core trading platform; enabling development teams to deliver a high performance software that is reliable, low latency and high throughput.

As a Senior Platform Engineer you'll work closely with development teams prior to services going live; engaging in system design consulting; development of libraries / services, introducing standardisation; capacity planning and launch reviews. Once systems are live you will ensure they have the monitoring and alerting tools required and that they are scalable via automation.

This Senior Platform Engineer / SRE position is a key role in which you will work between systems reliability and systems development within a collaborative team environment that encourages knowledge sharing and the pursuit of continuous improvement. Stylish City based offices with a good work / life balance.

*Ability to design and implement highly available and distributed systems
*Experience with System monitoring and instrumentation (e.g. Nagios, Influx, Prometheus)
*Good scripting skills (e.g. Python, Ruby, Go, bash)
*Good understanding on containers and orchestrators (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift)
*Understanding of core networking concepts, including TCP/IP, LAN/WAN protocols and datacentre architectures
*Analytical mindset with strong logic and problem solving skills
*Collaborative team member with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

As a Senior Platform Engineer / SRE / DevOps you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £80k) plus bonus and benefits.

Apply now or call for a confidential discussion about this Senior Platform Engineer / SRE / DevOps opportunity.