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Systems Engineer UNIX OOP - Finance

Job Title: Systems Engineer UNIX OOP - Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/10196/B/KS/150617_1497514350
Contact Name: Support Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Systems Engineer / Software Engineer (UNIX Linux OOP Python C / C++ Agile Scalability Latency). Global, technology driven financial services institution is seeking a technologist Systems Reliability Engineer with a broad range of technical knowledge and Object Orientated Programming skills to work on enterprise scale, critical services; ensuring fast, highly available, efficient, scalable systems that can cope with unprecedented increases in load.

As a Systems Engineer you'll be working closely with a development team on production systems with scope from the kernel through to the application; you'll build automation tools for system health, production acceptance tests to validate production changes and will ensure the system is well instrumented and highly fault tolerant. You'll drive capacity planning and performance analysis as well as diving into troubleshooting and resolving any unexpected or potential service problems, including writing the software to prevent the same problem happening again.
You'll be working with an extremely talented team on complex and interesting systems. Stylish City based offices with cutting edge technologies, free staff restaurant, smart / casual dress code and lots of other benefits.


*Strong experience of working with fault tolerant approaches in a large scale distributed environment and high performance systems
*Indepth knowledge of UNIX / Linux
*Experience with scalable, low-latency systems
*Good understanding of Data Structures and Software Architecture
*Able to code with any OO language (Python, C / C++, Java preferred)
*Strong scripting skills
*A passion for performance excellence, robustness and an engineering mind-set
*Strong analysis and problem solving abilities with meticulous attention to detail
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
*Degree educated, Computer Science preferred
*Experience with Splunk is desirable

As a Systems Engineer you can expect to earn a highly competitive salary (to £90k) plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package.

Send your CV or call for an informal discussion about this Systems Engineer opportunity.