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Platform Engineering Lead

Job Title: Platform Engineering Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Industry:
Salary: £80,000
REF: ASH16190AC_1503001400
Contact Name: Annette Cridland
Contact Email: acridland@ashdowngroup.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

A global City based financial services leader requires a Platform Engineering Team Lead to manage a team within the Networking and Infrastructure & Operations departments; to deliver on required projects for the market data and client connectivity platforms. The primary focus of this role is to ensure that the high frequency, low latency and trading platforms are fit for purpose and operate at maximum efficiency.

To be suitable for this role you will have the following essential experience:

-Expert in low latency systems and have knowledge of relevant network technologies such as ChelslO/Solarflare
-Solid experience of Linux administration (Redhat RHCE desirable)
-Ability to troubleshoot kernel level systems problems
-Ability to interpret raw OS data
-Knowledge of HFT/HPC platforms
-Experience of operating a geographically dispersed medium to large server estate
-Understanding of core networking concepts; TCP/IP, LAN/WAN protocols and datacentre architecture
-Understanding of configuration management systems e.g. Puppet
-Team management experience
-ITIL frameworks
-Computer Science or other related degree

Desirable skills include:
-Experience working in the financial sector
-Experience supporting a 24/7 environment