Sep 10, 2021

DevOps Engineer - Integration and Support

  • AxeTrading
  • London, UK
Full time QA-Quality Control Software Development Software Engineering Trading Systems

Job Description

We're looking for a SuppOps / DevOps Engineer to join our growing Support & Integration team. This is a unique opportunity to bring your ideas and expertise to a fast-growing B2B FinTech company. 

 

The Support Team DevOps (SuppOps) Engineer is a newly created position where the top priority is to deliver high-value tooling in short periods of time through cross-team collaboration. As a result, the SuppOps Engineer needs specific interpersonal and technical skills in order to be successful. In other words, it requires a mix of “soft” and “hard” skills.

 

This role focuses on conducting investigations and analysis to come up with solutions to business problems and help to introduce efficiencies in the delivery of AxeTrader, our e-trading platform, to new customers or new features of it to existing ones, while remotely working in close contact with our production team based in Germany to effectively deliver customer projects.

 

YOUR ROLE

 

 As a "SuppOps" Engineer, you will...

  • determine relevant steps toward deployment and optimisations, and determine if there are QA activities, tools and frameworks that can be reused for other tasks within Support and Integration, such as reproducing production issues, working with specific test environments and accessing platforms that are used by QA.
  • own and operate the fundamental tools and environments that the entire Support and Integration team uses,  including customer-facing capabilities.
  • feel comfortable supporting both internal and external clients, as well as troubleshoot issues when they arise.
  • monitor the hosted products in real time.
  • help resolve problems either through online support or technical troubleshooting.
  • ensure everything plays nicely together during pre- and post-production stages. All the tools will serve a purpose in the delivery pipeline so knowing how and when each contributes, as well as which dependencies to consider, will be key to a flawless delivery chain.
  • understand how to use an assortment of complex tools that work together to support software delivery objectives and improve current processes to ensure greatest efficiency of resource utilisation.
  • get meaningful alerts when something is wrong or unavailable.
  • know how to ensure production systems’ uptime and availability.
  • understand the customer needs and how they relate to  development processes and deployment planning.

 

YOUR PROFILE

 

To be successful in the role, you have extensive experience in/with... 

  • Version control
  • Continuous Integration servers
  • Configuration management
  • Deployment automation
  • Infrastructure Orchestration
  • Monitoring and analytics
  • Testing and Cloud Quality tools
  • Network protocols
  • Specific experience with: 
    • Automation tools; such as Terraform, Cloudformation, Packer, Puppet, Ansible or Jenkins
    • Languages; such as Bash, Python, Java, C/C++ or Node.js
    • AWS tooling; such as EC2, RDS, IAM, SQS, SNS, Lambda, Elasticache, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, S3, Cloudwatch or Cloudtrail
    • Containers; such as Docker
    • Kubernetes

 

In terms of skills and personal traits, you are a...

  • team player: with your positive, constructive personality you contribute towards building high-performing teams
  • curious person: with a high level of problem-solving capability
  • self-starter: you are self-motivated and -organising, you don't shy away from taking on new challenges
  • good communicator: you are the interface between stakeholders across our business
  • multi-tasker: you can juggle multiple activities in parallel successfully
  • creative problem-solver: you think outside of the box and you have an analytical mind with an eye for detail
  • system-thinker: you look around yourself, identify improvement opportunities and gather support to act
  • results-oriented and motivated to deliver excellent services
  • fluent English speaker and writer; fluency in German would be a plus

 

WAITING FOR YOU

 

Become part of a fast-growing business that drives electronification of Fixed Income markets

  • Join an energetic, entrepreneurial environment that allows you to thrive and work without the constraints of working for a large corporation
  • Operate in a flat hierarchy with direct access to decision-makers, colleagues from 19 countries and customers on 5 continents
  • Work flexibly in an open-space office or from home with active breaks, socials and much more

 

ABOUT AXETRADING

 

THE CUTTING EDGE OF FIXED INCOME TRADING TECHNOLOGY

 

We are a global fixed income trading software company that delivers unique market making, price making and order execution with our AxeTrader software. AxeTrading is uniquely positioned to empower banks, buy-side firms, agency brokers and exchanges to maximize their fixed income trading strategies successfully with aggregated liquidity, multiple pricing feeds, powerful client servicing and execution capability across voice and electronic trading. AxeTrader provides traders with access to market aggregation, enhanced data and trading workflows in a single desktop enabling more efficient and transparent trading. It interacts seamlessly across execution venues and data sources to deliver the STP processing, reporting and audit workflows required to comply with the expanding regulatory environment.

 

AxeTrading was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in London with a technology innovation centre in Germany and sales offices in Sydney and Singapore. 

 

Passion cannot be programmed. But we use it in our software development.


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