The Role 

We’re looking for an experienced engineer to join our highly skilled team and build the back-end of our award-winning MSX® data analytics platform. The role will provide the opportunity to work directly with our customers – traders, salespeople and technologists at leading investment banks. The ideal candidate is a hands-on engineer who cares passionately about the quality of their work and the satisfaction of the end user. We are looking for someone who can work well within a team, is able to articulate problems, and can use their own initiative to identify and implement solutions. This role is part of a broader recruitment effort to scale the organization to meet market opportunity. This role offers a unique opportunity to join a successful start-up and to share in our future growth as we embark on the next step of our incredible, industry-enabling journey.

Key Responsibilities

• Work with technology and data science teams to drive complex application requirements from conceptualisation to production
• Write tests, API and deployment and production support documentation
• Define and implement the process for software build and deployment
• Define and implement our cloud-hosted model. Including deployment, support and security


Skills and Experience 

REQUIRED
•  4+ years of hands-on Java development experience
•  Experience with monitoring, automation, alerting, deploying distributed systems, virtualization, configuration management, continuous integration, database administration
•  Strong Bash scripting skills
•  Hands on experience with Jenkins, Docker
•  Comprehension of application architecture
•  Experience deploying and managing Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, HDFS clusters
•  Understanding of networking, security and cloud based infrastructure


DESIRABLE
•  Python scripting
•  Dev-Ops: Chef, Puppet, Ansible, ELK Stack etc.
•  Experience working with big data sets (preferably financial data)

 

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