Job title:                Platform Engineer

Contract:               Permanent

Under the leadership of the Chief Technology Officer, Rothesay has launched a multi-year project, Project Quest, to redevelop and modernize the full technology stack, encompassing pricing and analytics, risk management, market data and trade capture and reporting.

Project Quest is now entering a new phase where we are building out an entirely greenfield Cloud infrastructure to support the whole company. This is a chance to join a small tight-knit team where you will have the opportunity to make an impact.
We like simplicity, automation, testing, and reliability. 



  • Be part of the team responsible for the major build-out of functionality on the new platform
  • Participate in BAU support rota (shared across Strats and Technology), providing useful opportunities to interact with colleagues across diverse areas of the business

 Some technologies we use:

  • IaC: Terraform
  • Cloud: AWS, Azure
  • Programming: Python/Rust
  • DB: Postgres/Clickhouse

In general, we are looking for smart, commercial, problem-solving-oriented, “get-things-done” candidates. Finance experience is not required but helps to understand the business constraints we operate under such as regulatory requirements.

Skills & Experience


  • Advanced analytical skills (typically evidenced by a degree in maths, physics, computer science, engineering, etc.)
  • Applied programming skills - Python, Rust, C++ or other major languages
  • Cloud development and architecture experience
  • A team player with excellent communication skills


  • Networking expertise
  • AWS specific knowledge
  • Experience of a cloud migration project
  • Cloud security experience
  • A track record of contributions to an open source project



Rothesay actively promotes diversity and inclusivity. We know that our success depends on our people and that by nurturing a culture that values difference, we create a stronger, more dynamic business. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

Disclaimer This position description is intended to describe the duties most frequently performed by an individual in this position. It is not intended to be a complete list of assigned duties, but to describe a position level.  The role shall be performed within a professional office environment. Rothesay has health and safety polices that are available for all workers upon request.  There are no specific health risks associated with the role.

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