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job summary
  • Company:
    Ashdown Group
  • Salary/Wage:
    80,000.00 - 80,000.00 £  per year
  • Job Status/Type:
    Full Time , Permanent
  • Location:
    City of London
  • Industries:
    Computer/IT Services
  • Occupation:
    Network and Server Administration
  • Education Level:
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Category:
    IT/Software Development
  • Reference Id:
  • Contact:
    Annette Cridland
  • Email:
    Apply by Email
  • Posted:
job description

Platform Engineering Lead - Low Latency, Linux - City, London

Platform Engineering Team Lead - City, London £80,000 basic + Bens

Low Latency Systems and Trading platforms within Financial Services
Linux, Redhat
Team Leader position

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

The salary for this Platform Engineer Team Lead role is £80,000 + generous benefits package.

Please apply stating all relevant technical experience and include reference ASH16190AC1 in the subject line

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.
job description ends
The Ashdown Group place contract and permanent IT, HR, Marketing and Finance professionals. Our aim is to find the very best candidates for the leading UK employers. With over 2200 companies using the Ashdown Group, we will introduce you to the businesses you hope to work with.

Working with the Ashdown Group to secure your next position, you will be looked after by a professional Recruitment Consultant. All employees at the Ashdown Group receive structured training that includes external training from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). The majority of the team are degree qualified, mostly in HR or business related disciplines.