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Systems Reliability Engineer


Greater London Permanent Up to £75000 per annum + Standard benefits

Trading Systems Reliability Engineer (C++, Python, Bash, Linux, C#, Windows)

Proprietary Trading House – London City

Competitive Salary +bonus+benefits+package

C++, PYTHON, Bash, Linux, C#, Windows, NumPy, SciPy, R, Octave, DevOps, SRE

Salt are proud to announce the partnership with a very noisy entity within the trading world, who seek urgently a intelligent, ambitious and very technical Trading Systems Reliability Engineer (C++, Python, Bash, Linux, C#, Windows) to join their modern, London based offices, amongst an increasingly successful, driven and fast paced team.

The ideal candidate will be someone of great education, possibly from a Trading background but is not a must, who has a passion for technology within the financial world with a heavy Linux background.

The successful candidate will be apart of some fantastic projects and have some responsibilities in line with:


  • Using the utmost Provision to assess, configure and upgrade, then manage all proprietary and Third-Party trading and back office systems.
  • Manage all business impacting outages and perform root cause analysis to eliminate repeating incidents;
  • Perform performance analysis and continuously optimize the environment in which the trading software is run to ensure performance exceeds business requirements;
  • Eliminate repetitive tasks and improve the success rate of changes through automation;
  • Build instrumentation to continuously improve visibility into the behaviour of my client’s proprietary software;
  • Design, configure and coordinate infrastructure upgrades in exchange co-location sites;
  • Develop capacity planning and infrastructure life cycle strategies to ensure that my client has the appropriate equipment in place wherever it is needed;
  • To comply with all applicable Compliance policies, procedures, laws and regulations.

This outstanding opportunity for a Trading Systems Reliability Engineer (C++, Python, Bash, Linux, C#, Windows) to join the company will open a world of exposure in Trading, Finance and Unique working environment along with colleagues of the highest calibre.

As the model candidate you will need to demonstrate the following attributes to qualify for the opportunity:


  • A total of 7 or more years’ experience in software development, systems administration and/or network engineering. Experience across more than one of these areas is a strong plus;
  • 3+ years programming with Python, and Bash for a Linux environment;
  • Experience with C# applications in a Windows environment is a plus;
  • Experience with building instrumentation for proprietary software;
  • Strong data analysis skills using common tool sets (NumPy, SciPy, R, Octave);
  • Experience working within a DevOps or SRE environment a strong plus;
  • Solid troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills;
  • Demonstrable experience implementing a system from project initiation through production handover;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Experience collaborating in cross-continental teams is a strong plus;
  • A proven history of continuous technical growth throughout career; &
  • Experience working in the trading industry is a plus, but not required.

Please do not hesitate to apply as you will miss out on this fantastic opportunity, so please contact me via 0203 727 7712 or Lbell-Bent@welovesalt.com

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Salary: Up to £75000 per annum + Standard benefits

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