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Systems Engineer

Salary £40,000
Location London, Aldgate
Job Type Permanent
Size 50-100
Job overview
In this Systems Engineer role, you will be joining a dynamic algorithmic grading business, focused on leveraging automation and sophisticated data to trade in a way impossible for humans! If you want to be a part of this barrier-breaking organisation, apply today!

Looking for Systems Engineer jobs, Operations Engineer roles, or IT opportunities in London? A successful algorithmic trading business, with IT at the core of the company, is on the hunt for a Systems Operations Engineer to join their London team - apply today!

Company profile

In this Engineer job in London, you will be joining a world-renowned tech-based trading platform. Since being founded in 2010, they have experienced phenomenal success by partnering sophisticated data with powerful technology to trade in a way that’s impossible for humans. Technology isn’t a department that supports the business - it is core to their business and sits front and center of what they do. Over the years they have hired a superb leadership team, with experts joining from the likes of Google, Goldman Sachs, and D. E. Shaw. Moving forward, they are keen to grow their team from the ground up, focusing currently on this entry-level SysOps role!

Systems Engineer - Job description

In this Systems Operations Engineer role, you would be joining the core Systems team, responsible for the smooth running of the company infrastructure. You can expect an incredibly varied position as the company grows, focused on wide-ranging responsibilities, from automation and infrastructure support to designing systems from scratch and gaining invaluable exposure to a wide range of Linux-based systems. You will have the unique opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and the chance to contribute to major engineering decisions.

Systems Engineer - Key responsibilities

In this Systems Engineer job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintenance and deployment of Linux desktops and servers
  • Streamlining support through automation and process improvements, in order for the business to be able to operate efficiently at scale
  • Administration of network infrastructure
  • Handling a variety of projects including building virtual machine clusters using open-source technologies
  • Assisting with the development of configuration management
  • Always working to drive best practice standards, and where practical taking preference on open-source solutions

Systems Engineer - Job requirements

  • Educated to degree level, with a minimum 2.1 result in a relevant technical discipline (Computer Science or similar)
  • You will be well versed with Linux, ideally with experience in advanced command-line functions
  • A real eagerness to learn and develop your skills in a startup environment
  • Ideally, experience with configuration management
  • Working knowledge of IP networking is advantageous

Systems Engineer - Benefits of the job

  • A competitive salary range upwards of £40,000, DOE
  • Great offices in the heart of the city, with some of the best views of London
  • A ton of great perks including free breakfast, a music room, games, a library, a ping pong table, and yoga sessions overlooking the London skyline!
  • Generous holiday allowance and various health benefits (medical, dental, and a private GP)
  • Gym membership (plus an on-site gym), subsidised music lessons, and regular social events
  • The team are big believers in learning and working hard to support the professional development of their employees through tailored training, coaching, and tuition

On the hunt for Systems Engineer jobs, Operational Engineering roles or Tech opportunities in London? Interested in working for a world-renowned tech company? If you're a tech-savvy individual that is well-versed in Linux, this Systems Engineer job could be perfect for you - apply now!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability, or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

Joe Goddard
Team Lead & Key Account Manager