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Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer
Westbury Partners
2 months ago

About the Company

  • Our client is a successful, global trading firm operating in markets across Asia, Europe, and North America, offering excellent technology solutions along with access to the best pricing providers available in the market. The firm offers the ability to trade Forex, CFD, Commodities either manually or automated.
  • They are about to initiate a series of technology project initiatives and require several, senior technologists across multiple tech verticals to drive these projects to fruition.


As the Senior Systems Engineer you will take ownership of the organisation’s AWS infrastructure, designing, implementing, and managing complex AWS environments thereby supporting business-critical applications and services. A key element of this role is to assess the current environment and then generate a plan and roadmap to improve the stability, reliability and performance of the firm’s hosted, business-critical applications and services.

There is a clear career path to ‘Tech Lead’ in the short to mid-term, and a longer term path to a ‘Head of’ position for the motivated, capable and ambitious engineers out there.


  • 5 – 8yrs Systems Administration/Engineering experience, AWS Infrastructure.
  • Experience with Active Directory, Single Sign-On (SSO), Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), and LDAP integration.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), EC2, S3, VPC, IAM, RDS, Route 53, CloudFormation.
  • Knowledge of monitoring/logging tools such as CloudWatch, CloudTrail, ELK Stack, Prometheus, Grafana.
  • Strong networking principals/protocols: routing/switching, ethernet, (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP/HTTPS, VPN, BGP, etc.).
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation using any/all: Python, Bash, PowerShell.
  • Project management skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Ability to establish / mature engineering ‘best practice’.
  • Polished Communication and Interpersonal skills along with a can-do attitude.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s level degree in computer science, mathematics, or relevant field.
  • A history of good tenure in your career history (e.g., 2+ years average).
  • Ideal industry experience: betting, banking, payments, financial markets / trading.

This role would be ideal for a systems administrator / engineer with AWS hosted infra experience in a high-volume transactional environment e.g. betting, banking, payments, financial markets / trading. Someone with ‘project lead’ experience and/or on the cusp of moving to a tech lead position.

#Systems Administration #Systems Engineering #Amazon Web Services #AWS #Active Directory #AD #CloudFormation #Cisco #Networking #Stability #Reliability #Betting #Banking #Trading #Payments

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