One of our clients, an established international trading company is looking to strengthen their Dutch office with a DevOps engineer. The company expanded their global presence with an office in Amsterdam about 1.5 years ago and are operating here with 12 people, focusing on the European market.
In the world of money, everything needs to be faster, quicker and better. High-availability, high-throughput and low-latency are concepts / challenges that you will face daily. Most of the machines are physical or virtualized, around 300/400 high-performing Linux systems, #no-cloud allowed. Automation is key to make sure the systems are running on such a level that they can outperform competitors in the market. This means a lot of scripting to optimize and evolve the environment and make sure the manual tasks are kept as low as possible. Furthermore, you will communicate a lot with the traders to find out the flaws in the systems and applications in order to create the most profitable environment for them to work on.
We are looking for:
- 3+ year experience on Linux OS;
- Strong Python scripting skills;
- Experience with high-availability systems;
- Strong communication skills;
Extra nice if you bring: networking knowledge or Docker experience!
Yes, it is pressure, it is demanding, and it is critical. But this is also a highly complex and challenging environment and the rewards for your work are pretty good.
Salary: up to 90k.