Sr Cloud Software Engineer

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Job: Sr. Cloud Software Engineer
Location: Remote
Job Type: Direct Hire
Referral Bonus: $2,500 +

Must be US Citizen / Green Card Holder
**No 3rd Parties**

Summary:
Our client is looking to empower their customers to claim their individual financial edge. They are committed to creating a financial ecosystem that is a step ahead by delivering the best technology, services, education, and support to traders and investors. They are continuously pushing the boundaries of what is possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for high performance computing and automation. You will work in a dynamic highly challenging and always evolving environment. You will help evolve our Cloud Native Infrastructure as part of our Automation group within the Market Data team. The Automation team is dedicated to eliminating daily toil, reducing risk and accelerating the productivity of DevOps and Engineering teams by delivering automated tools.

Success in this role requires that you be a proactive, self-starter with a lot of energy and an eagerness to learn. Day to day you may find yourself living in the terminal using Bash, Python and YAML to define cloud-infrastructure, and coding C# and C++ on tools that enhance developer-experience and system reliability.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Design and develop cloud native services to support a high throughput ‘data network’
  • Be a driver of innovation, technical thought leader and mentor to less experienced engineers
  • Automate complex distributed system scaling and day-to-day operations
  • Work in a cross-functional team in a fast-paced DevOps environment
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Maintain and improve existing systems and applications with a focus on optimizing both systems and workflows
  • Work in a DevOps environment, where development teams own both the development and operational responsibilities

The Skills You Bring:

  • Mastery of 1 or more modern general-purpose programming languages (e.g., C++, C#)
  • Familiar with scripting and automation (e.g., Bash, PowerShell, Python)
  • Experience utilizing cloud infrastructure on one or more cloud providers (e.g., AWS, Azure)
  • Strong experience building cloud infrastructure as code (e.g., CloudFormation, Stacker, Terraform)
  • Comfortable with writing bash scripts and using command line interfaces
  • In depth understanding of full stack monitoring concepts and tooling from code to system resources
  • Experience creating monitoring dashboards with tools such as Grafana or DataDog
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • C# and C++ development experience
  • 1+ years of experience with Cloud Providers (AWS preferred)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Configuration management and deployment automation tool (e.g., CI/CD Pipelines, Octopus, Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Understanding of network topologies and TCP/IP protoco
  • Brokerage/trading platform experience

 

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