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Platform - DevOps Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00011
Location: NYC, New York
Our client is a global financial service firm located in Downtown NYC.
Enterprise Platforms is a global, multi-disciplinary team responsible for researching, designing, testing and building world-class tools, practices and systems used across the firms. Partnering with colleagues from Technology and the business, EP solves critical problems, maintains and strengthens essential systems, provides training and internal consultancy, and safeguards the firm's culture of high-caliber software engineering.
Develop, support, administer and consult in a business-critical trading infrastructure environment. As part of a transatlantic DevOps team of highly experienced engineers running a large-scale global deployment, you will be exposed to an exciting blend of engineering and operational responsibilities, with a healthy dose of risk management. We are highly leveraged, and constantly develop and enhance our toolset to assist in our delivery of a highly available service. The successful candidate will have outstanding verbal and written communications, a natural ability to learn in a fast-paced environment, and will be a self-starter with plenty of initiative. In-depth knowledge of unix systems is a pre-requisite, as is a willingness to learn new languages and programming paradigms (functional programming for example) as required. 
Skills and Experience our client is looking for
Basic Qualifications
 Degree in computer science or engineering, or equivalent industry experience
Preferred Qualifications
Programming expertise in the following languages: Python, Perl, Shell Scripting (knowledge of Java, C++, Erlang or Haskell is a strong plus)
Experience with storage and networking stacks
Proven experience with all stages (inception, analysis, design, implementation, runtime, maintenance) in the lifecycle of large distributed systems
Experience with managing performance, availability and scale for mid to large sized systems. Experienced with software development on Windows and Linux
Exceptional analytical skills with a strong desire to learn
Works effectively and thrives in a global team organization while able to operate independently and self-motivate
Strong verbal and written communication skills