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Senior DevOps Engineer

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Ada is partnered with a growing Hedge Fund in their search for a DevOps Engineer to join their technical team. Due to company growth, the client is looking for an Engineer with around 7 years of technical experience and a strong background in Financial Services/Capital Markets.

Role: DevOps Engineer
Industry: Finance (Hedge Fund)
Salary: £125k DOE + Bonus
Location: London (1-2 days per week in the London office)
Benefits: Hybrid Remote, Bonus, Healthcare


The Hedge Fund has built both a Quant Platform and a Multi-Strategy Discretionary Platform, focused on commodity sectors such as Power, Energy and Gas, Coal, and Emissions.

They are currently based in Europe and Dubai and expanding to the UK, and looking to scale up over the next 18 months.

You'll be working alongside the Head of Tech/DevOps team.

Their ideal candidate will have 7+ years of experience and a background in financial services/investment management environments.


Demonstrable experience in DevOps/Platform engineering in Finance or similar security-conscious sectors
Experience with optimizing systems that manage load and latency to meet the demands of high-speed trading
Experience in the fintech sector or with financial applications
Strong experience with improving security compliance/DevSecOps
Proficiency in one or more programming languages (e.g., Python or Java).
Strong knowledge of cloud services (AWS or GCP).
Experience with containerization (Docker, Kubernetes).
Experience with IaC (Terraform)
You'll ensure the high availability/DevSecOps essential to the financial markets, optimizing system configurations that manage load and latency to meet the demands of high-speed trading.

This position is based in London with 2 days expected in the office per week, paying circa £115k with benefits including Shares, 27 days holiday, Healthcare, and a Training budget.

You’ll need a technical background in AWS or GCP, Kubernetes, Python (or Java), with experience in ensuring the high availability and DevSecOps essential to the financial markets.

You'll thoroughly enjoy improving security compliance and maintaining security standards, managing access controls, vulnerability assessments, as well as security audits.

Key Responsibilities:

Design, implement, and maintain scalable platform infrastructure.
Develop and optimize microservices and APIs to enhance system performance.
Ensure platform security, reliability, and efficiency.
Stay updated with the latest trends and technologies in platform engineering
Salary: £110k – £125,000 DOE + Bonus + Benefits

Hybrid Role – Based 2 days per week in London

If this is something of interest and you would like to find out more, then please let me know by applying below


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