Cloud/ DevOps Engineer

With Autumn Compass in Sydney - AU

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Posted on May 22, 2020

About this job

Compensation: A$110k - 170k
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level, Senior
Role: DevOps
Industry: Capital Markets, Financial Technology, Market Making
Company size: 11–50 people
Company type: Private


python, amazon-web-services, devops

Job description

We are looking for an  experienced Cloud DevOps Engineer,  specifically a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), to join the Data Platforms team at Autumn Compass. In the Cloud DevOps & Site Reliability Engineer role you will be working with our cloud distributed compute infrastructure which powers our trading research. This platform forms a foundational component of our business and so it is important we are able to keep it performant, reliable and flexible.

Autumn Compass is a proprietary trading company that uses modern techniques from software engineering and machine learning in order to develop intelligent algorithms and strategies for trading. With no external clients and a culture of devops, you will work with the team through the entire lifecycle of our platform’s new features, from design to release and post rollout maintenance, as a Cloud DevOps Engineer specialising in Site Reliability.

Salary: $110k - $170k package

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Site Reliability Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring our compute infrastructure is reliable, fault-tolerant and can scale across 1000s of compute systems.
  • Building in flexibility to our systems to try new ideas at minimal cost in time and technical load (I.e. have the ability to fail fast when experimenting)
  • Evolving our systems to improve robustness and correctness through the use of new technology, automation and simplification.
  • Leading our team’s approach to devops by developing our philosophy and bringing our approach in line with best practices.
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo to bring new ideas and innovation to the team.

Site Reliability Engineer Profile:

  • 3+ years of experience working in a DevOps/SRE team.
  • Development experience in Python (or a similar language) and a willingness to work with Python infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of best practice in DevOps and the interest to stay on top of the changes in the space
  • Expertise in designing, architecting, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of drive.
  • Understanding of Unix/Linux operating systems.
  • Experience with the AWS stack is desirable

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