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Linux / AWS Engineer

Pension, Bonus potential

Linux / AWS Engineer

Glasgow (commutable distance 2 or 3 days a month)

£35-£55k depending on experience

FPSG has exciting opportunities for a Linux / AWS Engineer. This expanding FinTech has a great blend of working with high profile complex financial systems, yet maintain an informal environment driven by technology & solutions innovation.

Within your role you will be responsible for coordinating across multiple stakeholders expanding your systems exposure and taking on the responsibility for managing AWS and Linus services and keeping systems available and efficient 24/7. In addition you will play a critical part in building and enhancing solutions such as system monitoring capabilities. Focused on continuous innovation you will have freedom to invent and flexibility to evolve.

In this role Cloud Engineer responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising international with a diverse customer/college base

  • Ownership for AWS and Linux platforms

  • Enhancement of systems monitoring capabilities

  • Triage, analysis and escalation

  • Assessment of current and future technology

  • Contributing to future design and product functionality

  • Continuous Innovation

To be a successful Cloud Engineer you will need experience of:

  • AWS Administration to include working knowledge of EC2, RDS, VPC

  • Linux Administration including associated scripting

  • Ansible scripts

  • Monitoring and Automation
  • In-depth and demonstrable network understanding

  • Ability to partner and lead effectively across geographical boundaries

Desirable skills and areas for cross-training include:

  • Building monitoring tools using - Prometheus and Grafana

  • Cisco ASA firewalls

  • Familiarity with Low Latency LD4/LD5 Data Centres

  • Messaging systems (ideally NATS)

  • Comfortable with a databases (to include MySQL, MariaDB, Aurora

  • Understanding of O365 and Azure AD


FinTech is an exciting career path, this company take this desirable opportunity and improve it. They are already established with Crypto products / services, and with customers lined up to consume their solutions. They provide a mature start-up opportunity, with the chance to be involved at the beginning.

In return, the successful applicant will receive a generous salary (£35-£55k depending on experience) an opportunity for personal, technical and career growth. With plans for an equity / bonus model.

NB* Flexible working from home will continue beyond Covid19, with attendance to the Glasgow hub and potential / infrequent travel to London or Euro client hubs

*Global client trades are continuous 24/7/365 and as such Engineers will operate a shift pattern

Key skills terminology

Cloud Admin, Clousd Engineer, Systems Admin, Linux, AWS, Amazon Web Services, EC2, RDS, VPC, Ansible, Networking, Monitoring, Prometheus, Grafana, Cisco, ASA Firewalls, NATS, Messaging, Middleware, MySQL, MariaDB, Aurora, Datacentres, O365, Office 365, AzureFX, Foreign Exchange, Crypto assets, bitcoin, ethereum, OTC, Block-Chain

We are Disability Confident and neurodiverse aware. If you have a disability, please tell us if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or with your recruitment process

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