System Reliability Engineer


Do you enjoy building solutions your end-users haven’t even thought of yet? Are you inquisitive enough to delve deeper into their requirements and ask why? Our Engineers work with cutting-edge technology to solve challenges every day to maximise stability for our trading environment.  You will be an important part of coordinating and deploying broad-based technical solutions, refreshes and upgrades within this environment.


You are responsible for both engineering solutions and solving a range of issues such connectivity, infrastructure maintenance, components (not single application) functionality to the back-end infrastructure upon which our trading applications run. 


The Support Team operate as part of a shift pattern and participate in early morning and out of hours support schedules when required.


Core Responsibilities

  • Manage, monitor and support a highly distributed production system including both  Windows and Linux servers
  • Developing scripts for monitoring our production environment and its dependencies for an automated trading desk
  • Acting as a liaison between the trading desk and network, security, market data and platform teams for system level production issues and new setups
  • Monitoring and supporting a highly distributed production system

What we're looking for

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong knowledge of networked Application Systems
  • Experience of Windows Servers and/or Linux servers
  • Experience with complex and structured software deployments
  • Experienced in a scripting language (e.g. Python, PowerShell, bash)
  • Excellent IT analytical/troubleshooting skills to include extensive experience tracing problems through analysing log files, following application/systems logic (e.g. routing paths)
  • Exposure to and understanding of networking technologies (switches, Tcp/IP, routing, multicast)


  • Taking Initiative
  • Thrive under pressure
  • Self-motivated and creative
  • Strong communicator, Interpersonal
  • Detail Oriented
  • Team Skills
  • Effective time manager
  • Flexibility – all members of the team participate in early morning and out of hours support schedules
  • Willingness To Learn


We don’t post salary ranges externally so any salary estimate you see listed here was not provided by SIG and may not be accurate.

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