Senior DevOps Lead
LSEG is home to the exciting business of Capital Markets. As one of LSEG's core strengths, and with people at our centre, Capital Markets is crucial to enabling LSEGs mission. Today we are working to improve the critical systems which underpin the services that London Stock Exchange provides. We are offering a front row seat to the rise of fintech and digitalisation of the Financial Industry.
The role is within the Trading Application Services team which sits within the Capital Markets Equities Application Services Division. We strive for our engineers to work within small, agile, self-managed teams that emphasise best practice and believe quality is everyone's responsibility. They bring an enthusiastic "you build it you run it" mindset whilst making sure they share their knowledge while removing constraints.
The aim of the role is to strengthen our ability to plan, engineer and support Millennium Technologies (MIT) equities exchange systems, to evolve the system to meet new requirements, proactively prevent and resolve issues that may impact these services and to provide reactive support in a mission critical environment. The ideal candidate will possess a broad skillset covering DevOps and application support, as well as in-depth knowledge and experience of the MIT equities platform. The role is most suited to candidates willing to embrace a demanding and varied but balanced and flexible work pattern, which would include covering on-site shifts, participating in the 24x7 on-call rota and supporting weekend testing according to project requirements.
A large part of the role is project based, including playing a key part in improving and evolving our MIT application systems, develop the operational life cycle, upgrading existing systems and implementing integration into the operations architecture toolset. The candidate will also be responsible for leading DevOps activities for the team and work on AWS based implementations and CI/CD deployments
Millennium Exchange, Linux, AWS, Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Datadog, Moogsoft, Big Panda, Git, Bitbucket, Elastic Search, Scripting Technologies (Bash / Python / PowerShell), Control-M, Jira, Confluence.
- Provide technical input into the design and implementation of re-engineering efforts on our MIT equities systems, including the exchange, surveillance and price dissemination platforms.
- Act as the operations SME for one or more of the supported MIT equities applications
- Develop training materials and provide seminars and workshops on the support of MIT equities applications to colleagues in the UK
- Provide Level 2 technical advice and risk assessment based on knowledge of applications, databases and system software
- Ensure that all operational responsibilities are performed including monitoring systems and deploying releases
- Provide effective escalation and resolution of issues and problems to stakeholders
- Gain an in-depth knowledge of the unit's processes
- Level 2 support for mission critical trading systems and meet SLAs for supported services.
- Identify and implement operational improvements for processes, performance and reliability
- Experience in developing cloud native applications
- Experience in automating infrastructure provisioning and application deployment
- Build CI/CD pipelines orchestrating the promotion of code
- Define and implement cloud native operational requirements
- Open and collaborative mindset keeping artifacts up to date and relevant while actively promoting knowledge sharing
We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career.
We maximize each employee's potential through personal development and through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe that remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:
25 days' holiday per year
1 additional day off for your Birthday
Annual wellness allowance
Share Purchase Plan
Medical Health Insurance
Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)
Pillar 3 Private Pension
We take pride in our teams and are an equal opportunity employer. Our colleagues' backgrounds and experiences are as varied as the solutions they provide. Flexible working opportunities, a deep sense of community, and a collective mission to deliver our cloud first initiative, makes this a hugely rewarding place to work.
Unlike many organisations, most of our technology solutions are developed and delivered in-house. This internal expertise allows us to understand the diverse needs of our business and use modern methodologies to meet them. Just like our industry, we are constantly evolving and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join!
Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business.
You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity
At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.
Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.
LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
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