London Prism Digital Ltd 1-2 Paris Garden London SE1 8ND
Cloud Infrastructure Engineer 2022-08-09 Cloud Infrastructure Engineer | AWS & Linux | Boutique PropTrading You will be working for a trading firm who manage and trade entirely their own portfolio and in turn generate their own profits. Penpole 2022-09-09

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

£80,000 - £150,000

Alex Dover

80000 DAY

£80,000 - £150,000


Cloud Infrastructure Engineer | AWS & Linux | Boutique PropTrading


An opportunity here that is truly unique! You will be working for a trading firm who manage and trade entirely their own portfolio and in turn generate their own profits for themselves rather than others (PropTrading). They have been established for 7yrs, are a team of 10 people in the business and are going through a rapid technical expansion building their head count. They have very nice offices based in Shoreditch, East London.


You will be working with one other cloud / infrastructure engineers and you will be working on developing their cloud and on-premise trading and research infrastructures.


As a proprietary trading firm, our client needs to trade the markets successfully. For this you will need to be able to build a robust trading infrastructure that can reliably work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.




Infrastructure management across cloud (AWS) and on-premise (Linux) systems, looking for highly reliable and automated solutions. Infrastructure as code is key and to know all the latest tools and frameworks available, yet look for simple, reliable and pragmatic solutions. For example, being able to store and retrieve large amounts of data, knowing the trade-offs between on disks formats and in memory computing needs will be important.


In this role you will certainly be working on a wide range of projects simultaneously!


You will be working on solving complex technological issues and be given autonomy to look after business-critical systems. Our client boasts a flat hierarchy and collaborative, meritocratic environment in a small team.


Qualities that will be amazing if you have them:

  • Linux Sys Admin - our client use CentOS and Ubuntu but experience in any flavour is OK
  • AWS
  • Python experience
  • Networking (TCP/UDP/FIX/DNS/WebSocket, multicast), storage formats and mindset for solid security
  • Excited to work in a small team with a common goal
  • Our client's Technology stack includes: Java, Python, Javascript/Typescript, Netty, Aeron, SBE, Chronicle, Full AWS suite, Ansible, HashiCorp tools, Influxdb, Prometheus, Grafana, Jenkins, Ubuntu/CentOS, some React UIs



  • Managing a hybrid AWS and on-prem open source environment
  • IaC and Automation using tools like Terraform
  • Develop a high-performance cluster infrastructure in close collaboration with research and development team
  • Improve scalability, observability, security and performance of infrastructure
  • Manage and support trading infrastructure operations



  • Discretionary bonus
  • Opportunity to take early responsibility and ownership of projects that directly drive the PnL of the firm
  • Work in a meritocratic company that focuses on technology rather than fund raising
  • Extensive private health insurance
  • Free Friday lunches, drinks and snacks
  • Conference budget


Such a unique opportunity here - our client is looking to interview immediately so please send me your profile ASAP for success!


Cloud Infrastructure Engineer | AWS & Linux | Boutique PropTrading

Job reference: #9617