Platform Engineer

30 March 2022


  • Implementing and supporting BidFX’s platforms during London working hours

  • Hosted server architecture and systems administration, which is currently virtual machines / Linux on Dell hardware

  • Providing an ongoing blend of project work and general BAU support services

  • Ensuring efficient deployment and standard configuration management through automation

  • Troubleshooting issues and handle incident escalations (occasionally out-of-hours) while promoting production change management processes and procedures

  • Interfacing with all levels of the business and constantly strive to achieve total internal customer satisfaction

  • Bringing your own ideas to optimise and further automate the BidFX platform stack


  • Good experience of working with Unix and perhaps, more recently, modern cloud technology

  • Substantial experience in the deployment and management of Linux servers

  • Good knowledge of managing virtual machines

  • Knowledge of Storage devices / NFS

  • Demonstratable knowledge of Rest APIs, Git, PKI and SSL certificates, RedHat/Fedora, DNS, Mail, LDAP and kernel-level debugging is also highly desirable

  • Experience in automation and management of platform configuration using Ansible, Python, Nornir or similar

  • Scripting/coding experience

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Approachable and a team player

  • Self-motivated, organised, adaptable and a quick learner

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

  • Experience of working in the financial sector could also be beneficial. However, we will offer relevant financial training to the successful candidate

  • A degree in a related field, such as Engineering or Computer Science is desirable