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      Head of Infrastructure

      Michael Oats
      Michael Oats

      Principal Consultant

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      Salary:

      £130000 - £150000

      Location:

      London

      Contract Type:

      Permanent

      Head of Infrastructure (Trading & Exchange)
      City of London
      £130’000 – £150’000 + Bonus + Benefits

      Head of Infrastructure
      City of London
      £130’000 – £150’000 + Bonus + Benefits

      Absolute IT Recruitment are delighted to be working with an FCA Approved and Regulated Fintech Start-Up based in the City of London. The Head of Infrastructure will be focused on supporting their High Volume, Low Latency Trading and Exchange environment. You will be joining a high-growth firm who are in the process of launching a digital asset trading platform.
        
      The client has recently gone through a very successful funding round which will aide their growth plans for the London HQ. As part of the package they will be offering a discretionary 20-30% bonus scheme. The Head of Infrastructure (Trading and Exchange) will be involved in trading platform strategy, DR architecture, Governance and the build out of co-lo and on-prem infrastructure.
        
      As the Head of Infrastructure (Trading and Exchange) you’ll report into the CTO and working closely with Team leaders and Engineers who are supporting the environment at a 2nd & 3rd Line level.  
        
      The successful Head of Infrastructure (Trading and Exchange) will have the following experience:

      • HFT/Low Latency experience is essential – Ideally from a Trading/Financial Services background.
      • Complex infrastructure implementation.
      • Strong knowledge of Linux, Cisco (Nexus), Kernal bypass tech and monitoring tools.
      • Knowledge of Mellanox would be a distinct advantage.  
      • Experience of highly secure network environments and architecture.
      • Knowledge of open source network monitoring tools such as Zabbix or equivalent.
      • An interest in Digital Assets / Cryptocurrency would be an advantage but not essential.

      Key skills include:         Head of Infrastructure (Trading and Exchange), Linux, Cisco, Nexus, High Frequency Trading, Low Latency, Trading Platform, Digital Assets, Cryptocurrency, Zabbix

      Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role. If you haven’t heard from us within 7 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles and we will certainly keep your details on file and contact you with suitable vacancies.