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Senior Operational Software Engineer - Risk Technology

Greater London
Full time
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Macquarie Group
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Operational Software Engineers are responsible for building out, automating, and supporting our critical systems. In this role, you will combine problem solving skills with software and systems engineering to take a proactive approach in building fault-tolerant systems, improving observability/monitoring/alerting capabilities, automating tasks and build tools.

This role, based in London, will be part of the global Risk Technology team, responsible for running the platform that calculates Market Risk, Credit Risk and Margin Calcs for the entire bank. You will have the opportunity to impact the Commodities and Global Markets division within Macquarie front to back, building relationships with a motivated and agile global technology community. You will deliver high quality, low touch, scalable solutions across a mix of technologies and deployment stacks, including cloud and Kubernetes.

You will be offered the opportunity to learn from peers, be encouraged to collaborate and to be bold. You will be an active member of the team, contributing to ideas and peer reviews, mentoring others and being accountable for your solutions end to end.

About You:

  • A passion for technology, automation and continuous innovation.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and debugging skills.
  • A learning mindset, and the curiosity to dive under the covers.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to mentor, coach, team building.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Be proactive in identifying gaps, prioritizing and making suggestions.

Your Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in Unix/Linux and Bash
  • 3+ Software development experience using Python, Java, C++ or similar
  • Experience with Git, CI/CD tooling (eg Jenkins)
  • Hands on experience with Cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of good software design and application architectural practices.
  • Ability to define and measure non-functional requirements, such as reliability, availability, security, and performance.

Other Valuable Experience:

  • Docker, Kubernetes, Helm
  • Financial Services / capital markets experience or interest
  • Observability and monitoring/alerting – Prometheus, Splunk, Jaeger
  • Build Tooling – Bazel, Gradle, etc

If this role sounds like the right opportunity to further your career, please apply via the link.

About Commodities and Global Markets

Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

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Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.