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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2023-06-29 23:00:00


Senior Site Reliability Engineer

  • Apex Fintech Solutions (AFS) powers innovation and the future of digital wealth management by processing millions of transactions daily, to simplify, automate, and facilitate access to financial markets for all. Our robust suite of fintech solutions enables us to support clients such as Stash, Betterment, SoFi, and WeBull, and more than 20 million of our clients' customers. 

    Collectively, AFS creates an environment in which companies with the biggest ideas in fintech are empowered to change the world. We are based in Dallas, TX and also have offices in Austin, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland, and Belfast. 

    If you are seeking a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment where you'll have the opportunity to make an immediate impact, and you have the guts to change everything, this is the place for you. 

    AFS has received a number of prestigious industry awards, including:

    • 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018 Best Wealth Management Company - presented by Fintech Breakthrough Awards
    • 2021 Most Innovative Companies - presented by Fast Company
    • 2021 Best API & Best Trading Technology - presented by Global Fintech Awards

    As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer for Apex, you’ll have a big impact on the firm across several entities. You’ll manage and shape and manage how we deploy our software and have genuine opportunities to impact the firm. This is a role for someone who flourishes in a fast paced environment, who can work with minimal direction, and has a solid understanding of cloud technologies and Kubernetes. This role will report into the Platform Engineering Manager who reports directly into the Senior Director of Platform Engineering.

    What you’ll do all day:

    • Ensure the stability, scalability, performance, and efficiency of our Apex cloud platform
    • Think through hard problems and solve them at all layers of the enterprise
    • Automate tasks to drive consistency, reduce complexity and eliminate human involvement where ever possible
    • Design and implement systems to empower users to configure, deploy, and control their own production processes and pipelines
    • Ensure that systems are properly monitored
    • Ensure systems are documented and can be easily maintained by all team members
    • Ensure disaster recovery solutions are in place, tested and well documented
    • Work as a part of small, productive development team that puts an emphasis on code quality, peer reviews and strong engineering practices

    What you need to succeed:

    • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other demanding engineering degree (or equivalent work experience)
    • At least five years of professional experience working as a part of a multi-person engineering delivering enterprise-scale end-to-end monitoring and incident response solutions in a multi-service, multi-team setting
    • Experience with major aspects of cloud and on premise computing, like storage, backups, compute resources, autoscaling concerns
    • Experience in Kubernetes and running Kubernetes in the cloud
    • Ability to learn new and unfamiliar technologies quickly, as required
    • Strong understanding of networking configurations that go along with having hybrid on-prem and cloud solutions
    • Share the on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for incidents
    • Experience in using Infrastructure as code and configuration management tools such as Ansible, Salt and Terraform

    Having the following skills would be an advantage:

    • Istio (or other service mesh)
    • Experience with Kafka or messaging products
    • Experience with monitoring stacks such as Datadog, ELK or others

    As part of our interview process, you will meet with members of both our Belfast and US offices. Everyone you meet, shares the same values: 

    • Open and Honest Communication
    • Teamwork and Collaboration
    • Involving Everyone
    • Leaders Who Serve
    • Personal Accountability

    Life at Apex Fintech Solutions UK

    We want you to like coming to work so we work really hard to make your job fun and different from any other.   

    We offer:   

    • Market Leading Salary + Annual Bonus 
    • 28 days annual leave plus 10 NI national holidays  
    • Training & Development Budget 
    • Pension matched up to 7%   
    • Private health insurance for medical, dental & optical 
    • Life Insurance 
    • Great work/life balance, flexible working hours 
    • Parental leave allowance 
    • Modern city centre office 
    • Unlimited drinks and snacks   
    • Discounted gym membership 
    • Hackathon events 
    • Poker tournaments   
    • Charitable matching gift program  
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