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Senior Engineer - Sre - Devops

Company DescriptionMarketAxess is a FinTech company and component of the S&P 500.  We are a leading provider of global fixed income trading platforms, data, and post-trade solutions. The fixed-income markets represent an enormous global marketplace, where only a fraction of average daily trade volume occurs electronically. Believe it or not, most fixed-income trades are still executed via phone or blotter, providing us with a significant opportunity for disruption and future growth. We believe this market is ripe for disruption and have created a proprietary electronic platform that connects the world’s most influential financial institutions to the world’s largest capital market.  Since 2015, MarketAxess has grown from roughly 300 employees to approximately 700 with offices across seven countries and annual revenue has more than doubled.  We’re excited about the growth opportunities ahead and have built a fast-paced, collaborative, environment where all employees are empowered to make a material impact.  We hope you’ll come join us!Job DescriptionRole Description We are seeking an experienced Senior Platform Engineer with Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and DevOps expertise to join our Trading Platform Modernization team. This team is responsible for building the Next-gen trading platform at MarketAxess. You will be responsible for helping to build a meaningful engineering discipline, combining software and systems to develop creative engineering solutions to operational problems. Much of your support and software development focuses on optimizing new systems, building infrastructure, code deployments, and reducing work through automation.   You should be passionate about technology, software engineering, quality, and innovatively addressing business problems. You will work with the team to collaborate on software solutions and ensure exceptional software engineering practices, quality, and good documentation. It's essential to be willing to take on new skills to meet the shifting demands of accelerating our modernization efforts to the public cloud and Kubernetes world. Feedback from your users should be something that you look forward to, as you will work closely with the platform's end users to incorporate their needs into your roadmap and use it as a measure of success. A critical success factor is being viewed as a trusted partner and collaborator, including business and technology stakeholders We embrace a culture of collaboration and experimentation while striving and encouraging all team members to focus on continuous improvement and learning. We openly welcome diverse perspectives and people who are not afraid to challenge assumptions and prior ways of working.  Otherwise, how do we innovate, learn and grow as a team and individuals?   What You'll Do Work with your engineering team throughout the software life cycle ensuring sustainable software releases. Provide technical leadership and guidance around DevOps best practices Develop and implement multi-target build and release processes for cross-platform desktop and cloud applications.  Build and maintain CI / CD pipelines for all applications and products.  Author Release / Deployment Plans and Rollback procedures  Develop and scale engineering best practices across the organization through automation, auditability, automated testing, infrastructure and policy as code Influencing resiliency and scalability in production environments in Amazon Web Services and other cloud platforms Collaborate with other technical platforms and partners to engineer an integrated, end-to-end solution that supports frameworks across technology layers (availability, reliability, and performance) Establishing cross-training initiatives to provide enhanced automated support capabilities Partner with the Cloud Engineering team to convey our teams requirements to enable them to deliver the tooling and capabilities needed to enable our team to develop software according to our cloud first strategy Integrate and operate observability products that support compliance requirements and enable the team to better understand the state of their services and apps in production Owns the regular reviews of systems performance metrics with the IT leadership team and business stakeholders Perform analytics on previous incidents and usage patterns to better predict issues and take proactive actions. Build and drive adoption for greater self-healing and resiliency patterns. Relentlessly obsess over how we build, enhance, and maintain the trust of the platform users QualificationsWhat You Bring to the Table 7 – 10 years minimum of progressive software development experience, with 3+ years in Cloud and SRE to DevOps roles 3+ years of hands-on experience designing, building, deploying, and automating infrastructure & platform services in Public Clouds (AWS, GCP, and Azure) using Infrastructure as Code (Terraform) Familiarity with Automation and DevSecOps Pipeline tools like Ansible, Maven, Gradle, Chef, Puppet, etc. Comprehensive understanding of CICD and experience with building and deploying pipelines with tools such as Jenkins Real world experience with “low latency” distributed systems, especially containers and Kubernetes Strong knowledge in at least one and preferably both: Java, Python Experience with SQL and shell scripting Strong knowledge and experience with service-oriented architecture and event streaming (e.g., Kafka)  Understanding of Agile software development and operating model and understanding of Product Owner and Manager roles Build Business and Platform dashboards based on metrics. Alerts integration with 3rd party tools like Slack.  Build an Automation suite for load testing, platform tools etc.  Exceptional problem resolution skills Exceptional quantitative and analytical skills Strong written, verbal, and team communications skills Ability to collaborate with team members and colleagues across the organization, as well as open attitude about sharing work-in-progress and developing ideas from both yourself and others BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject.  AWS certification (DevOps, Advanced Networking, Solutions Architect) preferred. Additional InformationWhat’s In It For You?In addition to working on cutting edge technology and in our culture of innovation, collaboration, and openness, we offer:Hybrid Environment: Flexibility matters! Our employees enjoy a mix of working in the office and from homeEmployer Provided Food: Free lunch is delivered for all employees when in the office. Offices are always stocked with free snacks and drinks.Paid time off: Competitive PTO package including vacation days, sick leave, charity leave and parental leave401(k): Dollar-for-dollar employer match up to $10KEmployee Stock Purchase Plan: Participate in our tax advantaged ESPP and purchase MarketAxess common stockHealth Insurance: Highly competitive medical, dental, and vision programsWellness Stipend: Up to $1K annually towards gym memberships, home office equipment and moreOnsite Healthcare: Convenient access to world-class care through Mount Sinai at our Hudson Yards locationTuition Assistance and Professional Training: We want to empower your continued growth and development. On-demand learning, boot camps, and opportunities to attend conferences are available to all employees.For job positions in NYC, NY, and other locations where required, the estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is $150,000 USD to $220,000 USD. Actual salary may vary depending on job-related factors, which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. You may also be eligible for annual cash incentives, equity and other benefit programs.MarketAxess Corporation and its affiliates provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic in the location in which the candidate is applying.All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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