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Senior DevOps Engineer

Location : Dallas, TX

Do you want to tackle the biggest questions in finance with near infinite compute power at your fingertips?

G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology firm, with offices in London and Dallas. We are proud to employ some of the best people in their field and to nurture their talent in a dynamic, flexible and highly stimulating culture where world-beating ideas are cultivated and rewarded.

This is a hybrid role based in our new Dallas infrastructure hub where we work on the latest technologies in a cutting-edge environment.

The role

The Storage Engineering team at G-Research is expanding and on the lookout for an experienced DevOps Platform Engineer.

Our team manages high-performance storage platforms, including VAST and Isilon, which feed our multi-megawatt CPU and GPU farms.

We're seeking someone with hands-on experience in automation engineering and a knack for developing platform self-service solutions.

As a key member of our team you'll play a pivotal role in advancing automation, implementing feature enhancements, and applying best-practice security measures to our infrastructure.

Additionally, you'll be instrumental in exploring new technologies and integrating various Open Source products within our ecosystem.

At G-Research, there's a strong emphasis on configuration management, container orchestration, infrastructure-as-code, and CI/CD. This role offers a unique opportunity to delve into the latest hardware and software technologies on a massive scale.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Designing, developing, and implementing robust automation solutions within the Storage ecosystem, aimed at optimizing operations and enhancing performance and efficiency
  • Troubleshooting and resolving complex issues in development, test, and production environments
  • Driving continuous improvement initiatives, actively identifying and targeting areas for enhancement and innovation across our platforms
  • Developing and implementing state-of-the-art automation engineering solutions that excel in stability, scalability, performance, and operational efficiency
  • Streamlining and maintaining CI/CD pipelines, facilitating automated processes for testing, deployment, configuration, and monitoring of both application and infrastructure changes

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be an experienced DevOps Platform Engineer who is enthusiastic about contributing to an automated, scalable, reliable, and high performing storage platform.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience: 

  • Experience in DevOps with a particular emphasis on automation, system optimization, and the development of self-service tools
  • Proven track record in the development, deployment, and maintenance of sophisticated automation systems
  • High proficiency in Python. Experience in other programming languages, notably Go and Bash, is beneficial
  • Expertise in tools for automation (for example, Jenkins and ArgoCD), configuration management (for example, Ansible and Terraform), and monitoring, logging, and alerting (for example, Prometheus and ELK).
  • Experience deploying and running applications on Docker and Kubernetes
  • Extensive knowledge of Linux and Networking
  • Comprehensive understanding of various cloud services and platforms, such as AWS, Azure, and GCP
  • Proficient in CI/CD practices, with substantial experience in building and refining pipelines
  • Competency in version control systems, such as Git, and automating code deployment processes
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies, and integrating automation within these frameworks

Other Requirements:

  • Understanding of SRE concepts and their implementation in Platform Engineering
  • Prior knowledge of the importance of key concepts like IOPS, throughput, and latency on high performance storage systems
  • Familiarity with Distributed Storage such as Ozone and HDFS (HBase, TSDB)

Why should you apply?

  • Market-leading compensation plus annual discretionary bonus

  • Informal dress code and excellent work/life balance

  • Excellent paid time off allowance of 25 days

  • Sick days, military leave, and family and medical leave

  • Generous 401(k) plan

  • 16-weeks' fully paid parental leave

  • Medical and Prescription, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance

  • Employee Assistance and Wellness programs

  • Generous relocation allowance and support

  • Great selection of office snacks, and hot and cold drinks 

  • On-site gym and car parking

G-Research is committed to cultivating and preserving an inclusive work environment. We are an ideas-driven business and we place great value on diversity of experience and opinions.

We want to ensure that applicants receive a recruitment experience that enables them to perform at their best. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation please let us know in the relevant section.

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