Durlston Partners

Network Automation Engineer

Cyber Security, DevOps, Support

A London based hedge fund with over $7bn in AUM is searching for a network automation engineer to join a small but efficient network and security team. You’ll be responsible for automating, designing, implementing and maintaining the funds network infrastructure used for 24 hour a day systematic trading activities. 

The infrastructure team offers ample opportunity for career development with team members gaining hands-on experience to various technologies in a squad of collaborative engineers, a far cry from the siloed and bureaucratic nature of traditional banking. 

Core Responsibilities

  • Design and implement network systems, including firewall configurations, VPN setup, and Security Protocols. 
  • Provide support for Network and Automation operations 
  • Identify potential issues and automate workflow to improve user efficiency 
  • Implement IaC best practices to improve the firm’s network systems with a security first mindset 
  • Work closely with DevOps teams on infrastructure automation 
  • Keep up to date with the latest network and security trends to continually improve the posture of their systems 
  • improve monitoring systems to pre-empt and detect failure and provide alerting to the organisation 
  • Monitor/analyse security logs to detect threats and vulnerabilities 
  • Take ownership of the end-to-end network infrastructure, from data centre cabling to the network architecture. 

Required skills/experience 

  • 5+ years of experience in network and information security 
  • Good knowledge of routing and security protocols 
  • Familiarity with next generation firewalls, VPN setup, and best practice encryption configuration
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills 
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 
  • Competent Python Scripting abilities 
  • Experience with CI/CD and Source control tools (Git)  
  • Competency with Ansible / Terraform 
  • Experience with Prometheus, Alert Manager, Grafana 
  • Experience with Cloud Routing (AWS, Azure, GCP) 

If this sounds like you, apply now for immediate feedback. We will reply to all shortlisted candidates within 24 hours.

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