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Site Reliability Engineer

Site Reliability Engineer

Amsterdam, Permanent

Orange Quarter is working with a principal trading firm that is a leading global technology-enabled liquidity provider specialised in exchange traded products. They provide liquidity to the major financial markets. Their in-house technology platform enables them to quote prices on many exchanges simultaneously. They also quote bid and ask prices off-exchange to institutional counter-parties on request. Robust risk management is at the core of their business, and their risk functions are closely integrated into their platform.



What to expect:

You will be responsible for the C/D set up of the company. you will closely cooperate with our development team on building the most efficient pipelines for delivery of their software and infrastructure, from an idea to production. You will follow the IAC approach for buildup and maintenance of our setups in the cloud and on-premises. A typical day for a site reliability engineer is a blend of short cycle maintenance and ongoing development and engineering work. It starts with checking the monitoring systems for alerts and deciding what needs immediate attention. From there you will attend a stand-up meeting with your team. This is an opportunity to catch up on the progress of development, raise problems and discuss plans for the rest of the day. Back at your desk, you focus on optimising the continuous delivery infrastructure, by improving the performance, scalability, and efficiency of the setup. It is required to work closely with message broker systems like Kafka and HDFS: implement security, monitoring, and tuning the configuration.


  • Flow academy for continuous learning and annual discretionary bonus
  • Flow academy for continuous learning
  • Opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
  • They have their our own in-house bar and gym, and a company boat
  • Free breakfast, lunch, snacks and amazing coffee
  • Table tennis, pool table, arcade and console games and team outings during the year
  • Nutritionist support, personal trainer, health checks
  • Weekly chair massage


  • Experience in designing, implementing and maintaining the kafka clusters
  • Setup and maintain the Cloudera stack and support in automating deployments
  • Experience with improving the scalability and efficiency of the infrastructure of our trading landscape
  • 3+ years working as a devops or site reliability engineer with a cloud and on-premise infrastructure (hybrid set up)
  • 3+ years hands-on working experience in a complex linux infrastructure environment with in-depth knowledge of Debian Linux and Centos
  • Experience with the Atlassian stack: jira, bitbucket, confluence is a plus
  • Feeling perfectly at home within a complex windows environment is a big plus
  • Ability to work with version control systems (preferably git)
  • Working experience with ci/cd setups

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