Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

    • London, United Kingdom

WHO WE ARE

We are Allvue Systems, a rapidly growing software company formed by the merger of AltaReturn and Black Mountain. Allvue has over 420 employees in offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. We are the leading provider of software solutions for the Private Capital and Fixed Income markets. Whether a client wants an end-to-end technology suite, or independently focused modules, Allvue helps eliminate the boundaries between systems, information, and people. We’re looking for ambitious, smart, and creative individuals to join our team and help our clients achieve their goals.

What We Value

  • Intelligent individuals looking to apply themselves creatively
  • People who are comfortable speaking up, sharing ideas and driving change
  • Energetic and passionate teammates looking for more than just a job to pay the bills
  • Hard-working individuals who habitually do more than asked

 

What we need:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline or 7+ years of directly relevant work experience
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows and Linux based environments.
  • Experience with infrastructure and application management considerations including backup and DR strategies, data security and encryption, resource monitoring, patch management, high availability, load balancing, etc.
  • Solid experience with Administration and performance tuning of application web stacks (i.e. Tomcat, Apache, IIS, etc.)
  • Solid understanding, troubleshooting, and installation of Enterprise Servers (Linux and Windows) and applications.
  • Solid Cloud (AWS, Azure AD, etc) experience is preferable
    • Experience with AWS products including EC2, EBS, ELB, IAM, S3, Route 53, VPCs, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Inspector, OpsWorks, Gateways, Lambda, etc.
    • Experience working with Azure PaaS, Azure networking, and Azure site reliability solutions.
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g. VMware, Hyper-V, etc.)
  • Experience creating automated processes using well-known frameworks such as PowerShell, Chef, etc.
  • Automation software (i.e. Chef, Puppet, cfengine, Terraform) is a big plus
  • Scripting skills (e.g. PowerShell, Ruby, Python, etc.) a plus
  • Networking Knowledge (TCP/IP, WAN, LAN, DNS, Firewall) including AWS is desired
  • Microsoft SQL knowledge and administration are pertinent and desired

 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software and infrastructure management tools.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Liaise with internal team(s) and other personnel to address Infra/System related problem
  • Provide (act as) 2nd and 3rd level escalation for internal IT/Cloud team
  • Play an integral role in design, test, and implement customs tools/applications that are relevant to the company needs.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers &/or DevOps to implement the fixes.
  • Continue identifying, maintain infrastructure security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
  • Write and Maintain (possible collaboration w/DevOps) custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks to include working w/Devops team.
  • Participate in the design of information and operational IT support systems
  • Implementing Network Improvement and architect for the Corporate and Cloud
  • Implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, switches, controllers, and cloud (i.e. AWS, Azure) based network platforms.

 

What We Offer

  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Constantly evolving, cutting edge technology
  • The ability to make a significant impact immediately upon jumping in
  • An opportunity to work with some of the best firms and the best people in the financial industry
  • The ability to create change in the product we sell, by using the very same solution (in a very different way) to perform your daily job
  • Numerous team building activities, such as monthly happy hours to promote collaboration
  • Unlimited Annual Leave 

Allvue Systems provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all employees and applicants for employment. We recognize the real value of bringing people together from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives - we don’t just accept difference, we celebrate and support it. We are committed to advancing these efforts through our strategies to hire, promote, create and support a diverse and inclusive environment throughout our workforce and workplace. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. In addition,  Allvue will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

 


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