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Platform Engineer

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive


Platform Engineer – London, UK – Hybrid Working Model – Opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading exchanges in the rare metals industry

My client provides a platform for the exchange of futures and options of rare metals. They are looking for a Platform Engineer to take responsibility of deploying and managing the company’s systems, helping to automate and streamline numerous operations and processes.

As a Platform Engineer, you will be rewarded and acknowledged by a company that is committed to investing in its employees.

About the Company:

My client is the global centre for industrial metals trading and clearing. Most of the world’s business with non-ferrous metals is conducted on the company’s platform, totalling over 4 billion tons and valued at $16 trillion.

The metals industry utilises the platform of my client as a means of transferring or accepting price risk, as a physical market of last resort, and as a source of open and accessible worldwide reference prices.

The organisation has recently announced a two-year program to strengthen and enhance the markets of the metals traded on its platforms and is looking for a Platform Engineer to help facilitate this progression.

The Opportunity

In this position, you will be establishing, maintaining, configuring, managing, and supporting custom business applications for both functional and non-functional business processes as part of the Platform Engineering Team.

You will be collaborating to implement and manage technology across the entire organisation, supporting automation and the simplification of workflows.

Using your knowledge and communication skills, you will collaborate closely with tech leads to drive innovative growth throughout the larger organisation.

The role expects the successful candidate to be able to work well under pressure and have a thorough understanding of complex IT systems.


  • Provide technical setup, configuration, and maintenance of custom business application software for the execution of functional tests
  • Communicate with project managers, test managers, and change managers.
  • Work together with internal software engineering team and third-party suppliers to verify and accept release notes for software deployment kits for custom business applications.
  • Provide technical assistance to the software engineering team in organising and carrying out individual application QA Tests.
  • Maintaining functional test environments, monitoring and troubleshooting them while collaborating with the Infrastructure and Engineering Team when required.

Ideal Requirements for this Role:

  • Developed understanding of Windows 10, Window Server 2012, 2016, 2019
  • Linux (Red Hat 6/7/8) operating system knowledge
  • Experience with Atlassian – JIRA/Confluence/Crowd/BitBucket/Bamboo, JFrog Artifactory and Zephyr Enterprise
  • Experience with scripting languages: Python, Perl, PowerShell, Bash, YAML, JScript
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, IPA, FTP, sFTP, SSL, general networking / firewalls
  • Installation and configuration experience of C++, Java and .NET applications
  • Knowledge of stored procedures/functions, triggers, query performance monitoring, database maintenance, scheme and data comparison tools (Redgate Tool belt for instance)

Recruiter: Olly Daly


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