Senior DevOps Engineer

Amplify Trading

Focusing on futures markets, trader development and technology. Extending our unique approach to the world’s largest financial institutions/universities.


We are seeking an experienced Senior DevOps Engineer to join our team. As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for maintaining and improving our existing system, ensuring its security and cost-effectiveness, and working closely with the development team to implement fixes and improvements. You should have a strong understanding of various tools and technologies, including Linux Commands, Terraform, Ansible, and AWS services. The ideal candidate should also have excellent problem-solving and communication skills, be able to work independently and collaborate effectively with the team.


  • Monitor and maintain our current system
  • Patch and upgrade the system as necessary
  • Ensure system security
  • Reduce AWS costs
  • Work with the Dev Team to create fixes and improvements
  • Work with Seniors on system upgrades
  • Use Jobs in place and configure Jenkins
  • Deploy to different environments

Role Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of Linux Commands
  • Strong understanding of Terraform and Ansible – being able to upgrade them
  • Strong understanding of AWS, including EC2, RDS, Cloud Front, Cloud Watch, IAM, and Route 53
  • Knowledge of Jenkins, AWS, and Teamcity is a strong plus
  • Understanding of deployment lifecycle and rollbacks
  • Experience with maintenance and monitoring of current systems
  • Experience with Kibana and Cloud Watch, as well as Graphana
  • Experience working seamlessly with the Dev Team
  • Ability to work independently when noticing issues and creating fixes without supervision


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps, System Administration, or a related field
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • AWS certification is a plus

If you are a highly motivated and experienced DevOps Engineer with a passion for maintaining and improving systems, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Our mission

To shape the future of finance. Providing a fully immersive learning experience to allow individuals to learn by doing.

Company Overview

Established in 2009, Amplify Trading has now become a global leader in providing the very best technology for experiential learning in finance. Our simulations are now used by many of the world’s leading business schools and financial institutions. Our data-driven approach allows organisations to identify potential talent from a wider pool of candidates fulfilling our mission to provide equal opportunities in finance, regardless of background.

As a certified education company, we also deliver an intensive summer programme for students from across the globe to access our latest technology and qualify for a level 6 diploma in Applied Finance.

In 2021, we launched AmplifyME, helping over 50,000 students from across the world have taken part in our free introductory Finance Accelerator simulation allowing them to better identify their career path, gain practice experience and top performers are fast-tracked with our corporate clients.

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