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SRE Team Leader

Global News and Market Data Producer


Posted 2 Mths Ago

Salary: up to £200k base + bonus



My client is one of the world’s largest producers of news and market data; sending more than 60 billion unique events per day across millions of different instruments. They are seeking a hands-on technical manager to join the team that builds the data-distribution architecture; one of the most rapidly expanding parts of the business.

The Team

You will lead the London SRE team responsible for ensuring optimal availability, latency, scalability and efficiency of the real-time distribution platform infrastructure. Collaborating closely with both stakeholders and the wider SRE and development communities, you will own the production environment – from initial design to ensuring continuous high availability.

You will also develop critical new software components to meet current and future business needs.

In your capacity as hands-on team lead, you will develop, coach and guide the team to do their best work, creating a strong, motivational environment where engineering best practices are followed as standard. You will be a real team player, keen to drive the use of new technologies and enthusiastic about sharing your knowledge.


  • Demonstrable track record in leading engineering teams and people management (including mentorship, performance reviews, recruiting and technical leadership)
  • Strong experience of running live production systems, including troubleshooting
  • Solid software development skills with an object-oriented language
  • Experience of managing projects as a hands-on developer as well as through delegation
  • In-depth understanding of large-scale distributed system architectures


  • Experience working with a globally distributed team and stakeholders
  • The ability to take ownership of issues and see them through to resolution


  • Feel valued – develop impactful solutions to highly complex problems using the latest technologies
  • Truly collaborative culture across all engineering teams
  • Strong base salaries + bonus
  • Flexible work environment
  • Excellent training provision and progression opportunities