Senior Platform Engineer

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Senior Platform Engineer

Location: London, United Kingdom (Hybrid)

Salary: £120,000/yr - £160,000/yr


🚨 Senior Platform Engineer

🏡 Terraform, Python, Rust, AWS, Azure

🚩 City of London

💰 £120,000 – £160,000 + Bonus and Excellent Benefits

Senior Platform Engineer – Terraform, AWS, Python/Rust

Our client is a highly recognised, financial trading specialist with over £48 billion under assets with over 1 million customers across the UK & Europe.

Due to a brand new project, we are now seeking an experienced financial service, Platform Engineer for their newest squad based in London.

Under the leadership of the Chief Technology Officer, our client is driving a multi-year project, to engineer and modernise the full technology stack, which includes pricing and analytics, risk management, market data and trade capture and reporting.

This is a brand-new phase where we are building out an entire greenfield Cloud infrastructure to support the whole company. This is a chance to join a small tight-knit team where you will have the opportunity to make a huge impact.


  • Be part of the team responsible for the major build-out of functionality on the new platform.
  • Provide a vision and directly contribute to the overall architecture of the platform.
  • Be the go-to person for end-users.
  • Own parts of the buildout where you will be responsible for planning, and communication with senior stakeholders.
  • Mentoring junior team members and upskilling the team.

Some technologies we use:

  • IaC: Terraform
  • Cloud: mainly AWS, some Azure
  • Programming: Python
  • DB: Postgres

Skills & Experience


  • Cloud development and architecture experience
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Advanced analytical skills (typically evidenced by a degree in maths, physics, computer science, engineering, etc.)
  • Applied programming skills – Python, Rust, C++ or other major languages.

If you are an experienced Platform Engineer seeking a brand new challenge with one of the most innovative financial services organisations based in London, please send a copy of your CV directly or email david.b@weareorbis.com for immediate consideration.

We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace. Research indicates that candidates, especially from underrepresented backgrounds, often hesitate to apply for jobs if they don’t meet every qualification.
If you’re excited about a role here but don’t perfectly align with every requirement, we encourage you to apply. Your unique skills and experiences may be the perfect fit for the job or other opportunities that arise.

Recruiter: David Blackmore


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