Site Reliability Engineer

Vela is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. We provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today’s multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment.

Our clients benefit from white-glove global customer support and professional services from an experienced team comprised of seasoned financial services industry experts and cutting edge technologists. We have a proven track record of powering big banks, small trading shops, financial information firms, trading venues and everything in between.

Our products empower clients to focus on their core business strengths, leveraging their trading infrastructure by relying on our technology, expertise and experience.

Vela Trading Technologies LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work with the CTO to develop end-to-end solutions from development to production across our software and service offerings.
  • Define our transition from traditional software development to embrace latest CI/CD best practices.
  • Contribute to the software development life cycle including design, implementation, testing, installation and support.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required


  • Experience in the software development life cycle from design, implementation (C, C++), through testing and integration
  • Experience with Puppet, Ansible, or similar configuration management tools
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Test Frameworks
  • Development on a UNIX platform (Linux or Solaris)
  • Familiarity of scripting languages, in particular Python


  • Experience with developing multi-threaded applications
  • Experience with KVM or oVirt
  • Familiar with OpenStack
  • Familiar with one or more artifact repositories
  • Familiar with Linux performance tuning (USE method)

Further Information

For any further information please get in touch at
or call +44 289 568 0209.

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