Senior/Lead Site Reliability Engineer at Quant (London, UK)

Senior/Lead Site Reliability Engineer at Quant (London, UK)

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Location: London, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-06-18 05:00:10

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Blockchain technology is changing the way individuals and organisations interact with each other. And Quant is leading this revolution. We’ve already developed the world’s first blockchain API Gateway which both connects enterprise applications to DLTs and interconnects DLTs together. Now, we’re building on this platform (called Quant Overledger) to help governments, organisations and individuals across the globe benefit from the true potential of incredibly powerful technology.

Headquartered in London, Quant Network is a member of the Oracle global start-up ecosystem, and an Amazon AWS partner.

It’s an exciting mission: developing a technology that is truly changing the way the world connects. But it’s challenging, too. Which is why we’re looking to expand our Engineering Team. We need the support of people who not only share our vision but who are intellectually flexible and tenacious; people who revel in problem-solving. People who can think laterally and challenge norms.

The role

This is a senior-level role. Focusing on platform IAC with team leadership and coaching.


  • Leading the platform team to maintain and grow the infrastructure
  • Code reviews of other team members
  • Involved in planning and design meetings
  • Lead docking the platform and application into alternative clouds from AWS
  • Review plan and implement DR processes
  • Manage team availability and cross training of technologies
  • Implement DLT Node resilience

Key skills

  • Experience in Linux (Alpine/Ubuntu), Docker, Kubernetes, AWS (S3, RDS, EC2, ECS, ELB), Jenkins, Jenkins X, Helm, IAC.
  • AWS Devops Engineer or AWS Solutions Architect certified.
  • AWS or Oracle certified. (AWS Devops Engineer/Solutions Architect).(Oracle Certified Master (OCM), PaaS or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure)
  • Inter-site/cloud/on-prem networking configuration (including use and configuration of IPSEC over VPN)
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment processes and working on both greenfield and existing architectures (including strong Git, GitHub experience)
  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of security and disaster recovery best practices for enterprise grade solutions
  • 5+ years commercial experience of DevOps/Infrastructure engineering (preferably in financially regulated businesses such as the Banking or Insurance market)
  • Ability to rapidly understand & document an existing process and provide actionable improvements in the short and medium term.

Personal strengths

  • Knowledge of at least one of: R3 Corda/Hyper Ledger Fabric/Ethereum and/or demonstratable interest in DLT/Blockchain or related technologies and business applications
  • Knowledge of any of RabbitMq, EMS, Kafka, MongoDB/Stitch
  • Exposure to test-driven and behaviour-driven development, test automation, secure by design approach

The team

At Quant, you’ll join a highly engaged and motivated Engineering department, working in one of the most genuinely exciting – and challenging - areas of technology today. Currently, our small teams are 100% remote (temporarily due to Covid-19) and employ high-quality and meticulous Agile practices and iterative development. All of our developers are intellectually agile, inquisitive and curious, love a challenge, are instinctive collaborators and love to continuously develop their skills.

The technology and tools you will be using

Tools: Helm, Git, Visual Studio Code, IntelliJ, Postman, Clubhouse and Miro

Tech Stack: Spring Boot, Java, JS, NodeJS , PHP and VueJS.

Platform: Kubernetes, AWS, Oracle

Databases: Mongo and Postgres, amongst others.

The rewards

Not only will you be working with a small, but rapidly growing, team, in one of the most genuinely exciting – and challenging - areas of technology today, but we are committed to the philosophy of CPM (continuous performance management). This not only helps us to develop team performance that will keep us at the leading edge of the technology, but ensures that every employee has the opportunity to maximise personal development and career growth. We also offer competitive salary, and an agile working environment.

At Quant Network, we’re looking for people who see things differently, are intellectually agile, inquisitive and curious, and who are instinctive collaborators. If you think this sounds like you, then we'd like to hear from you.

The perks

At Quant we are committed to employee physical and mental well-being, not only will you have unlimited access 24/7 to our employee assistance program, but you will also have access to free online fitness classes; free online GP services; healthy eating plans; as well as discounts on other gym memberships and equipment amongst other discounts.

We believe in different

Quant Network is built on difference. Our technology is different; our vision of connectivity is different; our developers think differently. That’s why we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. And it’s not just passive support: empty words to bolster a corporate brand. It’s active support, evidenced by facts such as that our workforce is approximately 50% female, and that we have a truly international team, with over 10 languages spoken. Basically, we welcome anyone who can contribute to helping us achieve our mission – to change the way the world connects.