About Beacon Platform

Roppongi, Tokyo

Beacon Platform enables financial services firms to get more value out of their R&D. We provide clients with a powerful set of cross-asset trading and risk tools and analytics out of the box, including full access to source code, and let them build on top.

Key benefits

  • Work on a global codebase
  • Diverse team
  • Work in English

About the position

Beacon’s innovative cloud infrastructure and quant platform is deployed onto major cloud platform services and we work with some of the most sophisticated financial services firms. The DevOps team is responsible for operating and maintaining the cloud infrastructure at Beacon and for its Clients.

A typical day to day of a devops engineer involves configuring Beacon’s infrastructure-as-code platform, diagnosing infrastructure related issues with other teams. Issues can be related to networking, memory/cpu usage, storage management or cloud APIs. The DevOps Engineer also works closely with Platform Engineering and Application Engineering teams to maintain the platform, and is actively involved in the automation design. The DevOps Engineer will also aid in architecture and design discussions internally and with clients. The DevOps Engineer will have very high exposure with clients to plan and drive a better solution by working closely with internal / external SMEs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take requirements from clients and deploy and configure cloud resources.
  • Build monitoring for infrastructure resources and proactively identify bottlenecks and advise or implement remediation steps.
  • Manage deployment and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Debugging and troubleshooting services, databases, cloud infrastructure.
  • Keen eye for automation and improving efficiency.
  • Work with teams internally and with Beacon clients on infrastructure design and architecture.
  • Work with a global team across NY, LDN, TKO.
  • Research and collaborate with the Platform Engineering team on Cloud infrastructure components.
  • Take ownership of internal tools written in Python, Terraform, Puppet, Golang, TypeScript. Git for version control. Deployment environments are Docker, AWS, Azure, GCP.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of Linux system administration.
  • Self-starter and interest in cloud and software defined infrastructure.

Desired Criteria:

  • Experience with AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Hands-on experience with Linux infrastructure (e.g. RedHat, Ubuntu).
  • Experienced at supporting production environments.
  • Experience with Terraform and Puppet.
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, Docker Compose, Consul.
  • Some system level programming experience.
  • Familiarity with VSCode.
  • Git experience.
  • Familiarity with some of: ELK, Grafana, Prometheus, NGINX, Docker, etc.

A successful candidate possess these skills

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team oriented.
  • Self-motivated and isn’t afraid of taking on ownership.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Perseveres and drives issues and projects to completion.
  • Enjoys learning new technologies and leveraging them.

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About Beacon Platform

Roppongi, Tokyo

Beacon Platform enables financial services firms to get more value out of their R&D. We provide clients with a powerful set of cross-asset trading and risk tools and analytics out of the box, including full access to source code, and let them build on top.

Key benefits

  • Work on a global codebase
  • Diverse team
  • Work in English

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