Senior/Lead DevOps Engineer

Krakow, Poland

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Senior/Lead DevOps Engineer for our Krakow office to make the team even stronger.


Our customer is an American financial market company operating the world's largest options and futures exchange. It owns and operates large derivatives and futures exchanges in the USA and Europe, using online trading platforms. The exchange-traded derivative contracts include futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, rare and precious metals, weather, and real estate.


- Implement new FIXP protocol in Messaging Router written in Java;
- Improve Messaging Router performance;
- Implement binary application messages (SBE) in Messaging Router;
- Implement converter from binary format to FIX ASCII format.


- Challenging test environment and its configuration (includes multiple components)
- Achieve high performance solutions
- Understand financial market business domain
- Distributed team (Krakow, Gdansk, Chicago)


- You will get familiar with core financial market solutions;
- You will gain knowledge of low latency solutions (networking, tweaking Linux, messaging brokers);
- You will work with very experienced developers (great environment to grow).

Project technologies and tools

  • Used on daily basis:
    • Bamboo;
    • Jenkins (DSL);
    • Ansible;
    • Bash.
  • Used frequently:
    • Low Latency Java 8;
    • Spring Core framework;
    • High-speed networking;
    • Message Brokers (TIBCO FTL, TIBCO RV, Kafka, Real-logic Aeron);
    • OpenOnload Solarflare;
    • AWS EC2;
    • Chef.


  • Create and maintain Bamboo plans;
  • Automate deployment to dev and testing environment;
  • Execute performance runs and analyze the results;
  • Extend Continuous Development/Continuous Integration;
  • Collaborate closely with Senior in-house Software Engineers and QA Engineers;
  • Solve technical problems (i.e. connectivity) independently and application issues (i.e. configuration) with the help of developers.


  • M.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Applied Mathematics or related technical diploma;
  • Strong experience as a DevOps Engineer;
  • Strong experience with back-end technology stacks;
  • Advanced English;
  • Linux knowledge;
  • Networking;
  • Knowledge of any scripting language (i.e. Python, Perl);
  • Troubleshooting of application issues (connectivity, configuration, etc.) with the help of developers;
  • Maintenance of CI/CD (Bamboo, Jenkins);
  • Concept of Messaging Queues;
  • Working knowledge of Agile and Scrum.

Nice to have

  • Reading and debugging Java code;
  • Linux internals;
  • Experience in financial markets;
  • Financial protocols: FIX, FIXP.

We offer

  • Possibility to be involved in an international project (Canada, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, USA, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, etc.);
  • Language classes (English and Polish);
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online courses and library, experience exchange with colleagues around the world, partial grant of certification;
  • Career development center;
  • Possibility to take part in both: corporate and startup environment;
  • Possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects;
  • Relocation package for those who relocate to Krakow, Wroclaw, Katowice or Gdansk from other locations;
  • Benefit package (health care, multisport, lunch tickets, petrol vouchers and shopping vouchers, etc.);
  • Fruits on a weekly basis;
  • Sponsored sport activities, E-sport program;
  • We kindly ask you to include the following clause in your application: "Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie danych osobowych zawartych w niniejszym dokumencie do realizacji procesu rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 10 maja 2018 roku o ochronie danych osobowych (Dz. Ustaw z 2018, poz. 1000) oraz zgodnie z Rozporządzeniem Parlamentu Europejskiego i Rady (UE) 2016/679 z dnia 27 kwietnia 2016 r. w sprawie ochrony osób fizycznych w związku z przetwarzaniem danych osobowych i w sprawie swobodnego przepływu takich danych oraz uchylenia dyrektywy 95/46/WE (RODO)";
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.