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Vice President Platform Reliability Engineering and Management (SRE)



16d ago

  • Job
    Expert Level
  • Engineering
  • $150K - $200K
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor's degree, 10+ years in post trade processing, hands-on troubleshooting experience, and software development skills with scripting and DBMS knowledge. Operating system understanding is crucial. Already in a similar role.
  • You will provide technical leadership, implement SRE principles, automate processes, enhance plant stability, collaborate with regional counterparts, and troubleshoot across the stack daily.


  • Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, ideally in an area related to technology infrastructure (e.g., engineering, computer science, etc.)
  • 10 plus years of support experience in Post trade processing for Fixed Income and Equities. Familiarity with Broadridge a plus.
  • Hands on experience with troubleshooting Application/Database/Data related issues.
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize; ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience in software development: automation-related experience desired.
  • Scripting languages such as PowerShell, python or compiled languages such as C#, JAVA are most relevant, but others are acceptable.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft SQL server or any other DBMS including performance tuning.
  • Deep understanding of operating system level concepts such as processes, memory allocation, and the network stack an understanding of how applications are affected by the above, and ability to debug same.
  • Desired Skills:
  • Hands on experience with a scripting language and strong understanding of databases
  • Prior experience as a developer in a large-scale financial firm
  • The candidate must be already doing a similar role


  • Provide technical leadership to high performing global team and provide oversight in plant stability across applications supporting post trade processing (Operations).
  • Navigate global technology department and wider organization to better understand problems and to help implement solutions.
  • Represent the stability function on associated program governance committees and working groups.
  • Proactive risk identification, prevention and detection controls and processes, and metrics to enhance plant stability.
  • Collaboration with other regional counterparts on technical and functional initiatives.
  • Automate to drive efficiency. You will identify and create automation to eliminate manual day to day support activities; scope and create automation for deployment, management and visibility of our services.
  • Extensive experience with implementing SRE principles in the organization such as SLOs/SLIs and TOIL measurement
  • Implement best practices for building successful monitoring and alerting systems. Experience with Observability platforms like Datadog and open telemetry is desired.
  • You will work closely with engineering/development teams to design, build, and maintain systems and help them decide on products to use, schema design and query tuning.
  • Extensive troubleshooting abilities across the stack


What are the main responsibilities of the Vice President Platform Reliability Engineering and Management (SRE) position?

The main responsibilities include providing technical leadership to a global team, ensuring plant stability across applications supporting post trade processing, proactive risk identification and prevention, collaborating with regional counterparts on technical initiatives, automating to drive efficiency, implementing SRE principles, and troubleshooting issues across the stack.

What technical skills are required for this position?

A Bachelor's degree in a technology-related field, 10+ years of support experience in post trade processing, hands-on troubleshooting experience with applications/databases, strong organization skills, software development experience, scripting language proficiency, extensive database knowledge, and deep understanding of operating system concepts.

What are some desired skills for candidates applying for this role?

Desired skills include hands-on experience with scripting languages and database management, prior experience as a developer in a large financial firm, and currently holding a similar role.

Jefferies, the global investment banking firm serving clients for 60 years.

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Jefferies is a leading global, full-service investment banking and capital markets firm that provides advisory, sales and trading, research and wealth and asset management services. With more than 40 offices around the world, we offer insights and expertise to investors, companies and governments.


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