15 Feb System and Network Engineer Position

Company overview

Contineo is the first industry supported, open messaging network for private banks and wealth management firms to access issuers of structured products. The company counts the largest financial institutions in the world as clients

The Systems and Network engineer will support the Head of IT, and be responsible for Contineo Private Cloud maintenance and constant evolution.

You will get hands on experience with an early stage financial technology company and work with a dynamic team across multiple disciplines.

Responsibilities/Knowledge :

Customer on-boarding:

  • Perform commissioning and decommissioning of Contineo application when on-boarding new subscribers


Software release:

  • Deploy new software releases according to Contineo Release process (SIT,UAT, Prod)
  • Perform and enhance technical sanity checks after deployment
  • Follow the current software release process in accordance with Head of IT guidelines
  • Automate new software release deployment


Cloud management:

  • Maintain Contineo private cloud (VMs, Resource allocation…)
  • Optimise cloud design and resource allocation
  • Maintain flexibility and sustainability of the overall cloud layer


Hardware and Network management:

  • Assist in vendor management to ensure systems efficiency
  • Design smart and intuitive solutions to support cloud and software needs
  • Constantly help improve hardware & network architecture
  • CMDB implementation and documentation


IT Operation:

  • Monitor systems and proactively identify performance issues
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and fixing system issues
  • Test all changes to networks, hardware, software, and hosted applications
  • Maintain good working relationships with all service providers and vendors
  • Assist customer service representative to create monthly reporting on Contineo performances and SLA.


Your Qualifications/Skills: 

  • Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Min 4 years experience in an Infrastructure/Cloud/Network position
  • Solid technical background in a hosted services environment including infrastructure networks, hardware and software
  • Able to gather relevant information systematically to troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Good knowledge of security as it relates to cloud based infrastructure
  • Good analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Custom to working outside normal business hours in order to perform duties


  • Application/Server/DB: Java Servlet, RESTful, JSON, XML, JMS, Tomcat, PostgresSQL
  • Cloud layer: Solid experience in virtualisation, experience with OpenStack is a huge plus
  • Experience in High Available distributed system (using HA Proxy)
  • Experience with FIX engine administration is a plus
  • OS: Linux Ubuntu, CentOS
  • Scripting: Unix shell scripts, Perl, PHPOS: Linux Ubuntu, CentOS
  • Network: Very good knowledge in firewall / switch / load balancer management, BGP, Routing, VLAN


Location and Travel

This is a full-time position and is based  in  Hong Kong offices of the company.  Some travels (esp. to Singapore) may be part of the job.


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