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Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 12:06 AM


Senior Systems Engineer
Jemstep – New York, NY

Senior Systems Engineer

Invesco-Jemstep is a leading provider of technology solutions to investment advisors (RIAs) and broker-dealers. Our advisor platform, Jemstep Advisor Pro, helps investment advisors scale their businesses efficiently through harnessing the best practices of technology for client engagement, onboarding and servicing. Established in 2008 and headquartered in Silicon Valley, Invesco-Jemstep has an established track record of introducing new and multi-patented technologies for the wealth management industry.
Invesco-Jemstep’s Johannesburg based development team is seeking a talented senior systems engineer to help them in their mission of delivering world-class technology solutions to investment advisors and their clients.
Note this position is for our Johannesburg development office located in Sandton.
About the Team
How we Work
We use a hybrid of Kanban, Scrum and Extreme Programming. We focus on delivering value to end users as efficiently as possible.
Deployments are fully automated, driven by our DevOps culture. Deployments are typically done daily by our QA team.
We drive continuous improvement (Kaizen): As a team we change our processes regularly, often as part of a retrospective outcome. We are not afraid to try and discard new ideas, as long as it makes us more efficient at delivering value.


Architect, implement and deliver systems to support the product roadmap
Maintain and monitor systems
Promote, implement and improve DevOps practices
Support engineering team practices e.g. Continuous Integration and automated code deployment
Contribute to building a highly effective team

Ruby, Python, Perl or Bash experience
Ability to apply DevOps practices
Experience with configuration management systems e.g. Chef, Puppet or Ansible
Strong Linux Administration skills including networking, filesystems, kernel tuning, security and remote access
Experience with virtualization and cloud infrastructure providers
Solid understanding of the full web technology stack
BS in a technology related field
Minimum of 5 years hands¬-on experience within a systems engineering environment
1-¬2 years in a senior systems engineer role preferred

Bonus Points
Experience managing a NoSQL database
Experience with EC2 or Openstack
Familiarity with Continuous Integration Systems
Familiarity with agile software development practices
Our team culture
As a company operating in a dynamic environment, Jemstep is a little different from your average large company. To work within its fast paced industry, Jemstep demands the best of its team and candidates should be prepared to work within an exciting but hard-working culture:
Environment and processes - Smaller, more nimble and dynamic.
Ambitious - 100% focused on meeting our goals and targets.
Attitude - Team members are driven, smart, ambitious and constantly encouraged to use their initiative to propel themselves, the team and business forward.

About Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Ltd. is a leading independent global investment management firm, dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our clients around the world. Operating in more than 20 countries, the firm is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ. Additional information is available at www .invesco. com.

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