Senior Systems Engineer

London, England
Work Type: Full Time

Archax is an FCA-regulated exchange, broker and custodian for digital assets, targeted at professional and institutional clients. Our services cover all types of digital assets – from cryptocurrencies to NFTs to digital securities – as well as traditional financial instruments too. Our vision is to develop a truly digital capital markets ecosystem that bridges traditional and crypto markets, leveraging tokenisation and blockchain/DLT/Web3.0 technologies.

*** This is an office based role, you must be able to commute to and work in the City of London as a norm***


Archax has reached a growth point in its development and an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer to join the team. They will bring many years of experience supporting a wide variety of systems and technologies preferably from a capital markets environment. The successful applicant will also have worked in an environment where internal developers have built internal capital markets/trading software.

They will provide a senior technology support function and ongoing project-based engineering work across the technology estate, including desktops, severs, networking, public cloud and applications, both off the shelf and bespoke. The team is growing but currently consists of 3 FTE, this is expected to grow over the next 12 months.

Applicants will have a strong engineering background, be ambitious, bright, motivated and have substantial experience in a highly technical role. They will also be comfortable gaining and maintain professional qualifications.

Archax is a highly regulated fintech scale-up so experience of working in a rapidly evolving fluid company is vital. The successful applicant must have experience in a firm that has delivered product to external customers.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:


  • Significant 7 years + experience as a Technical Support Engineer/Application Support Analyst
  • Hands-on experience with Windows/Linux/Mac OS environments
  • Networking knowledge to CCNA level
  • General system administration skills – desktops, AV, monitoring tools, PBXs, etc
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Hands on experience with setup, management and troubleshooting of VMware (ESXi 7.x)
  • Understanding and experience with the administration of MySQL and PostgreSQL databases (RDS)
  • Ability to automate tasks through POWERSHELL/BASH scripting
  • Hands on experience with Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Experience with Hybrid Active-Directory Domains
  • Experience in setup and management of Intune as well as other MDM solutions.
  • Atlassian Cloud hands on experience (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • Understanding of basic developer concepts/processes (Branching, Commits, Merges, PRs)
  • Understanding of CI/CD concepts and tooling (Jenkins, Proget etc)
  • Provision of technical mentoring of junior staff as required

Other required Skillsets/Traits:


  • Ability and willingness to take ownership, responsibility and accountability of projects
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills including problem solving and solution-orientated thinking
  • Able to use initiative, work unsupervised and comfortable taking responsibility
  • Energetic personality with the drive to effect change and develop relationships across all levels of the business
  • Degree or relevant industry qualifications


  • Competitive salary.
  • Discretionary bonus.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Comprehensive private healthcare scheme.
  • Death in service benefit.
  • 25 days holiday. Increasing by one day each year up to 30 days.
  • Extra day’s holiday for birthday. 
  • Being part of an entrepreneurial, exciting, fast-growing, and future thinking company.
  • Opportunities to attend events representing Archax and its vision.
  • Encouragement and support in your personal career development and industry knowledge.

Archax is an equal opportunities employer and places a high value on diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate based on any attribute.

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