Cloud Architect and DevOps Engineer

A unique growth opportunity for an experienced DevOps specialist to work in a start-up environment. We are looking for someone with a combination of top-notch hands-on cloud computing skills and a vision – a champion of automation and innovation.

7 Chord is an innovative trading technology start-up in NYC (Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, Class 2017). For credit traders, operating in the $8 trillion corporate bond market where 70% of activity is still conducted by phone, we provide trading signals and predicative analytics. Our products help them lower the costs of execution and make better investment decisions. Our growing all-star team of machine learning researchers, traders and engineers designed proprietary machine learning technology that operates in real-time low-latency environment. This is a unique opportunity to join a business with a high growth potential as one of the key early employees.


  • Architect and build automated and highly sophisticated infrastructure in a Cloud or Virtualized environment.
  • Manage network configuration like software.
  • Create and manage the roadmap for cloud / hybrid cloud initiatives.
  • Research and provide a position on emerging technologies and vendor solutions. Drive concept validation and prototyping.
  • Manage code migration, capacity planning and monitoring.
  • Be aware of functional requirements such as security, robustness, regulatory constraints.


  • Genuine depth of experience around network automation in the pure cloud or hybrid cloud environment and predictive tasks related to network operations.
  • Must be comfortable working in both Linux and Windows environments.
  • Experience building and deploying applications in AWS, Google Cloud, etc.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies, languages and processes.
  • Experience with automation and container technologies (Chef, Docker, Puppet etc.).
  • Strong scripting skills, i.e., Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering or a related field.
  • Management of continuous integration servers like Jenkins, Bamboo and TeamCity.
  • Experience with automated testing tools (ie. Selenium, JMeter).

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