Hybrid Network, Security and Automation Architect

Indrykket: 21.3.2020

Saxo Bank, København

Hybrid Network, Security and Automation Architect

Saxo Bank is an award winning global market leader in multi-product online trading, and a fully licensed and regulated European bank. We are leading fintech and regtech specialists, connecting traders, investors and partners to more than 35,000 instruments – across all asset classes – from a single account. We build digital platforms to facilitate multi-asset market access and provide clients of all sizes with professional-grade tools, industry-leading prices and best-in-class service.

Our in-house designed and built Saxo Bank trading system handles:

  • over 25,000 concurrent online trading clients 24 hours per day / 5,5 trading days per week
  • more than 160,000 unique monthly users to our social trading portal
  • in excess of 400,000 price feed updates per second
  • intraday execution and booking of up to 900 trades per second
  • over 1,000,000 trade transactions processed daily


The Enterprise Platform Engineering (EPE)/ Network & Security team consists of 8 employees and its overall purpose is to maintain, operate and develop Saxo Bank’s Cloud, LAN, WAN, Remote offices and Datacenters across the globe.

As our new Hybrid Network, Security and Automation Architect you refer to the EPE Network & Security Manager and among other tasks you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain, deploy, upgrade and troubleshoot network security infrastructure solutions including firewalls, load balancers, client VPN and Intrusion Prevention Systems.
  • Help design and implement network security strategy including cloud enablement and establishing next generation firewall features and capabilities.
  • Work as a team member or individual on multiple projects and assignments relating to network and security services and configurations or application initiatives along with meeting commitment dates.
  • Researching, developing and implementing Network and security infrastructure and management standards across our network and security platform.
  • Continuously improve our infrastructure to be easy to deploy, scalable, secure and fault tolerant.
  • Collaborate with Security and Infrastructure teams to develop consistent technical solutions, implementation activities and support processes.
  • Participate in Pre-Production and Production site releases and available for 24x7x365 on-call rotation.
  • Write and manage technical documentation, policies, and procedures.


This is a network architect position which requires at least 10 years of network and security experience with a proficiency in the Software defined networks, Public and Private Cloud, Cisco and other technologies in an Enterprise environment. The qualified candidate will have at least 5 years in a continuous deployment environment with the focus on automation and must be able to demonstrate solid problem-solving skills.

A successful candidate will be a highly skilled individual who has a proven track record of architecting large Cloud / Hybrid environments, complex Enterprise services and takes pride in bringing high-quality solutions quickly to market, enjoys learning and applying new technologies across stacks, values collaboration and thrives in a dynamic engineering-oriented work environment.

Further we are looking for a candidate with the following professional competencies:


  • Cisco Certified Internetworking expert (CCIE).
  • Experience with seamless/automated build scripts used for release management across all immutable environments.
  • 5+ years hands on in-depth experience using Network Core, Distribution and Edge networking devices.
  • Experience and knowledge setting up network and security devices in a Cloud environment, which includes being knowledgeable in Kubernetes, Docker and other containerization tools.
  • Strong background in security, network protocols and OS configuration.
  • Experience in Identity Management and Identity Providers.
  • Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewalling.
  • Experience setting up and configuring Network and security production environments and Network and security features/tools.
  • Understanding and experience with code deployment (tagging).
  • Strong scripting skills, i.e., PowerShell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.
  • Experience troubleshooting complex production incidents in Network and security-based applications and services.

Personal attributes

  • Strong oral, written communications and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently as required.
  • Highly motivated & driven team player.
  • Ability and desire to mentor and support team members across the organization and provide ongoing knowledge transfers relating technology evolution, troubleshooting techniques, and automation.
  • Continued study of emerging technologies and industry directions.


First and foremost, we offer more than just a job; being an employee in Saxo Bank is an opportunity to invest in your future. In addition, you get:

  • A chance to join a truly growth-embracing culture, which will commit to helping you grow personally and professionally.
  • An opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, very ambitious and, at the same time, informal and pleasant working environment.
  • A competitive salary plus benefits package.
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I 1998 lancerede vi en af de første onlinehandelsplatforme og gjorde dermed professionelle handelsværktøjer og alle aktivklasser tilgængelige for enhver.

Med vores fintech-ekspertise nedbryder vi fortsat barrierer på de globale kapitalmarkeder. Vores høje serviceniveau, konkurrencedygtige priser og intuitive platforme gør det muligt for tradere og investorer at tage kontrol over deres finansielle fremtid.

Vi udvikler digitale platforme for at muliggøre markedsadgang på tværs af aktivklasser, og vi sikrer, at alle vores kunder – uanset størrelse – har adgang til professionelle værktøjer, konkurrencedygtige priser og service i verdensklasse.

Saxo Bank stræber altid efter at være de bedste i industrien og derfor tænker vi altid fremad og udfordrer status quo. Vores ledelse, branchespecialister og teknologieksperter deler løbende deres tanker om alt fra de problemstillinger, udbydere af finansielle tjenesteydelser står over for, til den globale udvikling inden for fintech.