Data Center Engineer

Locations: London
ID: 14019


CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group ( is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day – whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

The Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for maintaining and supporting our UK data center environments and ensuring all customer server environments are secure, operational, and highly available through continuous proactive monitoring, customer support, and scheduled maintenance preparation.  In addition there will be a requirement to assist local desktop team with desk side endpoint support including hardware break/fix, desktop imaging for onboarding requests & staff workstation moves.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Physically receive, inventory, install, and provide connectivity to all new devices in the datacenter.
  • Disconnect, power down, remove from racks, and follow existing EOL policy to dispose of old devices.
  • Install and troubleshoot copper and fibre connectivity between devices.
  • Adhere to all change control policies.
  • Performs daily computer room work planning.
  • Plans and assigns VLANs onto network switches. Assigns network switch ports for activation and deactivation status.
  • Works with RF Code equipment asset management system. Recording and documenting all assets into the database; Calculates fiber and copper transmission loss.
  • AV Software and Hardware: Understands and supports the backbone and hardware architecture of video conferencing and distribution systems.
  • Provides second level desk side support to all CME staff, ensuring hardware break/fix, peripheral/accessory requests, and new hire onboarding requests are completed within standard SLA’s.
  • Provides support and performs tasks assigned including hardware projects, department moves, and hardware refreshes.


  • Experience of supporting Production datacenter environments consisting of multiple OS/Appliances i.e. Cisco, F5, MS Windows 7/10, Redhat
  • Experience of at least two of the following
  • Intelligent Infrastructure Software (iPatch or similar)
  • Inventory Control Software (RedBeam or similar)
  • IT Asset Management Software (RF Code or similar)
  • Security Surveillance Software (Genetec or similar)
  • MS Office Suite


  • Knowledge of Financial Markets
  • Experience of working in mission critical environments
As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:
  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;
  • The most advanced trading technology;
  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;
  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,
  • A great place to work.
With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day. 
We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.



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