Senior Network and Automation Engineer

Saxo Bank IT consist of over 450 IT professionals based in Copenhagen and Delhi who, using latest technologies and agile methodologies; design, build and run the Saxo Bank award winning, global multi-asset trading platform. Our specialty is within capital markets with focus on; high reliability, large volumes, low latency and a world class, cloud-based experience for retail, institutional and white label clients.

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 Infrastructure Network Engineering department consists of 8 employees and its overall purpose is to maintain, operate and develop Saxobank’s LAN, WAN, Remote offices and Datacenters across the globe.

As our new Senior Network and Automation Engineer you refer to the Infrastructure Network Manager and among other tasks you will be responsible for:

  • Design, implement, maintain and document SDN such as SD-WAN, SD Access and ACI in cooperation with our partners.
  • Maintain, develop and automate our WAN, LAN and Cloud Networks.
  • Provide 2nd/3rd level support on network related issues globally.
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
  • Design and implement automation tasks and monitor their effectiveness.
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution


As a person you come across as a well-motivated team player with a high drive to learn and explain complicated technical solutions. You work well in an organization of high delivery pace, and strive to finish projects within the agreed timeline.

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

  • Proven hands-on network engineering experience
  • Familiarity or hands-on programming experience with some scripting languages and network deployment tools/models such as Python, JSON, Yang, Openflow, REST, Netconf
  • CCNP level or higher (CCIE highly valued)
  • Deep understanding of networking technologies (e.g., IPSEC, 802.1X, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, QoS)
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools
  • Fluent in English and Danish (Corporate language and used every day in the department).


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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Contact person:
Henrik Faltz Thomsen
Tel: +45 39774643
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