Network Operations Engineer - Hong Kong
Posted Sep 28, 2021 - Requisition No. 95799
The Bloomberg Network Operations team manages and supports one of the largest private networks in the world. As part of this team, you will be responsible for the maintenance, support and development of the Bloomberg Network, spanning over 100 node sites and connecting clients globally to over 1,500 exchanges, which is integral to the success of the company. You will be required to work as part of a team that ensures our customers have 24/7 access to the Network in order for them to run their business successfully. You will provide reactive support to customers’ networking issues as well as proactive project work to ensure the Bloomberg network maintains its position at the cutting edge of network design and low latency delivery of data to our customers.
What's in it for you?
In our APAC team, you will be joining a tight-knit group of engineers who are not just passionate about technology, but keen to solve complex problems from analyzing packets to troubleshooting networks. You will also partner with a hardworking, approachable team with a diverse set of backgrounds across APAC to collaborate with colleagues around the world. You also will be a critical point of contact between Network Operations and various internal groups to improve the quality of technical and telecommunication services provided to our customers.
We’ll trust you to:
- Provide support and maintenance of our global network using various platforms, from a variety of vendors including Juniper, Cisco and Linux (Red Hat)
- Provide day-to-day support of Bloomberg’s market data infrastructure across the Asia Pacific region
- Resolve connectivity issues to our most critical customers, financial markets and stock exchanges
- Run projects including the installation and decommission of hardware
- Adhere to strict deadlines, including the administration of internal ticketing systems
- Provide hardware and software support as well as configuring and maintaining a multitude of router types including Cisco and Juniper
- Be able to communicate at different levels, as well as being able to remain calm under pressure and be flexible in your approach
You’ll need to have:
- The ability to work the weekend shift, Friday to Monday (4 days a week) from 8:00 - 19:00
- Networking Degree or similar industry standard networking or server qualifications (e.g. CCNA, JNCIA, or Unix) or relevant work experience
- 3+ years of hands-on network troubleshooting experience of critical issues
- Experience with firewalls and policy deployment
- Problem solving, analytical and project management skills
- The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced innovative environment demonstrating high energy, a sense of urgency and decisiveness
- Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain a professional demeanor when handling complex network issues
- Ability to communicate across multiple stakeholder groups with strong written and oral English
We’d love to see:
- Experience working with stock exchange and market data connectivity
- Software programming, scripting and reporting skills
- Understanding of financial markets and underlying technologies in data
- Understanding of multicast deployments using IGMP/PIM/MVR
- Knowledge of Data Center builds and design fundamentals
- Experience with cloud technologies
If this sounds like you:
Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: https://www.techatbloomberg.com/
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