Systems Engineer

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Posted Jun 26, 2017 - Requisition No. 59174

Our Company

Bloomberg PolarLake delivers the world’s foremost Data Utility to the Financial Markets. Our clients experience immediate improvement in Data Quality, Operational Process & Control, Reaction to Change and Data Governance when they on-board to our Private Cloud - Hosted Service.

Why Bloomberg PolarLake?

At Bloomberg Polarlake, You’ll have the opportunity to go above and beyond as well as work on interesting challenging projects with a number of key partners both internally and externally. We are passionate about people who are excited by innovation, who care about our customers and what to help us achieve our mission to “Simplify Data Management”. If this sound like you we'd love to hear from you!

What is Bloomberg PolarLake? Click on the link and See for yourself!

What’s the role?

We are looking for a systems engineer to join our infrastructure team, to help us build, support and improve this managed service as we enter a new phase of growth. We're currently building the next generation of this infrastructure, including improvements to our tools, components, and procedures - and are looking for someone to be a part of a team to help us mature and establish a standard of excellence Bloomberg customers have come to expect.

What will you be doing?

  • Contribute to the design, build and on-going support of Server and Storage Infrastructure
  • Contribute to best-in-class reliability of critical infrastructure components
  • Contribute to best-in-class Server and Storage security
  • Support the build of Infrastructure monitoring framework
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of infrastructure support procedures
  • Support the on-going automation of infrastructure build and management process
  • Help build the customer support model and service ethic that delivers best in class support to all internal and external service clients
  • Provide technical leadership in core skills areas

What would we like you to have?

  • Fault tolerant infrastructure support across multiple international data centres
  • 5+ years’ experience of Unix/Linux System Administration in large data centre environments
  • Hands on experience of Red Hat / Centos, Satellite Server, Red Hat Virtualization
  • Infrastructure support automation (Puppet, Foreman, Ansible etc)
  • Storage infrastructure implementation and management (SAN/NAS), Fibre Channel, NFS, CIFS
  • Monitoring infrastructure - Icinga, Nessus, Cacti, Graphite
  • Corporate infrastructure - Microsoft, Citrix , VMware


  • Approachable, constructive, professional, willing to help
  • Self-starter, problem-solver
  • Take initiative to improve infrastructure components where require
  • Collaborative approach, ability to work in a team and share/exploit team member skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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