Systems Engineer - Exchange Trading Services

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Jul 5, 2016 - Requisition No. 50246

Are you someone who can support UNIX/ Linux server environments based on your expert knowledge combined with a good understanding of underlying network infrastructure and protocols? Our rapidly growing team is looking for a system engineer with solid experience supporting financial markets infrastructure to help enrich new services to our core product, the Bloomberg Terminal. We design latency sensitive solutions for exchange trading services including market data feeds and transactional services used by our client for electronic trading at financial venues around the globe. You'll work in a highly creative team environment with other systems/ network engineers, architects, network security engineers and other integration specialists.

We work across multiple teams to deliver infrastructure solutions that are technically sound, resilient, automated and operationally supportable. It's essential that these solutions not only meet the business requirements, but also meet delivery goals and timelines.

The atmosphere is exciting, vibrant and bold. We are fuelled by the conviction that only the best is acceptable. Sound interesting? Keep reading!

We'll trust you to:

  • Collaborate with many engineering groups to build and implement elegant solutions
  • Be enthusiastic about system engineering and automation
  • Provide support and troubleshooting to maintain high availability and performance
  • Learn, test, implement and recommend new open source software

You need to have:

  • Strong experience as a systems engineer in a UNIX/Linux environment (Package management, Repository handling, syslog e.g.)
  • Advanced scripting experience (Perl, BASH or Python)
  • Experience in supporting and troubleshooting Linux systems and build/support of infrastructure automation tools and processes
  • Good base understanding about LAN/WAN networks/ protocols/ OSI model
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluency in English is a must

We'd love to see:

  • Experience using GIT Version control system/ Configuration management
  • Advanced Linux experience with a good understanding of MySQL, RPM builds, Jenkins
  • In-depth experience working in financial market data/ trading services infrastructure support roles
  • Fluent German

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:

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities 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, veteran status, or disability status.

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