Server Engineer

Careers at Bloomberg

London

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 research, deploy and maintain 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 Internal groups and Bloomberg clients to build and implement elegant and resilient solutions
  • Be enthusiastic about system engineering, automation and new Technology
  • Provide support and troubleshooting to maintain high availability and performance
  • Learn, test, implement and recommend solutions that will improve the team’s efficiency
  • Be existed about the opportunity to be hands on in a multivendor environment

You’ll need to have:

  • Strong experience as a systems engineer in a Red Hat Linux environment (Package management, Repository handling, syslog e.g.)
  • Experience in scripting e.g (Perl, BASH or Python)
  • Experience in supporting and troubleshooting Linux systems and build/support of infrastructure automation tools and processes
  • Good working knowledge LAN/WAN network routing protocols OSPF,BGP, MPLS. OSI model, TCP stack
  • Strong communication skills

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
  • Understanding of Wireshark, previous experience using monitoring Tools Riverbed, Corvil, Netscout
  • A keen interest in Telemetry Data Analysis Elasticsearch Kibana, data visualisation

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://player.vimeo.com/video/160970985

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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