Senior Systems Security Engineer (Consultant)

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Apr 28, 2017 - Requisition No. 58265

Our Team:

Bloomberg's Network Design and Information Security (NDIS) group is responsible for the design, architecture, development, and security of the internal and client-facing network, security, and virtualization infrastructure. Within NDIS, our team is entrusted with the network security policy for all global infrastructure. We're the go-to for designing the most efficient and secure solutions for custom and challenging connection requests.

We do whatever it takes to solve problems, even if it means analyzing packet captures for a week. We are experts at troubleshooting production problems quickly and with ease. We work closely with teams across the enterprise, including Network Security Infrastructure, networking teams, and the Cyber Security team.

What's in it for you:

Every day you'll face a unique challenge, or two. Besides navigating challenging connection requests, you'll contribute to the design, review, and implementation of strategic security initiatives. Since we're always looking at new technologies to support our clients, you'll have the opportunity to research and test new technologies for inclusion in the Bloomberg network security portfolios.

You’ll need to have:

  • 3+ years of experience in firewalls, proxies, load balancers, and UNIX-based systems
  • Proficiency in network protocols like TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, SSH, SSL, BGP, DNS, SNMP, VRRP
  • Proficiency in securing systems (e.g. common operating systems, network equipment)
  • Knowledge of security concepts and technologies such as IPS, VPNs, D/DoS
  • Working knowledge of common web architectures and related security risks
  • Working knowledge of large-scale networks including architecture and security risks
  • Working knowledge of Windows-based operating systems
  • The ability to write technical specifications and operational documentation

We'd love to see:

  • Working knowledge of scripting languages, Python preferred
  • Experience with router configuration and administration
  • Prior experience supporting a large-scale network
  • Involvement with the open source community
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