Engineering UNIX/Linux Technician (Consultant)

Careers at Bloomberg

Orangeburg, NY

Posted Jun 21, 2018 - Requisition No. 64957

Our Team:

We're looking for UNIX/Linux technicians to join our team on a contract basis to work within our world-class Operations centers. You will be part of a highly creative and dynamic team environment and you'll work closely with various groups including system administration, application development, and network design.

We design, implement, and support operational procedures on different hardware platforms that make up the Bloomberg Compute environment. On our team, you'll also be involved in special projects such as designing, testing, and implementing processes that the operations team implements. These are shift-based opportunities which support a 24x7 environment - we're looking for mostly night and weekend coverage.

You’ll need to have:

  • Flexibility on work location and the ability to work out of Middlesex county, NJ or Orangeburg, NY on all shifts depending on the business need
  • Availability to work varying coverage hours including weekends and nights
  • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux (Sun Solaris and AIX) as the primary discipline with a secondary baseline understanding of Microsoft Windows Servers
  • An introductory to basic level of understanding of open source tools and applications
  • The aptitude to quickly pick up new technologies and translate the technology to all within working environment

We’d love to see:

  • 2-3+ years of experience in Computer Operations
  • An understanding of data centers, data communications and utilities
  • Experience providing and automating day-to-day systems administration duties
  • Shell (Bourne), Perl, or Python scripting abilities
  • Networking and Internetworking experience as an operator, engineer, or tools integrator
  • Experience administering and integrating network management systems
  • Multiple open source automation and management toolset knowledge including Chef, Ruby, GitHub, Salt, Artifactory, and Jira to name a few
  • Knowledge of SDLC processing and development
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