Network Engineer - Data Center Network Infrastructure

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Sep 30, 2016 - Requisition No. 54792

The Data Center Network Infrastructure (DCNI) team manages the infrastructure that powers the Bloomberg Terminal, our core product. You’ll have the chance to work on capacity management, network application troubleshooting, infrastructure deployment and automation. You’ll also interact with vendors to resolve software/hardware related issues. Technology and product knowledge of various vendor platforms both from the standpoint of network and network security are essential to the role. On our team, you will help solve problems related to market data distribution, maintain and enhance network stability, drive automation and shorten our deployment cycle.

Who are you? A talented and motivated Network Engineer who is eager to contribute to the planning and implementation of the network and security infrastructure within the data centers. You understand switching, routing, firewall, load balancer technologies and related protocols. You’re excited to build on your knowledge and come up with new ways to improve operational efficiency. You thrive on new challenges and enjoy solving the problems associated with building a complex system.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Troubleshoot and repair data center network related issues
  • Maintain high availability and performance of the data center networks using various network monitoring tools including packet capture analysis
  • Participate in capacity planning activities and identify areas for improvements in managing network resource and inventory
  • Develop procedures for automating specific activities around repetitive tasks

You’ll need to have:

  • 7+ years of experience with large network deployments in an enterprise or service provider setting
  • Working knowledge of data center switching technologies, firewalls, load balancers and web proxies
  • A strong understanding of network protocols (BGP, OSPF, PIM, PGM)
  • Working operational knowledge of routing/switching as well as hands-on familiarity with major vendors' products such as Cisco, Juniper and Arista
  • Proven ability to solve complex problems using a modern programming/scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby)
  • The ability to troubleshoot complex issues related to hardware, network protocols, application behavior and TCP stack
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