Network Operations Engineer - Weekend Shift

Bloomberg - London
02 Feb 2021

The Bloomberg Network Operations team is responsible for running and supporting one of the largest private networks in the world. As part of this team, you will be responsible for the maintenance, support and development of the Bloomberg Network, spanning over 100 node sites and connecting clients globally to over 1,500 exchanges, which is integral to the success of the company. You will be required to work as part of a team that ensures our customers have 24/7 access to the Network in order for them to run their business successfully. You will provide reactive support to customers’ networking issues as well as proactive project work to ensure the Bloomberg network maintains its position at the cutting edge of network design and low latency delivery of data to our customers.

What's in it for you?

In our EMEA team, you will be joining a tight-knit group of engineers who are not just passionate about technology, but keen to solve sophisticated problems from analysing packets to troubleshooting networks. You will also collaborate with colleagues around the world. You also will be a critical point of contact between Network Operations and various internal groups to improve the quality of technical and telecommunication services provided to our customers.

We’ll trust you to:

  •  Provide support and maintenance of our global network using various platforms, from a variety of vendors including Juniper, Cisco and Linux (Red Hat)
  •  Provide day-to-day support of Bloomberg’s market data infrastructure globally
  •  Resolve connectivity issues to our most critical customers, financial markets and stock exchanges
  •  Handle projects including the installation and decommission of hardware
  •  Enforce deadlines, including the administration of internal ticketing systems
  •  Provide hardware and software support as well as configuring and maintaining a multitude of router types including Cisco and Juniper
  •  Be able to communicate at various levels, as well as being able to remain calm under pressure and be flexible in your approach

You’ll need to have:

  •  Networking Degree or similar industry standard networking or server qualifications (e.g. CCNA, JNCIA or Unix) or relevant work experience
  •  Hands-on network troubleshooting experience of critical issues
  •  Experience working with Juniper devices
  •  Problem solving, analytical and project management skills
  •  The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced innovative environment demonstrating high energy, a sense of urgency and decisiveness
  •  Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain a professional demeanour when handling sophisticated network issues

We’d love to see:

***The schedule for this position will be Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday (4 days a week) from 07:00 - 16:00***

  •  Experience working with exchange connectivity
  •  Software programming, scripting and reporting skills
  •  Understanding of financial markets and underlying technologies in data
  •  Understanding of multicast deployments using IGMP/PIM/MVR
  •  Knowledge of Data Centre builds and design fundamentals
  •  Experience with firewalls and policy deployment

 

If This Sounds Like You:

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are.
Bloomberg is an equal opportunity 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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.