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Senior Infrastructure & Systems Engineer – S&P Dow Jones Indices 

S&P Dow Jones Indices is seeking a Sr. IT Infrastructure & Systems Engineer to be a key player in the development and support of its Index Platforms that runs major headline indices like S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Averages. This role requires a seasoned technologist, who works effectively, both independently, as well as collaboratively in a team environment to design infrastructure and systems for mission critical real-time applications.
The candidate must be a delivery-focused person with experience and skills in managing IT Infrastructure & systems. The candidate will report to the Sr. Director of Infrastructure Systems Engineering.
  • Define and design IT infrastructure for compute, network and storage systems.
  • Provision instances in AWS Cloud and manage resource utilization.
  • Develop Linux & Ansible scripts to deploy systems configurations on the Cloud.
  • Deploy security patches and upgrades on RedHat Linux Operating Systems.
  • Coordinate with Systems Administrators for server build & configuration.
  • Deploy systems monitoring and reporting solutions using Nagios and Splunk.
  • Configure core systems services like DNS, LDAP, syslog, mail etc.
  • Select and procure hardware & network equipment, manage hardware upgrade projects.
  • Monitor rack installation, verify cabling standards and define power requirements.
  • Planning bandwidth requirements for a global network.
  • Coordinate implementation of Firewall rules, NAT IP addresses and routing changes.
  • Investigate latency issues, network packet drops, system performance issues.
  • Define system requirements for Oracle RAC databases and coordinate with DBA teams.
  • Build infrastructure & systems that confirm to Information Security standards.
  • Participate in Risk Assessment reviews, audits and address vulnerabilities to infrastructure.
  • Implement highly-available & fault-tolerant solutions to withstand system failures.
  • Troubleshoot network & system issues with stock exchanges and market data distributors.
  • Monitor systems and identify performance bottlenecks.
  • Create automation scripts for server and application build out.
  • Respond to critical production issues and provide immediate workarounds to maintain business continuity.
  • Maintain network diagrams, systems installation configuration & guides, support procedures and runbook.
  • Manage and execute disaster recovery plans, coordinate change control process, obtain approvals.
  • Execute proof of concepts on new products & technologies.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Telecommunication or Engineering is required, or in lieu, a demonstrated equivalence in work experience.
  • 6 years of experience in System Administration in RedHat Linux or Unix
  • Experience in setting up virtual machines.
  • Experience working with cloud computing (AWS, Azure )
  • Experience working in data centers or deployment of large scale IT infrastructure.
  • Experience in system monitoring using Nagios or other products.
  • Hands-on experience in troubleshooting production issues and meeting critical SLAs.
  • Experience with real-time and high-speed/low latency systems is desirable.
  • Exposure to Market data or trading platforms.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies.

About S&P Dow Jones Indices

At S&P Dow Jones Indices, our role can be described in one word: essential. We’re the largest global resource for index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other index provider in the world; with over 1,000,000 indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the way people measure and trade the markets. We provide essential intelligence that helps investors identify and capitalize on global opportunities.

S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence.For more information, visit


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