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.
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 www.spdji.com