Bloomberg Network Engineer - Market Data Engineering - Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Job Requisition Number: 59619

Our Network Security, Engineering and Feeds group helps support one of the largest private communications networks in the world. Our clients depend on us to maintain connectivity for market data, electronic trading and critical news information. The Bloomberg network spans over 100 node sites, connects clients globally to over 1500 exchanges, market data and order entry venues. We touch all operational aspects of installing, maintaining and configuring this network. In our group, you’ll use your skills to also support our DMZ infrastructure, Linux servers and firewall equipment using proprietary systems and command line. We’ll tap into your troubleshooting and project management experience daily. You’ll regularly collaborate with teammates and developers, investigating and resolving time sensitive problems. We’d love to see you have experience working in a dynamic network environment where you supported network and security infrastructure that maintained business critical systems.

What we do:

The APAC Market Data Engineering team within the Network Security, Engineering and Feeds group is responsible for the day to day support of Bloomberg's market data infrastructure across the Asia Pacific region. The team is also responsible for designing, testing and implementing new market data connectivity solutions, providing Bloomberg with reliable and uninterrupted access to critical Market Data, Trading, and News Feeds from Banks, Stock Exchanges & News Agencies worldwide. As a member of this team, you will be involved in all technical aspects of the network, from hands-on support to software driven network management and control.

We’ll trust you to:
  • Resolve connectivity issues to our most critical customers, financial markets & Exchanges
  • Handle a high volume of tickets every day within a speedy environment
  • Play a key role in one of Bloomberg’s escalated technical teams
  • Work on various types of network devices via command line and priority systems such as Routers, Switches, Linux Servers & Firewalls
  • Draft network diagrams, perform network planning & implement changes
  • Be fast and flexible in a changing environment and be able to move between project related work and critical support issues with ease
You'll need to have:
  • Cisco CCNP, Juniper JNCIA/JNCIS, Linux, Checkpoint CCSA or equivalent engineering experience
  • Experience in analysing packet captures and other decode tools
  • Excellent troubleshooting, communication, and project management skills
  • Familiarity with various Checkpoint hardware deployments in a multi domain environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to work off hours as required
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
We'd love to see:
  • Software programming, scripting and reporting
  • Understanding of multicast deployments using IGMP/PIM/MVR
  • Experience with Bluecoat Proxy SG and/or Content analysis systems
  • Familiarity with Palo Alto firewalls including policy deployment using Panorama
  • Troubleshooting of SSL and IPSEC VPN connectivity over the Internet
  • Understanding of financial markets and underlying technologies in data distribution, feed handlers, and FIX message routing
Working hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 7:00 to 17:00
If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: http://www.bloomberg.com/careers/blog/

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