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DevOps Engineer
Ref No.: 16-02019
Location: Philadelphia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 11/08/2016
 The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.
With global headquarters in Philadelphia, (MIM), is the global investment management arm of the Group, an Australia-based global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services operating in more than 70 locations in more than 27 countries. MIM offers securities investment management capabilities across a number of asset classes including fixed income, currencies, equities, infrastructure securities, hedge funds, and multi-asset allocation solutions. Working together our talented teams have asset management expertise and strong investment convictions and are dedicated to providing our clients with investment excellence. 
There are several exciting initiatives underway:
  • Transform our Front Office, Back Office, Data Management, and Client platforms from regional to global
  • Deliver new mobile capabilities to enable business agility and extend business reach
  • Empower businesses to increase insights by standing up an enterprise analytics and business intelligence (BI) platform
  • Advance Data Governance to boost global business competitiveness
  • Maximize application agility and scalability by adopting both public and private cloud technologies
  • Develop continuous delivery capabilities by utilizing DevOps to optimize time to market.
 
Technology is at the heart of everything we do. To drive the above initiatives, we are looking for candidates who will make a lasting impact on the success of the firm as we redefine the future of our global technology platform.
Description
the Investment Management (MIM) Technology Division has an opportunity for a DevOps Engineer with strong scripting, analysis and automation skills to join the growing team in center-city Philadelphia.
The successful candidate will work directly with a global development team, traders, operations, and external partners to drive continuous delivery through test drive development and automation, while championing a DevOps Culture
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Gain and utilize deep understanding of the business flows
  • Drive Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (DevOps) methodologies and standards into our application support methodologies
  • Automate routine release or environment management tasks
  • Provide coaching and direction to team members in DevOps practices and drive continuous service improvement initiatives
  • Enable Monitoring and Alerting tools
  • Enable and manage Log Consolidation
  • Implement Automation tools and services associated to BAU activities
  • Plan and implement System Maintenance and Upgrades
  • Ensure smooth delivery of releases to production
  • Collaborate closely with technical, delivery, architecture, and product teams to execute on an aggressive product roadmap
  • Integrate an effective DevOps model that effectively supports all system platform environments
  • Champion development methodology trends and emerging technologies
Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience in driving DevOps methodologies.
  • Significant experience in supporting technical production environments.
  • Deep hands-on experience with scripting and automation; has ability to write or modify tools in Powershell, Bash, Ruby, Python, and Perl.
  • .NET, Java, SQL, python release management experience
  • Proficient Linux admin and scripting experience
  • Experience in build/continuous integration tools
  • Prior experience supporting 24x7, highly-available production systems.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and creative problem solving abilities
  • Strong Knowledge of Windows/RHLE environments: debugging, and performance tuning.
  • Knowledge of NAS and SAN (block) storage solutions and file sharing network protocols.
  • Strong understanding of best practices around operations, software development, release engineering, quality assurance
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, DNS, SMTP, load-balancers, and highly available clusters
  • Superior organization, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Working experience with Agile methodology.
  • AWS experience a plus
  • Highly effective at coaching, learning from, and collaborating with other engineers
  • Demonstrated ability to manage effectively working across various time zones
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.