Senior Network Operations Engineer

Locations: Belfast
ID: 13608

Description

Where Futures Are Made - CME Group is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small.


With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic and the work is unlike any other firm in the business.


Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

Our vision of the Network Operations group, is to gather sharp engineers that are passionate about the field of networking and surround them with like-minded individuals, constantly striving to innovate the operation and architecture of our large global network. On a typical day, you can be presented with enterprise level security issues one minute, troubleshooting market data multicast routing the next minute, all while working on a wireless problem on one of our trading floors.

We are constantly looking for engineers that aren’t afraid to contribute a fresh perspective, so if you love working in a dynamic high paced environment with no silos, we look forward to hearing from you

Responsibilities 

  • Lead in the troubleshooting of network based issues, being able to clearly analyze the problem at hand while interfacing with other departments to organize and control incident response
  • Ability to work on simultaneous change implementations, with a focus on automation, documentation and collaboration with other teams
  • Frequently engage in complex issues with both internal and external customers, with an emphasis on being able to analyze packet captures
  • Work with the engineering team on operational acceptance testing for new environments, while being able to analyze gaps in procedures and documentation.
  • Stay on top of emerging technologies in the network field, either through training or research, in order have the flexibility to learn and support a multi-vendor environment
  • Constantly evaluate existing designs or processes, while not being afraid to propose and implement changes to them
  • React to an ever changing global network, through configuration management, documentation, whilst engaging with different departments and business units

 

Criteria

 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience
  • Demonstrable industry experience (financial services and/or large scale unicast and multicast networks is a big plus)
  • Extensive in-depth knowledge and troubleshooting expertise of routing and switching protocols (OSPF, BGP, STP)
  • Experience designing and/or supporting large scale multicast networks, with a focus on financial market data feeds.
  • Experience in network monitoring, packet capture tools or software defined networking
  • Excellent understanding of security best practices in relation to all aspects of the network (Firewalls, Proxies, Penetration Scans, SSL, IPsec, Dot1x)
  • Experience implementing and troubleshooting wireless networks (standards, security, radio placement, etc)
  • Fundamental knowledge and theoretical understanding of software and hardware load balancers
  • Familiarity and/or experience with scripting languages and automation tools, with a focus on operationalizing mundane tasks and speeding up deployments
  • Big-picture understanding of the networking concepts behind virtual environments and various hybrid cloud initiatives


 

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:
 
  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;
  • The most advanced trading technology;
  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;
  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,
  • A great place to work.
 
With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day. 
 
We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.


 

 





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