Senior Systems Engineer, Cloud

  • Competitive
  • Marlborough, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 25 Sep 17

Senior Systems Engineer, Cloud

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

We are seeking a systems engineer to perform engineering functions as part of Wellington's Client & Enterprise Technology team.  The engineer will work across the application stack, including the operating systems, application middleware components, databases and load balancing.  The systems engineer will assist application teams to provide resilient and scalable applications and databases while maintaining the current internal virtual server platform.  The engineer will also work directly with application teams to migrate applications to the Amazon platform.  All of Wellington's applications rely on the systems engineer to tune the environment and ensure that all components are healthy and optimizing them for the maximum performance.  The team provides 24/7/365 support for applications which facilitate global business processes critical to the operation of the Firm. 

Specific responsibilities will include design, implementation, deployment, and support efforts for window, linux, and Amazon Web Services, all of which are directly related to application and database platforms.  The engineer will provide formal plans to upgrade components of the platform and execute the plans with assistance from others on the team.  The engineer will also perform gap analysis as it applies to the application stacks for the purpose of formulating plans to mitigate and fill gaps that pose risk to the uptime and security of applications required by the business.

Requirements: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or foreign equivalent in Computer Science or Engineering (any field), or a related field of study is preferred but not required.  Five to seven years (5-7) of relevant experience in systems engineering or a related occupation working with Microsoft Windows or linux, and either shell or power shell scripting is preferred.  Two to three years (2-3)Experience working with Amazon Web Services.

Experience should include:

  • Familiarity with ITIL concepts such as change control and problem and incident management
  • Five years of experience supporting a Linux or Windows based operating system including tuning and patching as well as an understanding of active directory components
  • Experience with process automation to reduce complexity and risk of manual processes
  • Exposure to backup and recovery concepts for servers and databases
  • Hands on experience with Amazon Web Services and its components including, Cloud formation, EC2, S3, RDS, EBS, ELB.  Hands on experience is a plus
  • Hands on experience with sql, shell scripting languages such as shell or power shell, exposure to python and javascript is a plus
  • Hands on experience with Database platforms such as Oracle or MS SQLserver is a plus
  • Familiarity with the use of Tomcat and Apache for deploying basic applications
  • The engineer is required to have experience providing 24/7 technical support for global users.


JOB TITLE
Senior Systems Engineer, Cloud

JOB FAMILY
Systems Administration

LOCATION
Marlborough

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at Wellington@icareerhelp.com .