Core Systems Engineer

Wellington Management Company, LLP
London, United Kingdom
09 Mar 2023
29 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us

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 60 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.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.

About the Role

At Wellington Management our appetite for technology is insatiable. We recognize that the world is full of fascinating questions that will impact the future of companies, economies, financial markets, and entire industries. We want you to help us find answers to these questions by building and evolving our innovative, industry leading, technology platform. We are seeking qualified candidates to join our expanding technology team. Together, you will not only dream up solutions to today's investment challenges, but you will build them to see real-life results. Technology needs are advancing, and this level of complexity requires a highly sophisticated well-managed technology platform that is built by people like you. This is your chance to build something incredible. We want you to think big, to solve challenges, and positively impact our clients.

We are currently seeking a strong Core Systems Engineer to play a key role, deliver solutions to our business partners, solve complex problems, and strive to advance and sustain a world-class platform. This position requires strong analytical skills, with a high attention to detail, and a desire to analyze and solve complex problems. This individual must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work on a variety of assignments with people across the organization. Excellent organization, communication, and delivery skills are required. This individual must be a team player with a desire and willingness to learn. Our team's primary mission is to provide a resilient backbone infrastructure for the firm. Hence, this engineer will be responding to alerts, installing, configuring, and supporting network and security appliances.

  • Interact directly with business partners at all levels of the organization to define, analyze, and document requirements, as well as set priorities
  • Act as a champion and trusted advisor for the needs of the business partners
  • Develop a strong partnership with the delivery team to ensure on time, scalable, and high-quality business solutions
  • Act as an escalation point person for support issues that require detailed analysis and management
  • Provide regular status reporting and issue tracking
  • Deploy, manage, and troubleshoot various products and tools in network and security field to ensure seamless operations of the global infrastructure.
  • Proactively utilize monitoring tools to locate, diagnose and resolve network security related issues throughout the global, large scale, multi-protocol and multi-vendor infrastructure.
  • Plan and execute network and security changes with proper anticipation of risk, outage, and impact.
  • Perform data center operational work, managing and maintaining business critical data centers.
  • Work with various vendors in resolving support cases, RMAs, platform upgrades and refreshes.
  • Minimum 2 year(s) of experience in the network security operations and engineering field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and willing to work in an energetic, fast paced team environment
  • Experience documenting/diagramming workflows, such as Visio
  • Willingness to work independently in an energetic, fast-paced, business-critical and team oriented-environment
  • A strong team player, with ability to work in collaboration across teams
  • Strong AWS infrastructure experience with focus on data engineering services
  • Effective hands-on skills in enterprise routing and switching field, preferably Cisco CCNP/CCDP or CCNP Security certified.
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of TCP/IP stack, application protocols (DHCP, DNS, HTTP, SNMP, NTP...) and networking protocols and concepts (BGP, OSPF, VRF, NAT, Clustering, High Availability, Load Balancing, QoS).
  • Strong hands-on experience with networking products such as Cisco routers, Cisco Nexus/Catalyst switches, Arista and Aruba switches.
  • Exposure to network security products, preferably Zscaler, Palo Alto and Cisco ASA is a big plus.
  • Working knowledge of network monitoring, management and analysis tools such as Infoblox, Splunk, PRTG, Kibana, WireShark or similar.
  • Good working knowledge of global enterprise MPLS WAN connectivity solutions. Understanding of SD-WAN (Cisco Meraki, Cisco Viptela) concepts will be considered as a plus.
  • Enterprise wireless concepts and technologies, knowledge of Aruba wireless is a plus.
  • Experience with ITIL processes and procedures, especially with Change and Incident Management.
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal 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 .
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