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  • £60k - 70k
  • 17 Jun 2019

Job description

BlackRock - the world's largest asset manager - are on the hunt for talented Java developers who share their thirst to solve the world's most complex problems.

In this hands-on role you will work collaboratively with industry leaders across both technology and finance, to build innovative software solutions that will disrupt the financial markets for years to come.

Sitting within the Aladdin Product Group, you soon become an integral member of their Sales & Distribution Systems team - responsible for client money flow from investors to portfolio managers tools - you will build out business-critical components and complex enterprise software systems.

Current stack includes: Java | Sybase | React | Angular | TypeScript | MySQL | NoSQL | Cassandra | HBase

This dynamic role will give you exposure to the latest technologies including Python, Cassandra, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes and more. All for a highly competitive benefits package including unlimited holiday and industry-leading annual bonuses.

  • 17 Jun 2019

Job description

 Here at Hermes, a staggering amount of data is processed by our Data Gateway team on a daily basis. We have a highly skilled team of DBA’s who are pivotal in shaping data insights for the wider business.

We are looking for a personable and experienced Senior DBA to join the well-established and diverse team here in Leeds, to add to our team of 4 DBA’s. As a Senior DBA, you will be expected to hit the ground running and support us with our Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Working with some of the most exciting and innovative technology on the market, such as SAP HANA and OCI, the role will suit you if you are looking to add real value to a consistently growing business.

If you have a proven track record working to a high level with Oracle Databases, then we would love to hear from you.

Key Skills & Technologies:

  • Oracle Production Support on versions 11g, 12c
  • RMAN Backup & Recovery
  • Performance Tuning SQL, AWR analysis of reports
  • Database Migrations using Transportable Tablespaces, RMAN & DataPump
  • Awareness of Cloud Technologies (AWS & OCI)
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager (Cloud Control)
  • Standby Databases using Data Guard
  • Data Warehouse experience and Partitioning
  • Grid Infrastructure (Clusterware & ASM)
  • Upgrading/Patching Databases
  • Unix / Oracle Linux skills

Desirable skills but not essential:

  • PL/SQL coding experience
  • DB2
  • Sybase
  • Plymouth
  • £28,000 - £30,000 per annum, inc benefits
    • Permanent
  • 17 Jun 2019

Main Purpose

  • Ensure stability, operation and quality of the IT systems infrastructures and applications supporting the Reservation Systems to ensure these systems are available where and when required.
  • Ensure technical solutions are implemented in respect of deadlines set by business constraints and in accordance with the Company’s strategy and security policies.
  • Participate in the strategy and definition of IT systems resources required by the Company’s applications.
  • Collaborate with team members to improve the company’s engineering tools, systems and procedures, and data security.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Monitor all IT systems infrastructures and plan ongoing developments in conjunction with service providers.
  • Diagnose and resolve problems using systems administration and performance monitoring software tools.
  • Communicate and work in close collaboration with other teams
  • Ensure documentation for system policies, technical specifications and operating procedures are maintained and updated.
  • Manage operational relationships with IT systems service providers
  • Provide second level support for system issues raised by the service desk.
  • Conduct systems tests for security, performance, and availability
  • Develop and maintain design and troubleshooting documentation
  • Provide 24/7 support out of office hours on a rota basis with other members of the Reservations systems team.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good working knowledge of IT systems infrastructures to include most of the following:
  • Operating systems (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2008-2016)
  • SAP (Sybase) ASE Relational Database
  • Web architectures (Apache, Tomcat, Web services, ELK stack, ...)
  • DevOps approach (continuous delivery)
  • Bash, Perl scripts, SQL
  • Monitoring and scheduling tools (Nagios, OpsView, Centreon, Jira)
  • Cloud technologies (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, VMware, ...)
  • Automation of infrastructure services on AWS & GCP is preferred (Terraform, CloudFormation, ...)
  • Implementation of automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines – Gitlab, Docker, Ansible, ...)

Experience of any of the following would be an advantage:

  • Networks and IT security
  • Knowledge of DOC1 Application (Document Composition Software)
  • Plymouth
  • £28,000 - £30,000 per annum, inc benefits
    • Permanent
  • 17 Jun 2019

Main Purpose

  • Ensure stability, operation and quality of the IT systems infrastructures and applications supporting the Reservation Systems to ensure these systems are available where and when required.
  • Ensure technical solutions are implemented in respect of deadlines set by business constraints and in accordance with the Company’s strategy and security policies.
  • Participate in the strategy and definition of IT systems resources required by the Company’s applications.
  • Collaborate with team members to improve the company’s engineering tools, systems and procedures, and data security.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Monitor all IT systems infrastructures and plan ongoing developments in conjunction with service providers.
  • Diagnose and resolve problems using systems administration and performance monitoring software tools.
  • Communicate and work in close collaboration with other teams
  • Ensure documentation for system policies, technical specifications and operating procedures are maintained and updated.
  • Manage operational relationships with IT systems service providers
  • Provide second level support for system issues raised by the service desk.
  • Conduct systems tests for security, performance, and availability
  • Develop and maintain design and troubleshooting documentation
  • Provide 24/7 support out of office hours on a rota basis with other members of the Reservations systems team.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good working knowledge of IT systems infrastructures to include most of the following:
  • Operating systems (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2008-2016)
  • SAP (Sybase) ASE Relational Database
  • Web architectures (Apache, Tomcat, Web services, ELK stack, ...)
  • DevOps approach (continuous delivery)
  • Bash, Perl scripts, SQL
  • Monitoring and scheduling tools (Nagios, OpsView, Centreon, Jira)
  • Cloud technologies (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, VMware, ...)
  • Automation of infrastructure services on AWS & GCP is preferred (Terraform, CloudFormation, ...)
  • Implementation of automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines – Gitlab, Docker, Ansible, ...)

Experience of any of the following would be an advantage:

  • Networks and IT security
  • Knowledge of DOC1 Application (Document Composition Software)
  • Plymouth
  • £28,000 - £30,000 per annum, inc benefits
    • Permanent
  • 17 Jun 2019

Main Purpose

  • Ensure stability, operation and quality of the IT systems infrastructures and applications supporting the Reservation Systems to ensure these systems are available where and when required.
  • Ensure technical solutions are implemented in respect of deadlines set by business constraints and in accordance with the Company’s strategy and security policies.
  • Participate in the strategy and definition of IT systems resources required by the Company’s applications.
  • Collaborate with team members to improve the company’s engineering tools, systems and procedures, and data security.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Monitor all IT systems infrastructures and plan ongoing developments in conjunction with service providers.
  • Diagnose and resolve problems using systems administration and performance monitoring software tools.
  • Communicate and work in close collaboration with other teams
  • Ensure documentation for system policies, technical specifications and operating procedures are maintained and updated.
  • Manage operational relationships with IT systems service providers
  • Provide second level support for system issues raised by the service desk.
  • Conduct systems tests for security, performance, and availability
  • Develop and maintain design and troubleshooting documentation
  • Provide 24/7 support out of office hours on a rota basis with other members of the Reservations systems team.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good working knowledge of IT systems infrastructures to include most of the following:
  • Operating systems (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2008-2016)
  • SAP (Sybase) ASE Relational Database
  • Web architectures (Apache, Tomcat, Web services, ELK stack, ...)
  • DevOps approach (continuous delivery)
  • Bash, Perl scripts, SQL
  • Monitoring and scheduling tools (Nagios, OpsView, Centreon, Jira)
  • Cloud technologies (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, VMware, ...)
  • Automation of infrastructure services on AWS & GCP is preferred (Terraform, CloudFormation, ...)
  • Implementation of automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines – Gitlab, Docker, Ansible, ...)

Experience of any of the following would be an advantage:

  • Networks and IT security
  • Knowledge of DOC1 Application (Document Composition Software)
  • South East England
  • £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
    • Permanent
  • 17 Jun 2019

The Client & Role:

  • Our Client is a leading Telecommunications Service provider.
  • The remuneration package consists of up to £50K Basic Salary (depending on experience), plus generous Car & On Call Allowance and excellent benefits.
  • This is a Home Based role with regular travel to clients site in the UK and Europe.

Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding remote and on-site support to the company’s clients.
  • Build lasting and profitable business relationships both internally and externally.
  • Work in line with and adhere to data protection regulations at all times.
  • Support relevant teams with producing documentation for new starters.
  • Liaise with internal teams and provide full transparency on resource availability and workload requirements.
  • Provide expert technical advice and introduce the company’s solutions to potential new clients.
  • Carry out specific sales engineer duties when required.
  • Continuously maintain own technical knowledge and teach more junior staff members.
  • Flexibility to work on a rota basis and travel when required.

Skills & Experience:

  • Hands on experience with Aspect Call Centre Software.
  • Proven background in providing outstanding remote and on-site engineering support.
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and experience with Telephony Infrastructure.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows and Linux OS.
  • Practical knowledge of and experience with ALM software.
  • Self-motivated and creative by nature.
  • Quick learner with strong work ethic.
  • Due diligent with good understanding of data protection and PCI.
  • Strong, concise communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Experience with Sybase and MS SQL would be highly advantageous.
  • Proven experience within Datacentre environments.
  • City of London
  • £70,000 - £80,000 per annum
    • Permanent
  • 17 Jun 2019

Senior Cloud Software Engineer (VP)

Are you interested in joining one of the most advanced financial companies and being part of a software development team responsible for next generation technology and solutions?

This Senior Cloud Software Engineer (VP) role would be ideal for someone with experience in building complex enterprise software systems, who has strong OO skills, design patterns knowledge and implementation experience, using one or more object-oriented languages (e.g. Java, C/C++, Python) and UI components, using latest in web technologies (e.g. React, Angular) and languages (e.g. TypeScript).

The role is within in a high performing team, that develops technology used by Researchers, Portfolio Managers, Traders and Risk Managers within the firm, plus external client solutions.

If this role matches with your skills and experience, please apply now for swift progression to interview and attractive job offer!

Ideal candidate profile:

  • 5+ years hands-on experience developing complex enterprise software systems.
  • BA/BS in Computer Science from an accredited university
  • An ability to translate real business problems into technical solutions
  • Knowledge and experience adhering to software development life cycle best practices including test driven development (TDD), unit testing discipline, agile development and CI/CD strategies.
  • Experience working with teams across different time-zones and countries
  • Experience building cloud-native applications on one of the leading cloud vendors
  • Strong OO skills and design patterns knowledge and implementation experience using one or more object-oriented languages (e.g. Java, C/C++, Python)
  • Experience building UI components using latest in web technologies (e.g. React, Angular) and languages (e.g. TypeScript)
  • Experience with security standards such as SAML, Oauth 2 and Open ID connect to implement federated single sign on solutions.
  • Experienced in mature API development and consumption practices and appreciate the importance of adhering to well defined interfaces governed by standards such as Open API/Swagger or RAML
  • Advanced knowledge and experience developing and working with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Sybase) is a plus
  • Experience developing large-scale distributed software systems and streaming systems using open source distributed frameworks (e.g. Ignite) is a plus
  • Experience developing using NoSQL and distributed storage technologies (e.g. Cassandra, HBase) is a plus

Nice to Have:

  • Exposure to Java Performance Testing, Monitoring using tools such as JMeter
  • Exposure to the investment management domain
  • Ability to lead and manage small teams
  • United Kingdom
  • 14 Jun 2019
C# / .NET Developer
 

Job Number:

  3133410

Posting Date

:  Jun 14, 2019

Primary Location

:  Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-Glasgow
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Job

:  Development
Employment Type:  Full Time
Job Level:  Associate
 

Description

Company Profile:
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success.  Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic.  Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Department Profile:
Corporate & Funding Technology (CFT) support critical firm functions and business across Morgan Stanley. CFT are focused on driving efficiencies through automation, providing ‘best of breed’ tools and techniques to produce timely, accurate and efficient data. Raising productivity, improve decision making and help Morgan Stanley build a sustainable competitive advantage.

Team Profile:
Morgan Stanley is looking for a C# ASP .NET Developer to join the Asia HR Technology team. The Asia HR Technology team is part of International HR Technology team. 

You will join a team that is responsible for the development and support of a suite of applications covering employee activities at the firm such as payroll, benefits, coverage and learning. 

You will be based in Glasgow with other developers and will work closely with the team in Hong Kong and India, as well as colleagues in EMEA and North America.

This role primarily works with the Asia team and clients in Asia so the working hour is 7:30am to 4:00pm

Key Responsibilities:
- Development and maintenance of HR/Payroll applications
- Provide Level 3 support on HR/Payroll applications
- Interface directly with business users to gather requirements on new systems and enhancement of existing systems
- Produce documentation such as business requirements, functional specifications, UAT test plan/test cases, design specifications
- Collaborate with support teams on QA testing activities and production support.
- Involvement in full development lifecycle of projects
- Ensure that all work is in compliance with firm technology risk and development standards, processes and policies
- Work with global HR and HRIT teams on global initiatives

 

Qualifications

Skills Required:
- Strong hands-on development experience in C# ASP .NET. Java web experience will also be considered.
- Working knowledge of both Windows and Linux environment
- Extensive hands-on experience with SQL on Sybase or Microsoft SQL Server.
- Good understanding of Agile and DevOps Software Development Lifecycles 
- Working knowledge of unit testing
- Willing to learn new technologies (e.g. programming languages, development methodology and tools)
- Detail oriented, self-starter who is able to work independently with minimum supervision
- Problem solving, risk assessment and lateral thinking ability

Skills Desired:
- Domain knowledge in HR/Payroll technology, especially experience with managing and implementing enterprise-wide HR systems
- Knowledge of scripting languages e.g. Bash, Python, Perl
- Knowledge/experience of Workday

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents. #LI-FM1

  • United Kingdom
  • 13 Jun 2019
Cross-Discipline Systems and Data Engineer
 

Job Number:

  3134046

Posting Date

:  Jun 13, 2019

Primary Location

:  Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-London
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Job

:  Security Technology & Controls Management
Employment Type:  Full Time
Job Level:  Associate
 

Description

Company Profile


Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.


As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success.  Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic.  Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

 

 

Role Profile

 

We are looking to grow our Specialized Electronic Trading Infrastructure Engineering Team with a cross-discipline engineer strong in one or more of the following - Servers, Networks, Big Data and/or Security. She or He will work with our partners across technology to find solutions to allow us to grow revenue, manage risk or reduce cost by leveraging existing technologies, on boarding new technologies or building it themselves.

The Morgan Stanley electronic and algorithmic trading platform is the core infrastructure behind the success of the Morgan Stanley Equities business and continues to be a primary driver of future growth and success in the industry.

In addition to possessing the exceptionally strong technical skills listed below, the ideal candidate must be able to work globally, write clear and concise technical documentation and able to verbally communicate ideas and engage in technical discussions and debates with technical management while still maintaining professionalism.

 

 

Qualifications


Technical Skill Requirements - Core

       Demonstrated scripting experience (Python, GoLang, NodeJS, Perl, Ruby) or other high level programming or scripting tooling including extracting and updating data in enterprise data sources and/or interacting with the network devices.

       Experience working on shared code bases using best practices in CI / Source

       Control / Release Management and Change Control

       Application and Infrastructure Configuration management


Technical Skill Requirements - Servers

       Deep Experience in Linux Systems. Must be capable of demonstrating high levels of proficiency from the command line.

       Server Build and Performance Tuning - Must be able cable of demonstrating high levels of understanding of the process for both.

       Kernel Bypass Adapters - Solarflare, Mellanox, ExaBlaze ExaNIC adapters

       FPGA Adapters - Altera / Xilinx - OpenCL

       Automated build / packaging experience - Ansible, RPM, Puppet, Chef

       AWS/GCP, Terraform etc automated provisioning tool chains


Technical Skill Requirements - Security

       Strong understanding and practical experience of designing networks and security features such as policy automation, encryption, overlays, VRF, ACL,

       ISE, 802.1x, MAB, RADIUS etc.

       Firewalls - Fortinet firewall management

       Ability to architect, design and defend a threat model for an arbitrary environment incl. compensating controls

       Familiarity with MIT Kerberos application within enterprise Linux environments as well as IPtables

 

Technical Skill Requirements - Networks

       Experience in architecture and design of network principles (routing & switching - NXOS/EOS ). Must be capable of demonstrating high levels of proficiency.

       Experience with Time Synchronization - Must be capable of demonstrating a high level of proficiency to meet international financial standards

       Network capture appliances (Corvil, Endace, Fireeye), optical taps, Wireshark

 

Technical Skill Requirements - Data Analytics / Automation

       Intermediate SQL - MySQL,Sybase, DB2

       NoSQL DBs - Mongo

       Standard analytics libraries like numpy/pandas

       NIFI, Elastic Search, Kibana, Kafka and other large-data collection system build-out and operations

       Principle of modern ML-techniques with an ability to demonstrate junior-level adaptation

 

Professional Skills & Requirements

       Demonstrated self-development outside the office

       Sense of ownership/accountability

       Must have the ability to work in our dynamic, fast paced environment

       Desire to learn and adapt to new technology

       Open source contributions a bonus

       Ability to prioritize along with good time management skills

       Outstanding attention to detail and communication skills

 

  • belgium
  • €500.00 - €600.00 per day
    • Contract
  • 12 Jun 2019

DevOps Engineer - Brussels - 12 months+

My Private sector client in Brussels are looking for a number of DevOps Engineers to come on site and work for them on a long term project.

Mid Level - 6 years - €500pd

Senior - 10 years - €600pd

Technical requirements :

  • Automating deployments using DevOps tools like Ansible and Jenkins
  • Working knowledge of container technologies including Docker and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of shell scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or Groovy
  • Knowledge of Build Systems - Maven
  • Using Git for source control in a CI/CD workflow
  • Understanding of identity and access control (Keycloak)
  • Experience in the following technologies: JAVA, ELK stack, Grafana, Traefik etc.
  • Experience using REST APIs
  • Database skills with MySQL, Sybase, PostgreSQL

If this could be of an interest, urgently send your CV to . The deadline for CV's is tomorrow.



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