• 2363091
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  • Perl/Python DevOps Specialist



  • 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.


    Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Morgan Stanley's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses—and to our own.

    Enterprise Infrastructure (EI) is responsible for delivering essential technology infrastructure solutions to Morgan Stanley’s businesses. EI manages the production, operations, and engineering of our data centers, voice and data networking solutions, mainframe servers and databases, distributed computing, wireless technologies, and associated end user capabilities.

    Position Description:

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Platform Engineering team is looking for a DevOps specialist with knowledge of High Availability (HA) systems to enhance the operational tooling used to build, operate and manage our large scale (50,000 node) heterogeneous RedHat Linux plant. The tools consist of a mixture of open source and in-house written Perl and Python products, each of which are critical to the daily workflows of system administrators and developers across the bank.

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Platform Engineering team is responsible for designing and implementing Linux infrastructure for Morgan Stanley's distributed systems. The group is involved in evaluation, certification, integration, and maintenance of numerous products, including hardware, Operating Systems (Red Hat Linux and Solaris), system configuration, system services (DNS, DHCP, NTP, etc.), high availability products, filesystems (AFS, NFS and various cluster filesystems), virtualization technologies and a variety of in-house developed tools.

    Role Profile:

    We are looking for a strong DevOps Specialist with Perl or Python experience to enhance and support a variety of tools used by hundreds of system administrators and developers across the globe as an essential daily part of their workflow.
    You will have experience of managing, deploying to and debugging large scale production environments.
    You will be able to write secure, testable, robust code.
    You will be familiar with high availability concepts and technologies such as, but not limited to, Veritas Cluster Services (VCS) and VMware HA.
    You will be enthusiastic to apply modern software development practices such as test driven development, agile, git, code review and continuous integration.
    You will be joining a global team of highly accomplished developers and operations specialists.


    Skills Required:

    Linux and networking fundamentals.
    Ability to write robust, maintainable, scripts in Perl, Python or Ruby.
    Effective troubleshooting skills across all components of the plant (HW, OS, network, storage).
    Good knowledge of at least one configuration management system (i.e. Puppet and Chef).
    Experience running and/or building highly available systems.

    Skills Desired:

    Experience with the Veritas InfoScale product suite.
    Knowledge of writing object-oriented code in Perl and Python.
    Exposure to modern development tools and practices including git, jenkins, agile and continuous integration.

    Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize their full potential.

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