Job Number: 3152998
POSTING DATE: Jun 15, 2020
PRIMARY LOCATION: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-London
EDUCATION LEVEL: Bachelor's Degree
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full Time
JOB LEVEL: Vice President
Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. We embrace integrity, excellence, teamwork and giving back.
The Linux Engineering team is looking for a senior Perl specialist with knowledge of infrastructure and configuration management systems to develop and maintain operational tooling used to build, operate and manage our large scale (70,000 node) Linux plant. The tools consist of a mixture of open source and in-house written products, each of which are critical to the daily workflows of system administrators and developers across the bank.
The Linux 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 Operating Systems (Red Hat Enterprise Linux), system configuration, system services (e.g. NTP), and a variety of in-house developed tooling to support the infrastructure.
Expert knowledge of the Perl programming language
You will have experience of managing, deploying to and debugging large scale production environments
You will be familiar with methodologies for deploying scalable and resilient solutions across a global infrastructure
You will be enthusiastic to apply modern software development practices such as test driven development, agile, git (or other SCM), code review and continuous integration.
You will be joining a global team of highly accomplished developers and infrastructure specialists
Significant experience in Perl development in a complex environment
Knowledge of writing object-oriented code
Ability to write secure, robust, testable, and maintainable code
Linux and networking fundamentals.
Effective troubleshooting skills
Experience running and/or building highly available systems.
Experience with other languages such as Python, C, or shell
Good knowledge of at least one configuration management system such as puppet or chef
Exposure to modern development tools and practices including Git, Jenkins, agile and continuous integration
Contributor to open source projects would be an ideal fit.
Familiarity with database technologies
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 maximise 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.
Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees