Messaging Infrastructure Engineer, Associate

BlackRock

3.4

(18)

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities
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    Position summary

    ent. If you have a background in supporting critical infrastructure and a track record in outstanding service delivery, we would love to speak to you!

    Role Responsibility

    • Build, update, and maintain tooling to deploy, upgrade, monitor, and maintain messaging infrastructure hosted in Azure and AWS.

    • Designing, implementing and working with automated solutions for cloud-based infrastructure.

    • Developing or modifying solutions to automate tasks and meet business requirements.

    • Help to suggest and design both short-term and long-term engineering solutions to improve existing operational workflows.

    • Build relationships with stakeholders to understand their roles and requirements and clearly communicate with them on progress, challenges, and questions.

    • Ensure resilience and stability through quality configuration reviews, regression testing, and level two production support for owned tools.

    • Provide on-call support on a rotational basis including weekend coverage.

    • Collaborate with team members in a multi-office, multi-time zone environment.

    Skills/Qualifications:

    • A degree specializing in Computer Science, Technology, MIS, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or similar.

    • 1 - 4 years of industry experience in an engineering role.

    • Experience with messaging technologies & platforms like Apache Kafka, Azure's Service Bus, Event Grid, Event Hub, IBM MQ or Google Cloud's Platform Pub/Sub.

    • Exposure to and understanding of cloud ecosystems such as Azure or AWS, including knowledge of their respective APIs for provisioning and monitoring.

    • Experience in a programming language such as Python, Java or PowerShell and their respective testing modules.

    • Understanding of Agile work environments, including knowledge of Azure DevOps, GIT and CI/CD.

    • Experience troubleshooting clients' technical issues, and experience working with engineering teams, sales, professional services, and customers.

    • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

    • Ability to work with teams across geography.

    • Create and deliver best practices recommendations, documentation for internal wiki pages, and presentations.

    Good to have:

    • Experience with Linux server environments.

    • Experience with configuration management or Infrastructure as Code tools like Terraform or Ansible.

    • Experience with Kubernetes environments.

    • Previous experience working in the Financial Services or Technology industry.

    Our benefits

    To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

    Our hybrid work model

    BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

    About BlackRock

    At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

    This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

    For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

    BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.

    Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities