Senior Systems Engineer - Server and Storage

Employer
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Aug 2022
Closes
25 Sep 2022
Ref
16621565
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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

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.

The Position

The Servers and Storage Team is looking for an experienced and skilled Senior Systems Engineer to design, manage and support virtual server infrastructure and storage platforms. In a truly global team, this role will be responsible for technical Servers and Storage outcomes for the fastest growing region - APAC, while collaborating and participating in global large-scale projects. This position is responsible for designing our end-to-end computing, virtualization and storage environment. In this position, successful candidate will be able to apply solve interesting problems, operate cross-functionally and learn cutting edge technologies and approaches.

Key responsibilities
  • Deliver technical projects and operations for the APAC region, in the realm IT infrastructure.
  • Design, manage and support virtual and physical servers and storage services.
  • Proactively addressing IT infrastructure problems, while constantly improving user satisfaction.
  • Build new enhancements and technologies related to Virtualization, Servers and Storage.
  • Create and maintain time-saving automation jobs for our support teams that perform repetitive tasks.
  • Creating and maintaining a high-availability environment for our resources.
  • Continuous optimization of virtual platforms, ensuring top performance of available resources. Seek opportunities for service improvement and ticket reduction.
  • Ensure all issues are logged appropriately and escalated as necessary using the Incident and Problem management process. Escalate issues to the wider support teams, vendors and team leads, as necessary.
  • Provide training and guidance on best practices to cross-functional peers.
Non-technical Qualifications
  • MSc or BS degree or equivalent 5-10 years of work experience in IT infrastructure space.
  • Strong analytical, high attention to detail, decision-making, and investigative skills.
  • Ability to self-motivate, often operating independently from co-workers.
  • Ability to work with global teams effectively, with minimum daily supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong intellectual curiosity, aptitude to provide innovative solutions to problems.
  • Attentive to detail and self-disciplined.
  • Ability to work in flexible environment, while dealing well with ambiguity.
  • Ability to create and manage work instructions, system and project documentation.
  • Willingness to coach and mentor less experienced peers.
Technical Qualifications
  • Strong VMware vSphere knowledge and experience including design, deployment, and maintenance of datacenters and clusters from the ground up including vSphere 7, vCenter, esxi, vDS, and VSAN.
  • Strong Windows Server Administration experience including server templating, patching, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Good working knowledge of networking including TCP-IP, routing, subnets, DNS, and firewalls.
  • Good understanding of SAN and NAS storage.
  • Working knowledge of Linux operating systems.
  • Hands-On experience administering Active Directory.
  • Hands-On experience administering SMB file shares and permissions.
  • PowerShell, BASH or Python scripting experience a plus.
  • Exposure to cloud technology and services (AWS/Azure) is a plus.
  • Experience supporting critical production applications.
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 GMCANINQ@wellington.com .

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