Bloomberg Network Operations Specialist in Tokyo, Japan

Job Requisition Number: 55511

Bloomberg has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Network Operations Specialist to work in our APAC Network Operations Projects & Infrastructure team. The Group is responsible to help support complex network projects, serving as Network Operation's liaison with Network Security, Engineering, Feeds (NSEF), Network Design, Engineering product groups, business verticals and other operation teams, to help improve the quality of technical and non-technical services provided by the Operations team to our customers.

With the position, you will gain exposure to regional and global strategic projects whilst being empowered to contribute on global initiatives. This role will provide personnel development opportunities through global level, cross team interactions and support to seek out external best practices/Network Industry trends.

We'll trust you to:
  • Handle project management of regional network initiatives
  • Oversee capacity management of the network and development of the business case to support recommendations
  • Evaluate and test the Network management tools
  • Manage processes & procedures - review documentation to support the Network Operation team
  • Collaborate with NSEF and Engineering to understand current/future projects and disseminate this information across the Network Operations team
  • Act as the 2nd Level Network Management System (NMS) escalation, working with global peers to solve issues
  • Create, apply and share knowledge - assess, design and oversee training for the Network Operations team in region
  • Coordinate new hire on-boarding, shadow programs and team marketing
You'll need to have:
  • Experience in troubleshooting complex customer networks, problem analysis and technical escalation concerning the Information Technology, Networking and Servers that makeup the market data infrastructure
  • 5+ years’ experience in Data Center operations, Information Technology and Network Infrastructure
  • 5+ years’ Technical Project Management experience in a Data Center/Network environment
  • WAN experience with Ethernet and leased-line connectivity
  • Network qualification (for example: Cisco CCNA, Juniper JNCIA or equivalent experience)
  • 2+ years’ experience using Network Management Systems (NMS)
  • Demonstrated ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Experience in creating, scheduling and delivering training programs
  • Adept at prioritizing requirements
  • Initiative, independence and autonomy on tasks assigned
  • Leadership and innovative approach - applies creativity, flexibility and persistence to develop new approaches
  • Ability to frame problems and recommend solutions
  • Ability to cultivate relationships within and beyond the work group
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to remain calm under pressure and multi-task
  • Accomplished troubleshooting and time management capabilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
We'd love to see:
  • Certified Data Center Professional (CDCP) certification
  • Network Operations NOC experience
  • Project Management certification (for example: PMP / PRINCE II)
  • Server qualification (for example: Redhat Linux)
  • Hands-on hardware and circuit experience in a Data Center environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively in Japanese or Mandarin
If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.