Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Engineering & Technology


  • Minster Building, 21 Mincing Lane, 2nd Floor, London, EC3R 7AG, GB

At Moody's, we unite the brightest minds to turn today’s risks into tomorrow’s opportunities. We do this by striving to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to be who they are-with the freedom to exchange ideas, think innovatively, and listen to each other and customers in meaningful ways. 

If you are excited about this opportunity but do not meet every single requirement, please apply! You still may be a great fit for this role or other open roles. We are seeking candidates who model our values: invest in every relationship, lead with curiosity, champion diverse perspectives, turn inputs into actions, and uphold trust through integrity. 


The Technology Services Group (TSG) are seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to join our High-performance Computing (HPC) team to deploy, manage and support Linux-based systems. You will work closely with the Moodys-RMS Model Development teams who rely on such infrastructure for the creation of next generation Catastrophe Models used by many of the world leading insurer’s, reinsurers, and brokers. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on leading bare-metal and virtualization solutions, to drive innovation and support the organization's growth and success. If you are a passionate Linux engineer, possess strong technical acumen, and thrive in a collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply and join our team.


* Deploy, manage, configure and support company-wide Linux and HPC environments.
* Drive continuous improvement through the adoption of automation and orchestration.
* Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and ensure high availability and reliability.
* Implement and maintain security best practices for Linux systems and HPC clusters.
* Maintain patching and application updates to maintain system security.
* Manage and maintain backup and disaster recovery processes.
* Give expert technical advice and solve complex problems.
* Interaction across TSG towers and other business areas for problem escalation, resolutions, reporting and coordination.

Experience Required:

* 3+ years’ proven experience managing Red Hat \ CentOS systems, including installation, configuration, user\group management.
* Experience managing large file systems, access controls, auditing, reporting.
* Experience with automation and configuration management tools such Ansible, Jenkins.
* Experience with build automation, PXE-booting, Foreman.
* Experience with coding; Bash, Shell, Python - and version control systems, Git, Github.
* Experience with Package Managers; software, module, libraries.
* Experience investigating complex issues and performing corrective actions, such as DNS, DHCP, SSH-connectivity, SMTP services, HA services etc.
* Experience working with ticketing systems such as ServiceNow or Jira.
* Experience with monitoring tools such as Nagios, Zenoss, LogicMonitor or similar.
* Knowledge of IBM Spectrum Scale, Spectrum Protect and their services advantageous.
* Knowledge of container-based workloads (Docker, Kubernetes) advantageous.
* Any exposure to Public Cloud services, or hybrid connectivity also advantageous.

Other Skills Required:

* Professional certification, eg RHCSA, LPIC, RHCE or equivalent.
* Client Focused & Solutions Driven.
* Creativity & Innovation.
* Industry Knowledge/Business Acumen.
* Excellent communication & documentation.
* This role requires one’s ability to physically report to the Moody’s London Office and Data Center.

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

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