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Principal Infrastructure Operations Analyst – Platform Automation

Pennington, New Jersey
Information Technology

Job Description

TECHNOLOGY SERVICES GROUP (TSG) is the central infrastructure services group with a proven track record of innovating to help BNY Mellon and its customers have most reliable, nimble and cost-effective solutions in the financial services market place. BNY Mellon BXP technology is leading edge with industry first PasS/IaaS fully integrated solution, combined with enterprise standards for developers.


TSG is building next generation scalable, efficient data center as a service using the latest innovation infrastructure. Building on top of the cloud deployments in BNY Mellon, we are aggressively automating and bridging the green field cloud with the existing virtual computing environments.


We are looking for an experienced individual to become a senior member of the Platform engineering team.  This individual will work with Developers, Systems Administrators, Storage Administrator to make sure that all of our J2EE application tiers are designed and running optimally.  This individual will have experience pushing out entire environments via automation.  The types of environment builds would be Tomcat, Weblogic, Apache, Docker, and other J2EE type applications and webservers.  This individual needs to be the point person for any system performance issues, SSO issues, and any high level outage involving our J2EE application infrastructure (Web, App, SSO, Config Mgmt, Automation). 


Key responsibilities include:

Maintenance and design of our configuration management tools and how we use them

Writing new manifests/playbooks for automation

Resolving highly critical issues in the area of web and application servers

Working with application development on new projects to ensure standards are met

Creating system dashboards via Splunk/Kibana

Maintenance and upgrades of our SSO infrastructure

SSL management

Weblogic Administration

Tomcat Administration

PingFederate/SSO Administration

New project design


Principal Infrastructure Operations Analyst->> Designs, implements, integrates, and provides full support for complex software in a multi-tiered, multi-platform environment. Advises specialists on areas to focus installation and support efforts. Works with the Senior Principal to ensure operations are consistent with LOB and organization wide goals. Identifies and solves highly complex and critical systems related issues to meet the objectives for the corporation. Participates in software strategic planning and consulting on platform selection, version implementation, software product recommendation, and usage of enhanced functionality. Tracks installations, modifications, and support efforts to ensure goals are being met. Implements, integrates and provides support for middleware software in a multi-tiered, multi-platform environment, dealing with development projects that have a broad impact across the organization. Provides consulting expertise in identifying and solving highly-critical middleware issues and serves as a resource on middleware issues related to policies and standards that impact middleware specialist and application support staffs across the corporation. Communicates with internal and external system users to address concerns and make sure that technical issues are dealt with appropriately. Manages ticket queues and handles highly complex escalated issues. Analyzes repeat incident patterns to identify opportunities for cost reduction and productivity enhancements. Manages relationships with vendors and works with them to ensure efficient incident resolution. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives. Responsible for budget activity.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience is required, advanced degree is preferred.
  • Ten to twelve (10–12) years of related infrastructure experience is required.
  • Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
  • Hands on experience with robust configuration management tools such as Puppet, Ansible and Chef.
  • Hands on experience creating, designing and supporting J2EE application tiers.
  • Hands on experience creating, designing and supporting web tiers.
  • Design experience in multi-tiered architectures.
  • Systems Performance analysis knowledge.
  • Experience analyzing heap and core dumps.
  • Experience working in the Linux operating environment.

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Client Technology Solutions provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions. These enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions and leading-edge infrastructure. Client Technology Solutions provides employees with the tools and resources to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Pennington
Internal Jobcode: 45196
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Technology Services Group-HR06725
Requisition Number: 1800502