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Sr.Spec Sys Eng./Prgmmer-DevSecOps/Automation Engineer Linux/Unix

Florham Park, New Jersey; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; New York, New York
Information Technology

Job Description

Sr. Specialist Systems Engineer/Programmer->> Leads the design and development of highly complex application problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Performs systems management and integration functions. Conducts and leads analysis to correct systems, applications, software, and hardware that are not compliant with Corporate policy/procedures. Works closely with external vendors on large infrastructure engineering projects. Works closely with Application Development and Quality Assurance and Testing teams to understand infrastructure needs during the development and testing processes. Applies IT expertise in strategizing how to best develop infrastructure that will allow development and testing processes to be secure and efficient.Provides input and recommends processes in developing project plans. Monitors project progress and provides regular status reports to management team. Evaluates the effectiveness of the organization's existing infrastructure technology. Stays informed of current industry trends and emerging technologies. Researches and analyzes trends to recommend and implement upgrades that enhance the reliability and efficiency of the IT infrastructure. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives.


  • Responsible for design, development, testing and implementation of automated solutions that will interact with multiple third party and internal applications
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to gather and analyze control requirements to establish technical as well as functional specifications for Independent Verification and Validation (IVV) of ISD (Information Security) solutions
  • The ability to conceptualize automated solutions and understand the prescribed design architecture
  • Develops automated mechanisms via scripting or process to ensure control adoption is sustainable
  • Present technical concepts and create detailed technical documentation
  • Provide technical support for IVV solutions
  • Analyze problems, evaluate technical issues, test, maintain, modify, integrate, monitor and ensure to automate software systems.
  • Assist with preparing evidence or requirements for evidence for delivery to internal audit, external audit, and regulatory inquiry.
  • Maintain a standard of regular reporting against our stated targets.
  • Ownership and accountability for technology domain projects and initiatives


Required Qualifications
  • Minimum two years of hands-on Linux/Unix operating systems engineering and troubleshooting
  • Experience with DevOps, specifically automation
  • Experience with web service technologies and programming/scripting languages such as Python (3.* preferred), PowerShell, bash, Selenium Automation Framework (SAF), SOAP, REST, Java, C#/.NET, HTML/XML/XAML, Go, JavaScript, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience with logging formats such as JSON, XML, CEF, syslog, etc.
  • Strong Operating System (Linux/Unix), network and security fundamentals e.g. understanding of networking protocols & applications (TCP/IP, load balancing, firewalls etc.)
  • Ability to work with Databases - SQL queries
  • Experience with software development practices – Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Agile/SCRUM, and Source Code Management (GIT), object oriented design, web development frameworks or software design patterns e.g. Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Shell Scripting in Linux/Unix environments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with software verification and validation
  • Experience with reporting and data visualization tools, such as Splunk
  • Knowledge in Robotic Processing Automation
  • Knowledge of platform security tools (ie. Antivirus, EDR, NIDS, vulnerability scans, etc.)
  • Understanding of cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.) and developing within them
  • Understanding of Device and Access Controls for Linux/Unix environments
  • Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
  • Industry security certifications such as CISSP/SSCP or GIAC/GSEC a plus.
  • Masters or other advanced degree a plus


Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred, 8-10 years of related experience required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.

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-Florham Park
Internal Jobcode: 45173
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Information Security-HR11724
Requisition Number: 1803350