Systems Engineer

New York, NY 10017

Employment Type: Full Time Industry: IT Job Number: 4748 Salary Level: 120000 - 150000

Top Tier Asset Management Firm seeks Systems Engineer.

This is a senior role within a very well run Infrastructure group where you will take ownership of several mission critical systems focused on Windows Server/Virtualization.

Stable, high end but mid-sized organization that offers very competitive compensation 120-150K+ 30-40% bonus and a great benefits package.


In summary you will:

  • Manage and monitor systems and infrastructure
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions and work with developers to implement fixes
  • Maintain security, backup and redundancy strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and reduce IT group employees time required for tasks
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Provide 3rd level support IT Support resolving critical software and hardware issues in a time sensitive manner
  • Liaise with vendors

Requirements include:

  • 5+ years of experience in a technical role with increasing responsibility.
  • Thorough understanding of Microsoft applications/infrastructure: Microsoft Active Directory 2012/2016, Microsoft Office 0365 Exchange – Office 2016, Microsoft file and print services, Microsoft Windows 2007 and 2010, Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS.
  • VMware ESXi (5.5 – 6.5) engineering-level build and configuration experience
  • Thorough knowledge  of PowerShell, Python or similar scripting language
  • Must be fluent with Windows networking and advanced desktop support with thorough understanding of LAN/WAN design, configuration, and administration with hands on experience with building, maintaining, troubleshooting of Servers, Workstations, Networks with the ability to evaluate and research problems/technology outside current knowledge or experience
  • Understanding of secure computing environments and the ability to maintain such environments
  • Experience with automation software (Puppet / Ansible) very helpful.
  • Knowledge of open source solutions, including experience integrating third party API's to extend of the shelf software and management systems.
  • IT experience within Asset Management/Hedge Fund/Bank/Financial services.
  • Bachelor Degree with Computer Science or related course of study strongly preferred
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