Senior Systems Engineer

New York, NY



  • Lead projects within the space from both a technical and project management position
  • Present project and technical evaluation status to management
  • Develop both tactical and strategic solutions to address changing technologies.
  • Manage staff and teams as required
  • Ability to identify opportunities for efficiency and pro-actively improve the infrastructure environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment and multi-task effectively to deal with changing priorities.
  • Vendor management – Engage with vendors and manage relationships as needed.
  • The position involves direct interaction with the development community including Trading and Back Office technology teams.
  • Manage the operations of the Windows Server environments both on premise and in the Azure/AWS.
  • Provide systems administration, monitoring, troubleshooting, and problem resolution.
  • Monitor system performance, configuration, maintenance and issue resolution
  • Ensure that records of system configuration are properly maintained
  • Responsible for Microsoft Critical patch deployment and testing
  • Work with Information Security teams to implement and tune secure configurations and tools.
  • Produce implementation instructions and carry out required changes to complete tasks/projects, resolve incidents/problems, and for changes/improvements on an on-going basis.
  • Update/maintain all documentation and will be tasked with improving such documentation as required.
  • Research and recommend innovative solutions and where possible automate approaches for system administration tasks
  • Position will require 24 x 7 support including on-call and weekend work.






  • Bachelor’s or technical degree
  • 10+ years’ experience
  • Windows Server platforms including 2008, 2012 and 2016
  • Active Directory
  • Group Policy configuration and management
  • High Availability/Clustering, both Windows and Veritas
  • VMware implementation, troubleshooting and management. Versions 5.x – 6.x
  • 2 -3 years’ experience working with Azure
  • Fluent in PowerShell
  • MS System Center Suite.
  • Automation/Scripting (PowerShell, Batch, VBScript)
  • SCCM/SCOM implementation and management
  • SAN configuration and deployment experience, including performance management
  • Ability to deliver on time
  • Able to follow directions and guidance from management and deliver based on priorities set by management
  • Strong ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to multi-task and work on several projects at the same time
  • High sense of urgency and ability to quickly identify and resolve issues/problems.
  • Ability to document process, requirements, and create test plans
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions





Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 9/12/2018
Salary $130,000- $140,000 + Bonus

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