Preparing for your next Quant Interview?
Practice Here!

Windows Systems Engineer

Flow Traders
Windows Systems Engineer
New York, US
Apply Now
Job Description

Flow Traders is looking for an experienced Windows Systems Engineer to join our growing IT team in New York. The ideal candidate is has hands on experience across with windows systems and is comfortable working with an international team to manage day to day operations. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business. We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities.

The role of a Windows Systems Engineer involves running IT projects, and designing, implementing, and maintaining Windows and Azure-based systems to meet the technological needs of an organization. This includes selecting software solutions, providing technical support, troubleshooting issues, and ensuring that systems are running smoothly and efficiently, as well as work closely with other IT professionals to ensure that technology is used effectively and efficiently to meet the organization's goals and objectives.

Some of the technologies used

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Product Suite:
    • Active Directory
    • Entra ID
    • SSO, MFA, CAP experience
    • Exchange Online
    • Endpoint Management (MEM)
  • Strong knowledge:
    • PowerShell Scripting
    • Group Policy Management
    • DFS
    • MS Failover Clustering
  • Nice to have:
    • Ivanti Systems
      • Windows Updates
    • IAM experience
    • VMware Dynamic Endpoint Manager
    • VMware End User Computing administration
      • Golden Image management
      • Instant Clone management
    • ActiveBatch automations
  • Familiar with Change Management process (reason, rollback procedure, risks etc.)
  • Project Management:
    • Able to create and manage projects independently or with a team.
    • Communication skills to effectively coordinate and prioritize project tasks and status.
  • Thinking 'outside of the box', and cultivating innovative long term solutions for the resolution of end user issues
  • Ability to work under pressure to deliver agreed targets and SLA's.
  • Excellent communication skills and customer-oriented
  • Desire to work with new and upcoming technologies

What you will do

  • Design, implement, and maintain Windows and Azure-based IT systems, analyzing business requirements thoroughly to ensure optimal system performance and security
  • Manage IT Core infrastructure meticulously, monitoring system health and performance on a regular basis; including configuring settings, implementing security measures, and ensuring that all systems are up-to-date with the latest patches and updates
  • Facilitate seamless integration of business systems by working closely with various endpoints and developing scripted and automated solutions to streamline processes and enhance efficiency
  • Oversee projects from initiation to completion, meticulously managing all phases of the project life cycle
  • Perform system upgrades and maintenance diligently, applying patches, upgrades, and updates to operating systems, software, and other technology
  • Analyze system performance comprehensively, identifying areas for improvement and implementing solutions to enhance overall efficiency and effectiveness
  • Provide technical support, addressing and resolving technical escalations promptly to minimize downtime and optimize system performance
  • Foster collaboration with other departments, proactively understanding and addressing their technology needs
  • Maintain meticulous documentation of IT systems, accurately documenting system changes and providing regular reports on system performance and issues

What you need to succeed

  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong attention-to-detail, self-starter, highly organized, methodical and strong communicator (inc. English fluency)
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Product Suite: * Active Directory * Entra ID * SSO, MFA, CAP experience * Exchange Online * Endpoint Management (MEM)
  • Strong knowledge:
    • PowerShell Scripting
    • Group Policy Management
    • DFS
    • MS Failover Clustering

At Flow Traders, we acknowledge the importance of open and transparent communication whether it be with our employees, our stakeholders, or our local and global communities. When it comes to salary, Flow Traders uses reliable market research to create base ranges. Where candidates will fall within the range depends on a few different factors including but not limited to level of experience, location, and specific skill set. We also consider ourselves one global team, and to demonstrate that, all employees are eligible to share in the company’s success through an annual discretionary variable remuneration allocated based on company, group and individual performance and contribution.

Per NYC salary transparency law, the total compensation for this role includes a base of $120,000 to $150,000 plus annual discretionary variable remuneration.

Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.

Share this job
Share On
Apply Now