Senior Windows Engineer

  • Full-Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted on May 20, 2021

Quantitative Trading Firm #015

We’re a fully automated trading firm where the code we write *is* our business. We have built one of the world’s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development, and are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading. The Global Engineering and Application Support team designs, implements, and maintains all of the back-end tools that keep our endpoints up and running, allowing our trading strategies and research environment to run globally 24/7. The ideal candidate will drive optimization by working with a group of nimble, highly productive engineers and application support developers. You will partner with the Systems, Finance, and People Operations teams to serve the tech needs of all company wide. We will rely on you to manage all of our Windows endpoints ensuring they are up to date. You will build and implement high-impact, scalable technical solutions; improve business operations; and participate in a dynamic, evolving industry.

The Responsibilities

§ You will partner with IT management, internal stakeholders, and vendors to design, deploy, and maintain solutions.

§ You will be responsible for management, updating, maintaining, and the feeding of our Windows systems. This includes the basics of Windows servers, Active Directory to our Virtual, and cloud Virtual infrastructure

§ As the Senior Windows Engineer you will collaborate deeply with the support team as their go-to resource when they encounter head-scratcher problems, and provide reinforcements if and when they are under stress.

§ You will support various applications used by Finance, Legal, and HR departments and have complete ownership over Software Development Life Cycles.

§ You’ll keep our endpoints updated by ensuring our devices have the latest patches after stringent testing

The Profile

§ You possess expert-level knowledge of Windows infrastructure including the following areas:

§ Active directory (on Prem, Azure, and/or a hybrid)

§ Hybrid on-premise and cloud environments

§ Virtual infrastructure

§ Hypervisor Technologies

§ VDIs on premise and cloud based

§ Image creation automation

§ Windows Containers

§ You have used Monitoring tools such as Prometheus or other solutions that push monitoring data

§ You’ll be well versed in protecting data via backups, ensuring data is backed up and can be recovered

§ You have administrative experience with MSSQL and database work, and experience with high availability systems and scaling

§ You have experience setting up and administering UEM’s / MDM’s, and managing Windows endpoints from them

§ You have worked with Info-Sec teams and built solutions that follow NIST & CIS guidelines

§ You have scripting experience with Python & PowerShell. We like to script our own solutions here!

§ You possess an understanding of networking and server systems, along with expert troubleshooting techniques when connecting to them

§ The ability to speak in technical and non-technical jargon, and translate both into comprehendible documentation and requirements company-wide.

§ The ability to empathize with the end user and craft solutions to help them swiftly

§ Independent thinker and decision maker, and a team playe

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