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IT Systems Engineer

New York

Corporate Group

Ref#: 2086

Date published: 21-Jul-2017


Fortress Investment Group, a leading global investment manager, is looking for an experienced and talented Systems Engineer to join a team in the IT Infrastructure division.  The Systems Engineer will possess experience in the core technical skills required.  The ideal candidate will have strong troubleshooting skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills.

The Systems Engineer will:

                Work with various teams to migrate systems to cloud based platforms.

                Assist with the firms cloud transformation project.

                Work with a team to maintain over 1000 servers globally in a 24x7 environment.

                Assist with the development, implementation and testing of the Disaster Recovery environment according to existing standards

                Formulate, project manage and execute various Infrastructure projects to meet business needs.

                Assist helpdesk and desktop support staff with research, resolutions and support as needed

                Evaluate current systems and recommend improvements from a technology and security standpoint.

                Research new methods for enhancing performance, reliability, optimization tuning and capacity planning

                Design and support Microsoft platform based solutions.

Core Technical Skills:

                Knowledge of public cloud technologies in a hybrid environment(AWS, Azure, etc)

                Enterprise messaging systems and technologies (Exchange, Active Sync etc)

                Experience with virtualization technologies (Vmware desirable)

                Virtual Desktop knowledge (Vmware Horizon, Citrix, Amazon Workspaces etc)

                MDM solutions (Airwatch desired)

                Citrix XenApp application solutions

                Active Directory and related technologies ( Sites, Replication, Kerberos, Group policy, DFS)

Additional Technical Skills:

                Experience implementing or migrating workloads to Public clouds desired.

                Experience with hardware server technologies, (HP C7000, Cisco UCS etc)

                Experience creating scripts for administrative purposes (PowerShell a plus)

                Knowledge of capacity planning and performance measurement techniques

                Knowledge of backup methodologies and procedures including cloud backup

                Technical knowledge of TCP/IP and network services such as DHCP and DNS

                Knowledge of common Microsoft Server products (i.e. SharePoint, IIS, SQL) 

                Excellent troubleshooting skills

The ideal candidate will have:

                5 - 7 years of experience working as an Engineer in a high intensity environment; financial services experience/exposure preferred

                A college degree or equivalent certifications/work experience

                Demonstrated ability to perform under pressure in a fast paced environment

                Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills

                Willingness to work a flexible schedule (including on call rotation) according to business requirements

                Ability to organize and prioritize workflow to meet established timeframes

                Ability to work independently and within a team environment

                Continuously update knowledge of new and emerging technologies

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