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Personal tech specialist
Ref No.: 12-00074
Location: New York, New York
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 02/15/2012
 We are seeking a sharp and detail-oriented Personal Tech Specialist to enhance and maintain home and personal technology setups for key Two Sigma employees and their families. In this role, you will act as IT expert and vital support contact for Windows, Mac, and Linux-based PCs, servers, and mobile devices, as well as for the network connecting these devices across locations and to the corporate network. You will also handle the maintenance and upgrade of various other systems and devices, including peripheral equipment (printers, cameras, scanners, and fax machines), audio/video (home theater), and home security and surveillance. Other responsibilities include ensuring the security of personal devices and personal/corporate network, performing backups of critical data, and maintaining Sharepoint and Domain instances.

Candidates will have bachelor¿s degree in a technology field, preferably IT-related, and knowledge of Windows, Mac, and Linux-based operating systems, and of Active Directory, Sharepoint, and SCOM. Familiarity with networking technologies including DHCP, DNS, ping, netstat, windump, and tcpdump is crucial, as is the ability to configure Juniper firewall policies, Cisco switches, Telecommunication and IPsec tunnels. Scripting and basic programming skills are also necessary. Candidates will be enthusiastic and eager to learn with an aptitude to pick up new technologies quickly, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and must be reachable nights and weekends for urgent matters. As Travel to various locations in the Northeast is required to modify, upgrade, and fix personal setups, a valid driver¿s license and reliable vehicle is also required.