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Systems Support Engineer
Ref No.: 18-01473
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 30.00 - 40.00 /Hour
Financial Services client is seeking a Systems Support Engineer to join their NYC team.

  • Provide user support for employees
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application, software and system management tools Install, configure, maintain, and test hardware for users
  • Make recommendations on Hardware and Software purchases
  • Support anti-spam, web-filtering, network perimeter defense appliances and remote access solutions
  • Monitor all install systems and infrastructure
  • Work closely with outsourced IT management company
  • Create systems documentation for maintenance of systems and continuity
  • Support mobile devices
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency
  • Liaise with vendors and outsource IT Personnel
  • Experience with supporting Bloomberg preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent level of hands-on experience
  • 3 - 5years of relevant systems engineering experience
  • Experience managing complex technical development projects involving integration of multiple systems.
  • Good understanding of existing network programs and capabilities.
  • Detailed understanding of construction and engineering, including electrical, telecommunications and HVAC.
  • Basic knowledge of telephone systems.
  • Configuring and supporting Microsoft operating system based servers
  • Previous work in financial services is preferred
  • Self starter and the ability problem solve
Knowledge In:
  • Microsoft Active Directory and DNS
  • Microsoft Exchange 2007 and 2010
  • Hand held communications device systems (Blackberry, Active Sync, MD)
  • Supporting various SAN arrays
  • Supporting VMWare
  • Citrix Server
  • Basic Knowledge of SQL based applications a plus.
  • Business Continuity Plan and Cybersecurity preferred
Third Party Applications Not Accepted