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Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04873
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 /Year
Systems Engineer
FT Position in Jersey City NJ  
Job duties:
  • Manage the day to day BAU requirements of our broker-dealer Messaging Infrastructure, including but not limited to Exchange 2010, 2016 and Exchange Online (O365), BlackBerry 10/12, BlackBerry for Work, Mimecast, Clearswift, secure email gateway, and Symantec Enterprise Vault.
  • Strong working knowledge on Windows 2008, Windows server 2012, Active directory, DNS and DHCP.
  • Strong working knowledge on Exchange 2010, Exchange2016 and ability to resolve exchange related issues.
  • Maintain the enterprise Active Directory and Exchange environment including troubleshooting, performance planning, capacity planning and continuity planning
  • Ensure servers and applications are secured by security patching and following security policies
  • Advanced monitoring technologies using various tools such as Quest Spotlight.
  • Expert level experiencing in incident management and the ability to perform root cause analysis
  • Ability to identify and isolate technical issues and propose mitigation and/or improvement strategies. On major system failures must possess the technical knowledge and judgment to quickly analyse the most appropriate solution for the speedy resumption of service.
  • Provide advanced level expertise on IT issues relating to the Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory, Exchange 2010/2016, VMware vSphere, and Enterprise Vault.
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing by creating and maintaining detailed and comprehensive documentation and diagrams
  • Position will require being available to perform maintenance during non-business hours and over weekends
  • The commissioning of new servers and ensuring they are built to company standard. Ensuring servers are up to date with system/security patches and antivirus software.
  • Provision of 1st line user support for applications and components directly supported by the Server Support team and 2nd line support and guidance on any Microsoft based server components to other IT Support teams.
  • Production and maintenance of system documentation.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that you are fully aware of and adhere to internal policies that relate to you, your role or any other activities for which you have any level of responsibility. It is your responsibility to ensure compliance with operational risk requirements (e.g. cultural behaviours, security policies and regulatory requirements)
  • Act with integrity and due skill, care and diligence in carrying out your duties
Technical Experience:
  • 10 or more years of Systems Administration experience
  • Expert level knowledge and hands on experience administrating Windows 2008 and Windows server 2012
  • Expert level knowledge and hands on experience administrator Active Directory & Domain architecture