IT Systems Administrator

Recruiter
Greenwich Associates
Location
Stamford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2016
Closes
Nov 15, 2016
Role
IT
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Greenwich Associates is the leading provider of global market intelligence and advisory services to the financial services industry. We specialize in providing fact based insights and practical recommendations to improve business results. Our data focuses on the key metrics required for effective business management: operations performance, service quality, sales effectiveness, share of wallet, market share, brand, and behavioral trends. Our clients include nearly all of the world's leading investment banks, commercial banks and asset managers. We also serve securities exchanges, ratings agencies, government entities, and other companies with interest in the financial services industry. Greenwich Associates was founded in 1972 and has more than 330 members. We are based in Stamford, CT with additional offices in Pleasanton, CA, London, Singapore, Tokyo, and Toronto. Position Overview: We are seeking a motivated, self-starter with attention to detail and a logical and practical approach to problem solving. A disciplined team player, the Systems Administrator is expected to share responsibility for day to day operations of the firm's enterprise platforms, servers, networks, storage and infrastructure including troubleshooting and remediation of requests and incidents and project work. The candidate should also be capable of accomplishing company goals by accepting ownership for varying requests and exploring new opportunities to add value to the enterprise. Principal Responsibilities: ?? Day to day operations management of enterprise infrastructure and services ?? Investigate and resolve infrastructure related issues and issues escalated from the Service Desk ?? Use Microsoft Service Manager to track all requests and incidents ?? Release and change management ?? Configuration Management and Process Automation ?? Develop and set priorities in a dynamic and fluid environment ?? Concise and thorough system documentation capabilities ?? Ability to work within the confines of company's security standards, process and procedures ?? IT security skills ?? Understanding of the principles of IT governance models and IT service management ?? Continuous process improvements ?? Infrastructure lifecycle management ?? Understanding of disaster recovery and redundancy principles and actions ?? Ability to work in an on-call environment ?? Other duties as required Qualifications: ?? Seven+ years working experience in a Tier 2 or 3 Microsoft-centric environment ?? Education in Systems Administration and Engineering or equivalent is preferred (MCSE) ?? ITIL practitioner and knowledge of ITIL v3 is a strength ?? Experience leveraging Microsoft System Center, Operations Manager, PowerShell and Orchestrator ?? Strong Troubleshooting & Diagnostics skills ?? Other Industry Training and certification showing growth and skill set improvements ?? Must have strong knowledge about the relationship between application technology and business requirements ?? Must have a "client centric" mindset; always committed to deliver quality service to the customer ?? Must have excellent time-management skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines ?? Must have superior communication skills, both verbal and written skills; active listener and continuous follow up w/clients and business partners ?? Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a busy environment ?? Must be a team player and continuously working towards collaboration to achieve trust, transparency and results ?? The candidate will be self-directed and willing to learn new technologies and processes ?? Knowledge of privacy legislation and understanding and adhering to policies relating to confidential information ?? Knowledge and experience with Office365, Azure, AWS cloud integration, automation, federation and administration ?? Experience working in hybrid, cloud and SaaS environments Technical Skills Required: ?? Microsoft Active Directory Administration ?? Microsoft Windows Server , DNS, DHCP, CA, DFS, GPO, Firewall ?? Microsoft Exchange and general messaging ?? Microsoft IIS ?? Microsoft System Center, Service Manager, Operations Manager, Orchestrator (SCCM / SCSM/SCOM), Federation ?? System Imaging, patching and software deployment using SCCM ?? Experience with Powershell scripting and automation ?? Experience VMWare VSphere administration, provisioning and management ?? Experience with SIEM, specifically Splunk ?? Experience with Office365, Azure, AWS and other Cloud / SaaS technologies ?? Working knowledge of: ?? SAN Storage Technology, specifically EMC FiberChannel, iSCSI ?? Linux ?? Switched Ethernet and Layer-3 network infrastructure, VLAN routing and configuration ?? Networking (Cisco IOS, IOSXE and NXOS) ?? Unified Communications & VOIP, specifically Cisco UC ?? Checkpoint Firewall, IPS, and security technologies ?? CommVault Simpana ?? Microsoft Lync / Skype for Business ?? Antivirus and malware remediation ?? Enterprise software integration

Company Description:

Greenwich Associates is the leading provider of global market intelligence and advisory services to the financial services industry. We specialize in providing fact based insights and practical recommendations to improve business results. Our data focuses on the key metrics required for effective business management: operations performance, service quality, sales effectiveness, share of wallet, market share, brand, and behavioral trends.

Our clients include nearly all of the world ?? s leading investment banks, commercial banks and asset managers. We also serve securities exchanges, ratings agencies, government entities, and other companies with interest in the financial services industry.

Greenwich Associates was founded in 1972 and has more than 330 members. We are based in Stamford, CT with additional offices in Pleasanton, CA, London, Singapore, Tokyo, and Toronto.

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