Associate Systems Engineer

Boston, MA

Posted: 10/31/2018 Employment Type: Perm Industry: IT Job Number: 227473

Associate Systems Engineer

Softworld Inc.’ s client is seeking an Associate Systems Engineer to share responsibilities in a variety of technological areas including assisting in managing Windows account management, production contingency planning/testing and systems documentation.

This role includes providing technical support and guidance to end-users including hardware and software troubleshooting and coordinating vendor and third-party maintenance for network connectivity, software support, and telecommunications services.

Responsibilities:
  • Desktops: Administer and optimize desktop and laptop builds and hardware rollouts. Administer OS and software updates. Interface to desktop support groups. Contribute to desktop planning and hardware/software deployments such as version control and issues tracking packages
  • Application Support: Install, maintain and support financial trading applications and interface to 3rd party vendors and trading partners
  • Active Directory: User/group administration, message server account setup, group policy configuration to manage/enforce security
  • Contingency Planning: Help implement, monitor and adjust the system backup procedures to ensure that the corporation's data and computer systems are recoverable. Involves maintaining and testing business continuance strategies and procedures; recommend and implement security structures necessary to protect the corporation's system resources
  • User Support: Assist in providing technical assistance and support to users of the corporation's computing environment, including desktop/laptop, printer and phone systems support
  • Document: methodologies, issues and solutions

Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or the equivalent with two or more years of experience in a systems integration environment.
  • SQL Server, Linux and shell scripting experience helpful
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are a necessity for this role.
  • Experience with sql server / network topologies a plus and prior experience in front office equity buy side environment with experience in fund management, order management and trading applications is also a plus, but not required.
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