Senior Windows Administrator

Ginas Tech Jobs   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago

  by    Next Step Systems

Senior Windows Administrator

A rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with offices in Chicago, London, & New York City, is seeking to add a Senior Windows Administrator to join the team. The ideal Windows Administrator will have worked within the financial industry with a robust background in Linux design, implementation and support. The candidate will be added to an existing IT team where they will interact with all IT functional areas (e.g. architecture, design, network engineering, Helpdesk/Desktop support, application development and support). The Windows Administrator will be working in a dynamic, heterogeneous environment and must have an extensive technical background including experience in troubleshooting, monitoring, maintenance and networking. The successful candidate must be highly self-motivated, excel at multitasking, and comfortable working in a demanding, state of the art trading environment.


-Excellent written and verbal communication.

-Thorough knowledge (5+ years) of Windows architecture, deployment, administration, networking, performance monitoring/tuning, security hardening, troubleshooting and production operations.

-Thorough knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 10 desktop operating systems.

-Highly organized, self-motivated, able to multi-task, able to work independently as well as a team player.

-Must be willing to work some weekend shifts in support of maintenance and participate in On-call for overnights, weekends and holidays on a rotational basis with openness to change duties.

-Must have operations experience in 24/7 environments.

-Must be knowledgeable about Active Directory and recent versions of Microsoft Exchange.

-Have familiarity with basic Linux commands and ability to assist in building and managing Linux systems.

-System configuration experience (SMS, Altiris, PowerShell).

-Experience supporting Citrix is a plus.

-System monitoring experience (SNMP, Dell Open Manage, etc.).

-Working knowledge of virtualization (Hyper-V, VMWare, etc.) is a plus.

-Linux experience is a plus.

-Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year university.

-Computer Science, Information Science or related technical field.

-Strong GPA (3.5 or higher).

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Company Will Relocate Candidates To Chicago!

"PLEASE DO NOT APPLY" If You Are A Consulting Firm, Third Party Recruiter Or Seeking Corp-To-Corp; W-2 Direct Hire Only.


$100K - $150K