Senior Windows Systems Engineer, AVP

State Street Corporation
California City, USA
Aug 11, 2022
Sep 03, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
Looking for an experienced Senior Windows Systems Engineer to support our IMS WEST Windows Server Team. This position is based in Irvine and is responsible for the deployment and maintenance of Active Directory, Windows server, and virtual infrastructure globally.

What you will be responsible for
As Senior Windows Systems Engineer you will
  • Support all infrastructure supported by the Windows Server Team. This includes but is not limited to: Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, DFS, Vmware vSphere, as well as UCS and Nutanix HW
  • Be responsible for delivering technology solutions and ensuring stability for the global server environment.
  • Work across departments to make sure requirements are understood to ensure successful solutions.
  • Work with Vendors to report and resolve issues.
  • Assist in technology evaluations
  • Provide 24x7 on-call support (on a rotational basis) and is available after-hours to assist with or supervise data center installations or activities (as required)
  • Maintain and update documentation to stay current
  • Assist with the development and implementation of standards, procedures and processes for the department.
  • Drive automation at every layer of the technology stack with the goal of providing a mature stable platform for the entire company
  • Support and Manage infrastructure projects
  • Support day to day issues.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Convey information clearly and effectively, verbally and in written format.
  • In-depth experience in implementing and supporting Active Directory, VMware, and UCS Infrastructure
  • The ability to work with project management teams to ensure completion of critical projects as well as be able to manage their own projects from planning to completion.
  • Able to design overall Windows Server solutions, conduct planning, requirements analysis, pre and post implementation support, training and maintenance
  • Ability to recognize optimization and automation opportunities and possess the ability to implement them.
  • Support change control policies
  • Responsible for ensuring that the client's performance, security, user experience, reliability, availability, and all other functional and non-functional requirements are met
  • Maintain system documentation, including participation of acceptance testing and validation by business units
  • Able to troubleshoot infrastructure problems, perform root cause analysis (RCA), and create supporting documentation
  • Must be proactive and responsive

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in computer science or a related field OR relevant experience as listed following
  • Advanced knowledge of Infrastructure Virtualization
  • Proficient Windows domain management including designing/architecting implementing and managing of active directory
  • Proficient in cloud orchestration technologies (vRA UCSD etc.)
  • Proficient in automation technologies (Powershell Scripting Puppet Foreman Chef etc.)
  • Minimum of 10 years operational support experience.
  • 10+ years of experience with the entire VMware vSphere stack in a large environment
  • 10+ years of experience with enterprise hardware (HP and Cisco UCS)
  • 10+ years of experience with Microsoft Windows Server
  • Vendor management experience required.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with multiple levels of management and employees in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated decision making organization presentation problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated communication interpersonal and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated risk evaluation skills.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple organizations to reach common goals
  • Intermediate knowledge of Cisco UCS Central and/or Cisco Edgesight
  • Intermediate knowledge of enterprise monitoring solutions such Nimbus, SCOM, vROPS, SolarWinds etc.
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking technologies and best practices
  • Proficient with Windows Server 2008 to 2019 including hands-on experience with system installation/configuration file system concepts resource monitoring user administration package management and process control/management
  • Systems Software and Administration knowledge
  • Remote monitoring and automation platforms
  • Maintain servers across multiple environments
  • Assist with the implementations of various projects (Servers Virtualization Disaster Recovery)

Additional requirements
  • Experience with Nutanix a Plus
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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