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Senior Systems Engineer

Company: Fisher Investments
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:


It's an exciting time to join Fisher Investments; we're investing in the future of our firm's technology and information security. Our business is growing internationally, which emphasizes the need to build an unparalleled team that promotes future global growth through strategic solutions and progress. We are important to supporting our firm's diverse businesses, and we're excited to continue solidifying that foundation as we add more experienced technologists to our Technology team.


We are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to be the systems expert and managing the windows environment delivery to completion and ensure hand-off to necessary support teams. You will report to the Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering Delivery.


The Opportunity:


The Senior Systems Engineer designs aspects of large-scale projects and engineers, tests, documents, and deploys systems infrastructure solutions. You will manage technical aspects of assigned projects, including planning and resolving issues. You will work independently to provide technical solutions to solve complex challenges for both IT-facing and business-facing customers. You will also ensure the successful implementation of technology projects by working with Solutions Architecture, Operations, information security, and other departments. We are looking for end-to-end ownership to prevent and solve windows system issues, anticipate and avoid problems and identify the areas for improvements. You will lead the effort in standardizing processes, streamlining and making processes simple while providing technical escalation point for production support during normal business and off-hours.


The Day-to-Day:

  • Partner with Infrastructure Architecture to provide expertise on architectural designs and proposed solutions for windows system environments
  • Provide documentation, participate in proof-of-concept, oversee deployment, and hand-off services of new technology to the operations team
  • Manage the Infrastructure environment with service oriented approach and efficient delivery to meet the customer needs, requirements and their service expectations
  • Work with operations to gauge the effectiveness of existing infrastructure systems; develop strategies for improving or further using these systems
  • Manage the efficient daily operations and maintenance of the IT services with best practices, automation and orchestration capabilities and ensure effectiveness of the service

Your Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in Systems Engineering (windows focused)
  • Experience analyzing new products and making recommendations for implementation
  • Knowledge of infrastructure systems including Active Directory, DNS, Exchange, DHCP, compute, Windows OS, MS System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), MS System Center Configuration Manager (SSCM), hypervisor, storage (multiple windows versions)
  • Knowledge of M365 and Azure technologies
  • Manage several Infrastructure related projects, system enhancements, and deployments

Why Fisher Investments:


At Fisher Investments, we work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. From unmatched service to unique perspectives on investing, it's the people that make the Fisher purpose possible. And we invest in them by offering exceptional benefits like:

  • 100% coverage of premiums for health, vision and dental insurance
  • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
  • 20 days of PTO*, plus 9 paid holidays
  • 8 weeks paid Primary Caregiver Parental Leave
  • Back-up Child Care Program available, offering up to 10 days annually
  • A cumulative learning and development framework customized for every employee
  • An award-winning work environment - we're Great Place to Work Certified, and Top Workplace winners from The Oregonian

We take great pride in our inclusive culture. We value the different perspectives and unique skills you bring to the team – it makes us all better. Success at Fisher Investments is motivated by results, a collaborative mindset and a commitment to accomplishing great things – so if you are ready to do that, we are ready for you! Apply today to be a part of a team environment where you make a difference in the lives of people by bettering the investment universe.


*California employees accrue up to 17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time per year.


Keywords: Fisher Investments, Plano , Senior Systems Engineer, Other , Plano, Texas

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