Windows Systems Engineer
Financial Engines - Sunnyvale, CA

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Do you want to make a real impact in people’s lives? Is “Help” part of your personal core values? If so, then you will be an excellent fit with the Financial Engines family. We are currently seeking a professional, motivated and independent Windows Systems Engineer to join our Information Technology team in Sunnyvale.

We are looking for a Windows Systems Engineer with strong server and networking skills to be responsible for the ongoing implementation and support of our enterprise systems. This is a deeply technical, hands-on role for an experienced individual with a proven background in building and maintaining high performance, highly available enterprise infrastructure. The successful candidate is expected to be well organized, able to excel both independently and in a team environment, and work with minimal supervision. Experience should include supporting high-availability production environments.

Responsibilities:
Assist in the day to day operations of Financial Engines enterprise systems.
Develop and implement solutions to meet business needs.
Take ownership of system issues and work hard to research and recommend solutions.
Configure and maintain servers, storage and other IT related equipment.
Configure and manage monitoring systems, and backup solutions.
Perform general scripting, automation and troubleshooting of systems.
Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with 3+ years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Experience deploying and managing both physical and virtual Windows systems in a production, high-availability environment.
Deep background in supporting multi-site Active Directory environments.
Experience with Microsoft Technologies including Exchange, Lync, Windows Server, and SCOM.
Experience with monitoring systems, configuration management and incident response processes.
Comfortable in an environment with flexible work schedules, 24/7 availability, and on-call rotation.
Familiarity with configuring and troubleshooting switches, routers and load balancers a plus.
Understanding of NetApp storage systems administration a plus.
Some background with Splunk is helpful.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Attention to detail.


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Financial Engines was cofounded in 1996 by Professor William F. Sharpe, a winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his work...