Tower Research Capital LLC, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Senior Windows Systems Administrator to lead our small but rapidly growing Windows Team.
The Senior Windows Systems Administrator will lead the team that designs and maintains Tower’s global Windows infrastructure, consisting of 160 desktops and over 50 servers. Responsibilities include strategically planning for the growth of the infrastructure, maintaining existing systems, and proactively researching and implementing new products as needed.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge spanning all Microsoft products, third-party software, and Open Source software running on Linux, as well as at least four years of experience in architecting and supporting a reliable, scalable Windows network. As our Windows Team is responsible for everything from design to deployment to user support, the Senior Windows Systems Administrator should be comfortable working in all of these areas, which are integral to Tower’s day-to-day operations.
Additionally, candidates should have:
A bachelor's degree in computer science from a top university
At least four years of experience in architecting and supporting a reliable, scalable Windows network
In-depth knowledge of Windows 2008/7 and Active Directory, including Group Policy, Kerberos, and LDAP
Strong scripting knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Perl, Python, or PowerShell
Extensive experience with Exchange 2010 troubleshooting, management, and automation
Experience integrating BlackBerry Enterprise Server and ActiveSync with Exchange 2010
Experience with server/desktop management using Microsoft System Center products
Experience with SharePoint 2010 installation, maintenance, and third-party code integration
Experience with SQL Server, including replication, log shipping, and query optimization
Experience with Linux preferred, particularly with Windows-Linux interaction (Samba, LDAP, and MySQL)
Experience with virtualization hypervisors, including but not limited to Microsoft Hyper-V
Tower’s main office and garden roofdeck are located in TriBeCa, a neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:
401(k) with company matching
Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
Free gym membership
Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festival