Sr Cloud Engineer

Location: New York, NY  [Hybrid]
Category: Technology
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 12435
Date Added: 05/22/2024

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Job Title: Cloud Engineer
Location: Hybrid- NYC on-site 3x per week
Type: Full time direct hire

Must have a breadth of cloud experience and understands infrastructure as code.

Major Responsibilities and Activities

  • Responsible for project tasks throughout the life cycle of application implementation following best practices and architectural guidelines
  • Provide support to back office applications such as trading platforms, fund accounting systems, financial accounting systems
  • Work with Infrastructure team to design migration path for IaaS.
  • Responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the firm’s IaaS.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining all documentation requested by management and will be tasked with improving such documentation as required
  • Provide trouble shooting and assisting help desk support group in resolving escalated issues.
  • Monitor and provide statistical reports on the health and operational status of all infrastructure systems; monitor system capacity utilization
  • Diagnose and perform remedial actions within area of Subject Matter Expertise
  • Aid in capacity planning and performance monitoring to ensure that Infrastructure systems are meeting the needs of the business
  • Assist with various day to day management of server environment.


Minimum Requirements

  • Requires a minimum of 7-10 years of experience working within an IT infrastructure group, preferably with Financial experience in a trading environment
  • Experience designing and building out Azure globally using ARM, for Financial firms a plus.
  • Working knowledge of cloud connectivity for offices worldwide.
  • Knowledge of Azure Devops.
  • Extensive experience planning, designing, deploying, and maintaining Windows Servers, including Microsoft applications, such as SQL, Exchange, SCCM, SharePoint, and Active Directory.
  • Advanced Active Directory experience is required such as group rights, file rights management, GPOs
  • Advance knowledge of Office 365, Azure-AD and related Microsoft services.
  • Experience managing and maintaining MS security services such as ATP and Intune.
  • Day to Day management of monitoring platform and tailoring advance alerting & reports.
  • Strong systems administration/engineering skills in a large heterogeneous environment
  • Advanced Power shell scripting skills.
  • Experience monitoring overall health of systems
  • Root Cause analysis experience is required
  • Familiar with building and maintaining task scheduling platforms.
  • Must be willing to work weekends and evenings and be on call as required; the responsibilities are for a 7×24 IT operation.
  • Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple tasks with accuracy and to meet demanding deadlines, possessing strong ethics and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Working closely with Application Vendors to deploy, implement and manage systems.
  • Must maintain a sincere, polite and respectful customer service attitude when working with the business
  • Possess the ability to work with the application development team to provide solutions to users
  • Ability to support multiple globally dispersed locations
  • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills


Beneficial Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of Citrix and Netscalers, Azure cloud VPX a plus.  
  • Python and other scripting skill sets.
  • Working knowledge of container management.
  • Working knowledge of monitoring & Syslog platforms, such as Logicmonitor, Solarwinds, and Sumologic.