The D. E. Shaw group seeks motivated individuals with impressive records of academic and/or professional achievement to join our Systems team as systems administrators. Systems administrators provide support, automation, and management for a wide variety of enterprise technology, including a sophisticated Windows and Linux desktop/server environment, cutting-edge storage and clustered computing solutions, and a number of communications platforms. If you’re interested in technology and have a desire to help users understand how to use technology better while solving interesting problems, we encourage you to apply.
What You’ll Do Day-To-Day:
You’ll be responsible for a variety of support and project work across a wide range of technology, including but not limited to Windows PCs and servers, UNIX servers, mobile devices, and an advanced communications infrastructure. Support and project work may include troubleshooting complex technical issues, administration of various infrastructure-level systems, and implementing automation and efficiency improvements. Successful team members are resourceful, with a keen ability to combine independent research, prior experience, and critical analysis to resolve unfamiliar problems and advance challenging work.
Who We’re Looking For:
- Candidates will have an interest in both building technology and helping others use it effectively. They’ll successfully combine impressive research and analytical skills to resolve unfamiliar problems and advance challenging work.
- Applicants should have knowledge of the Microsoft Windows enterprise environment and standard applications, such as Microsoft Office, and a demonstrated interest in improving processes and technology. They should be familiar with general systems administration, including hardware and software administration and phone, desk-side, trade floor, and/or remote user support.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills are critical, as the role involves working with global colleagues across a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, and projects.
- In keeping with our firm’s culture and the ever-changing nature of our work, we’re more interested in talent, curiosity, and motivation as demonstrated by an impressive history of achievement than we are in any particular skill or experience.