Senior Systems Administrator LA

Systems Administrator
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


  • Cloud technologies such as Box, Intermedia, Salesforce, Slack and Office 365
  • Leading Edge Hardware such as Nutanix, Cisco Meraki and Palo Alto networks 
  • Working with financial services companies, such as private equity, hedge fund and other asset managers
  • Part of a national team that aims to deliver exceptional service 
  • Generous compensation
  • Best in class employee health benefits: medical, dental, and Time Off 
  • Employee profit share bonuses
  • Flat organization structure


This full-time role will support our client's growing needs. This individual will work closely with, and report to the Director of Client Services of the firm. This is a hands-on role requiring the ability to handle various problems with expertise and exceptional judgment while working with end-users at the highest level within organizations. 


  • Support daily operations onsite and remote for clients
  • Provide high quality support to end users
  • Implement and manage VMware environment and Windows servers, including patching, critical updates and upgrades
  • Implement and manage network infrastructure such as firewalls, switches and routers
  • Implement and manage BCP and DR environments, document setup, and perform annual testing
  • Work closely with services providers to monitor systems and resolve issues
  • Manage and collaborate on various IT projects for our clients, including but not limited to:
    • Perform IT audits for new engagements
    • Perform security vulnerability testing
    • Perform IT work at client’s homes
    • Application selection and implementation
  • Directing and distributing work among team
  • Obtaining quotes and ordering equipment, supplies
  • Available to be on call on weekends and evenings to respond to client requests, or issues on client's infrastructure
  • Mentoring of junior employees



  • Minimum 6+ years of general IT experience, including extensive experience in customer-facing roles
  • Operating Systems / Servers: expert in Microsoft Windows Server technology, HP and Dell Servers
  • Infrastructure: experience with VMware, SAN storage, Cisco, and Meraki
  • Experience at a private equity, hedge fund, asset management or investment bank in a similar role beneficial
  • Perform cyber security / security audits to expose vulnerabilities, use vulnerability tools such as Tenable and Qualys
  • Implementation of log aggregation tools such as Splunk, Sumo logic, etc.
  • CISSP certification would be a plus, not required
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, ability to think creatively
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to focus and work effectively under pressure
  • Must be able to maintain composure and professionalism in stressful situations
  • High school degree required, college degree strongly preferred
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

About Halcyon Financial Technology

Formed in 2010 by industry veteran Rodric O’Connor to address a gap in serving small to mid-size financial services firms with industry-leading IT support, HalcyonFT’s team of experienced IT professionals brings decades of experience in the financial services industry. Halcyon FT exclusively serves financial services firms with a full understanding of industry trends, challenges and expectations. For more information, please visit

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Position Id : 327137
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