Under the supervision of the Network Operations Manager, Buckley Sandler is looking for a talented Senior Systems Engineer to assist with ensuring the Firm’s mission-critical network and infrastructure systems are available and properly functioning at all times. The Senior Systems Engineer will also provide assistance building and troubleshooting Firm infrastructure. The successful candidate for this position will be able to prioritize mission critical tasks and coordinate the design and expansion of systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure continuous availability of technical resources through daily system monitoring, including verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, and key processes.
Review system and application logs, and verify completion of scheduled jobs including backups.
Provide Tier III/other support as needed, including investigating, troubleshooting and resolving issues.
Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
Provide technical direction to less experienced IT support staff.
Work with IT management to oversee the development and installation of new hardware and software.
Install and configure technical systems.
Routinely test installations for bug detection and other issues.
Write custom scripts to improve efficiency.
Manage hardware infrastructure in two datacenter locations used to support the Firm’s production and BC/DR environments.
May require travel to Firm’s datacenters and branch office locations.
May require lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs.
May be called upon to work outside of normal business hours, including weekends and/or holidays and will be part of the after-hours escalation call-tree rotation.
This position will be filled by an energetic team player with strong communication skills. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to quickly solve problems by being able to organize, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. A strong attention to detail as well clear and accurate documentation skills are also required. Must be able to learn new concepts and skills to keep up with the pace of change with technology.
Proven track record of success with installation, monitoring, and maintenance of systems.
Candidates should have strong technical aptitude and the ability to creatively solve problems.
Experience with core infrastructure concepts like virtualization (VMWare) and networking (Cisco).
Experience with the following Citrix technologies: XenDesktop and NetScaler.
Experience with the following Microsoft technologies: Windows Server, Exchange and SQL.
Ability to create and modify scripts via PowerShell.
Education, Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. 7+ years’ experience in system engineering and IT support. Prior law firm experience is a plus.
About Buckley Sandler LLP
With more than 150 lawyers in Washington, DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and London focused on financial services law and litigation and enforcement matters, BuckleySandler has quickly gained a reputation for solving litigation, enforcement, compliance, regulatory, and transactional challenges for clients, and even turning them into business opportunities.