Microsoft Systems Engineer / SME & Systems Integrator

| New York, NY, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 130,000-150,000 Annually
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Who We Are:

At Galaxy we are building products and services to help the world invest in economic progress. We believe crypto and blockchain innovations will permeate and improve all aspects of our global economy. Our vision is a society where value and ownership flow as freely as information. Galaxy is a digital asset and blockchain leader helping institutions, startups, and individuals access and navigate the crypto economy. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, we provide platform solutions custom-made for a digitally native ecosystem across three complementary operating businesses: Global Markets, Asset Management, and Digital Infrastructure Solutions. Our offerings include, amongst others, trading, lending, strategic advisory services, institutional-grade investment solutions across passive, active and venture strategies, proprietary bitcoin mining and hosting services, network validator services, and the development of enterprise custodial technology. Galaxy’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of crypto enthusiasts, and institutional veterans focused on the future of finance and Web3. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with global across North America, Europe and Asia.

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What We Value:

We are a diverse team of free thinkers, and fast movers united to help investors and creators energize the global economy. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a culture of builders and overachievers and embrace high performance, transparent feedback, and a mission-first approach. Our culture shapes our way of working and gets us where we want to be.

  • Seek Excellence.
  • Be Selective To Be Effective.
  • Be Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled.
  • Disagree Transparently.
  • Encourage Independent Decision-Making.
  • Build Dream Teams.

Who You Are:
We're looking for a Microsoft Expert / SME (Architect, Engineer, and Operator) to design, build, and run our overall Microsoft Service offering, O365 & Azure, with the ability to lead related enterprise systems integration with a security first approach, accounting for full systems lifecycle (SDLC), including operationalization, and support. A senior technologist with the expertise in enterprise applications, SaaS, infrastructure, and security that can work collaboratively with peers in IT, security, software product engineering, infrastructure engineering, and business teams to implement secure solutions at a rapidly growing company.

What You’ll Do:

  • Operate and support Galaxy’s existing Microsoft Service offering, which includes O365 and on-premises services / infrastructure, third party email security controls and gateway services, hybrid active directory, and workstation management services.
  • Provide guidance and support to the workstation engineering team on / through the full system lifecycle, (build / imaging, OS and application patching, system security, and vulnerability remediation).
  • Re-architect the existing Microsoft service offering to increase productivity, consolidate services, streamline licensing, and enhance security, systems resiliency, and reliability.
  • Architect, engineer, and deploy a Windows workstation management infrastructure that will allow IT operations to manage the full workstation lifecycle.
  • Architect, engineer, and operate a fully qualified Azure infrastructure service offering capable of hosting the organizations custom built finance applications.
  • Over time build a team to operate the services delivered.
  • Champion security through a security first approach in all phases of the system lifecycle.
  • Lead the selection, integration, and operationalization of new non-Microsoft enterprise services.
  • Assist peer teams with requirements gathering, system design and or selection, integration, and operationalization.
  • Participate in and where applicable lead incident investigations and remediation activities.
  • Where possible automate operations.
  • Mentor junior team members.
  • Train operations and support personnel.

What We’re Looking For:

  • 6+ years of diverse experience in information technology and system integration
  • Hybrid Active Directory (On prem Domain integrated with Azure AD):
    • Domain Controller Lifecycle
    • Active Directory Architecture and Operations
    • Expert understanding of GPOs, OUs, Account Management, Polices, identity and access management, access provisioning, etc.
  • Windows Server Architecture, Engineering, and Operations (Full Lifecycle) – Domain Controllers, Certificate Servers, Print Servers, NPS Servers, File Servers, etc.
  • O365
    • Expert with Exchange, email routing, Outlook (PC, Mac, iPhone, Web), mail gateways, and third-party email security gateways like Mimecast, and general email security
    • SharePoint
    • OneDrive
    • Microsoft Graph
    • inTune
  • Powershell experience 
  • Microsoft Server and Workstation patch and vulnerability management
  • Azure Cloud Architecture, engineering, and operations
  • Windows Workstation Engineering and Lifecycle
  • Infrastructure design, engineering, operations, and support (physical and Azure cloud).
  • Microsoft Security Services, integration, operations, and support
  • User, Systems, and Data Security

Bonus Points: 

  • Self-starter with strong business acumen that can cut through problems and deliver results.  Knows when to escalate to management for assistance.
  • The ability to work across the enterprise technology stack and facilitate cross stack service integration and incident resolution with a security minded approach.
  • The ability to apply existing knowledge and experience to new areas of exposure, and technologies they have no direct experience with, and achieve a successful outcome.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with systems and infrastructure engineering teams, quality assurance, security teams, and business teams.
  • The ability to take an initiative and run with it from idea to through system go live and operational turn over, without direct oversite.  Has the experience to address all the soft items involved to take a system from idea to go-live.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills with the ability to instill confidence and translate complex technical concepts for non-technical audiences.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary and discretionary bonus
  • Flexible Time Off (i.e. unlimited paid vacation days)
  • Company paid Holidays (11)
  • Company paid sick leave
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees, partners, and other dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks in-office
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Employee Resource Groups

Apply now and join us on our mission to engineer a new economic paradigm.

The base salary ranges included below will be commensurate with candidate experience, expertise and local market. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise. At Galaxy, we maintain a total compensation philosophy which consists of a competitive base salary, annual bonus, and equity incentives.

Base Salary Range

$130,000$150,000 USD

Galaxy respects diversity and seeks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital or partnership or caregiver status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military or veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete the application process or to participate in an interview, please contact [email protected]

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