Systems Engineer

| New York, NY, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 70,000-200,000 Annually
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Our client, a leading investment management, is seeking a talented Systems Engineer to join our team in New York City. As a Systems Engineer, you will play a key role in ensuring the stability, security, and efficiency of our IT infrastructure.


  • Provide 2nd and 3rd-level support, resolving complex technical issues and liaising with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure to ensure optimal performance and availability.
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software, and system management tools.
  • Ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability through continuous monitoring and optimization.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and collaborate with developers to implement fixes.
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies to protect against cybersecurity threats and data loss.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and automate routine tasks, reducing human intervention time.
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems to meet business requirements.

Required Experience

  • 4+ years of systems engineering experience in an enterprise environment.
  • 2+ years of desktop support experience, preferably in a financial services environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated ability to walk users through resolutions.
  • Experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting UNIX/Linux-based environments.
  • Performance tuning of application stacks (e.g., Tomcat, JBoss, Apache, Ruby, NGINX).
  • Experience with monitoring systems to ensure system health and performance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of automation software (e.g., Puppet, CFEngine, Chef) to streamline operations.
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python) for task automation and system management.
  • Thorough networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP) to troubleshoot network-related issues effectively.

Preferred Experience

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject.

Doran Jones Inc. (DJI) is the leading financial services Data Engineering and Application Development firm, specializing in Capital Markets, Risk, and Regulatory Compliance. We are US-based, helping our clients fill gaps in capacity and expertise, reduce risk, and accelerate change. Our leaders average over 25 years of experience in Financial Services and Technology. DJI is repeatedly engaged by the largest and most complex clients for our Agile transformation expertise and practical understanding of the critical relationship between data, architecture, and application development. 


DJI has a mission to place more people from non-traditional backgrounds into sustainable technology careers. Through partnerships with non-profit technology programs in underserved communities and Veteran organizations, candidates transition from tech training programs into real IT careers at DJI. Our unique recruitment policy allows us to create exceptional teams, bringing a broad spectrum of experience to our company and creating anything but a traditional consulting firm.


DJI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of McLaren Strategic Ventures, a private equity firm, that invests in start-ups and scale-ups. They provide a full range of highly trusted domain consulting, advisory services, and innovative technologies globally. Doran Jones is able to offer a broad range of technology, deeper AI and machine learning tools, data intelligence, alternative resourcing capabilities, and capital access to invest and digitize at scale. Our clients benefit from this unique portfolio allowing them to accelerate the pace of their own digital transformations through innovative products and services designed around industry-wide issues.

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