System Administrator - Intermediate
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Dual-headquartered in New York and London, Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.
Fitch Solutions delivers credit market data, analytical tools and risk services to the global financial community. In addition to offering proprietary market based content, Fitch Solutions distributes the ratings, research and financial data of Fitch Ratings through a variety of flexible platforms. With innovation and experience behind every solution, Fitch Solutions helps financial professionals meet the diverse and evolving needs of today's global markets.
Fitch Ratings and Fitch Solutions, along with Fitch Learning and BMI Research, are part of the Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is majority-owned by Hearst Corporation.
Fitch Ratings, Inc. and Fitch Solutions, Inc. are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. We comply with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which we operate, and provide equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and other status protected by applicable laws. Department overview:
Fitch Group is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to join the Infrastructure Operations team within Fitch's IT Infrastructure Group. The Infrastructure Operations group is responsible for the day to day operations of our compute, storage and networking infrastructure including server patching, monitoring, backup and recovery and configuration management database (CMDB). The department is responsible for daily system operations, security operations, database operations, application support, server patching, monitoring, backup and recovery as well as our configuration management database (CMDB). This role will have a focus on both automation and the administration of our security tools. Job Description:
The Intermediate Systems Administrator is involved in evaluating and executing scheduling system patches, upgrades and changes. The Intermediate Systems Administrator determines root cause of complex network and system problems. Responsibilities include resolving escalated trouble tickets; preforming server maintenance and updates, replacing hardware as needed; updating Operating Systems; assisting in major incident calls relating to software and servers; trouble shooting and resolving server issues; participating in the implementation phase for projects; developing and maintain preventative maintenance procedures. This individual will also be responsible for managing
the development of our automation capabilities including the creation of scripts, management of our code repository, as well as the deployment and management of our orchestration platform. Knowledge of Phyton3, Linux, AWS, Restful APIs, and Windows are critical to success in this position. The role interfaces with our partners in the Tech Enablement and Deployment team, the Enterprise engineering team, and the Network engineering team. The Systems Administrator will be a key member of the Infrastructure Operations team and will report directly to the Director of Infrastructure Operations. Position Requirements:
• Experience using the CLI for working with and troubleshooting Linux servers
• Experience troubleshooting common issues on Windows servers
• Experience working with AWS EC2 and instance security groups
• Experience working with AWS services (Route53, RDS, S3, ASG, Workspaces etc)
• Experience working with Network Storage technologies (NAS, SAN)
• Effective problem-solving skills
• Working knowledge of VMWare
• Experience automating tasks with Python3
• Experience working with RESTful APIs
• Experience working with git and repositories (Github/Bitbucket)
• Experience working with network devices via the CLI
• Familiar with management of End Point Protection software
• Familiar with management of host-based firewalls.
• Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills
• Experience with monitoring and alerting tools
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or relevant work experience preferred.
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.
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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.
Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.