Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Reports to: Director, Technology Operations and Infrastructure
Location: New York (Hybrid Working)
Salary: $90,000 – $110,000

About the Job

Responsible for efficient, continuous, and reliable core infrastructure services and end user support at ISDA. The Network Systems Engineer works closely with the Director of O&I and peer IT operations technicians, to maintain ISDA’s diverse technology platforms and end user support programs.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Participate in the design, implementation and support of all networked systems and infrastructure
  • Work closely with Cybersecurity team to ensure compliance and alignment with the cybersecurity roadmap for ISDA
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software, and system management tools
  • Leverage Apple DEP, Autopilot, Intune, AD GPO, Scripting, and other such automation best practices to improve onboarding processes and lower the human intervention time on daily support tasks
  • Anticipate the support needs of ISDA staff and troubleshoot issues effecting systems uptime and performance while reducing repetitive trouble tickets
  • Support other areas of IT such as the Database and Website Development teams to ensure the smooth and reliable operations of ISDA’s public facing member web services
  • Provide senior level support for key ISDA business partners

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Linux and Windows Server with Active Directory in a virtual production environment
  • Extensive knowledge of Azure AD and Intune is required including hybrid on-prem AD with Azure AD
  • Experience with virtualization platforms (e.g., VMware, Hyper-V, VirtualBox, etc. )
  • Experience with enterprise monitoring systems such as New Relic and Orion
  • Knowledgeable with the deployment and support of Windows and Linux Servers in cloud infrastructure such as AWS and Azure
  • Good working knowledge of scripting languages (Ansible, Python, Bash, PowerShell etc.)
  • Strong grasp of TCP/IP and VPN networking fundamentals
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure situations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Technology, or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 6 years of information technology/information security/cybersecurity and customer service operations experience, with an emphasis on infrastructure support services required

Learning from and Mentoring others:

  • Candidates should feel comfortable mentoring others in areas of IT they possess superior knowledge and skill. The ideal candidate will also be comfortable taking similar direction from another peer. Every interaction with a teammate should be seen as a possible learning opportunity or a chance to share knowledge and to help the team as a whole be more successful

After hours support & travel requirements:

  • ISDA maintains technology platforms and systems in four main offices worldwide and three branch or satellite offices with a fully Hybrid workforce in each of these locations. Experience with being on-call and travel during project work is part of the role requirements

About ISDA

Since 1985, ISDA has worked to make the global derivatives markets safer and more efficient. Today, ISDA has more than 1,000 member institutions from 78 countries. These members comprise a broad range of derivatives market participants, including corporations, investment managers, government and supranational entities, insurance companies, energy and commodities firms, and international and regional banks. In addition to market participants, members also include key components of the derivatives market infrastructure, such as exchanges, intermediaries, clearing houses and repositories, as well as law firms, accounting firms and other service providers. Information about ISDA and its activities is available on the Association’s website: . Follow us on Twitter @ISDA.


ISDA offers a great work environment and excellent benefits.

  • Retirement – with employer match
  • Life, disability, and accident insurance
  • Discretionary bonus up to 20%
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage offered at little to no cost to employees and dependents
  • Generous paid time off
  • Parental Leave
  • Pre- and post-tax commuter spending accounts
  • Education – ISDA offers a yearly training calendar across all offices
  • Flexible working policy
  • Company and office social events

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