Senior Systems Administrator at FXCM Group (New York, NY)

We are currently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to provide Microsoft Windows platform management, configuration, design and training for a large global environment.  The successful candidate must have the ability to work independently as well with a team structure.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, secure and update Active Directory
  • Troubleshoot/resolve hardware, software, and network issues with Windows systems as needed
  • Monitor Windows server performance and availability
  • Address operational systems issues including file and share permissions, user accounts and installing applications
  • Promote and maintain server patch management practices
  • Provide metrics for capacity management purposes
  • Monitor server load and implement load balancing when needed
  • Identify, upgrade and replace server hardware where appropriate
  • Conduct periodic HA/DR planning exercises as required
  • Manage LDAP authentication and delegation rights
  • Manage and participate in projects as assigned and work with team members across the company to deliver project goals.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies and present recommendations and justifications on hardware and software purchases
  • Resolve assigned trouble tickets and maintain accurate status in FXCM’s ticketing systems
  • Ensure that all security requirements are met or exceeded
  • Document technical designs and procedures Communicate information through effective written and oral communication and presentations

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Compensation: Based on Experience (potential, discretionary bonuses apply)


We understand that top performers in the current marketplace are attracted to companies offering competitive pay, benefits and opportunities for professional development. In light of this, we offer a Comprehensive Employee Benefits Program that includes the following:

  • Savings Plan (401K)
  • Medical & Health Care
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Employee and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program