• Senior Windows System Administrator

    Job Locations US-CA-Pasadena
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    IT Infrastructure
    Regular Full-Time


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    The Company


    Common Securitization Solutions (CSS) is seeking an experienced Senior to join our team of talented professionals in Pasadena, California.


    How many times in your career do you get the opportunity to do something that’s never been done? To create something that will change an entire industry? CSS is building the Common Securitization Platform to issue and manage mortgage securities. We’re looking for people who can walk in two worlds – a start-up environment where development is collaborative and rapid; and a production environment where we run and monitor the performance of the platform. Longer-term, this platform could serve the entire US housing finance industry. Sound transformative? It is. Come join us and help create something remarkable.



    Job Information

     We are seeking a Sr. Window System Administrator to support our world-class computing infrastructure. This is an important role for our business and presents an opportunity to implement and optimize the latest hardware and software solutions. 


    Key Job Functions

    • Implement and support infrastructure solutions in sophisticated, high-performance trading environments that demand stability, tremendous throughput and low latency
    • Support systems deployment, configuration management and application installations within the AWS services including but not limited to: VPC, ELB, EC2, S3.
    • Serve as senior technical resource in development team’s efforts to determine the needs of the business that will simplify and automate the applications and services as well make them more efficient
    • Create and maintain a patch management strategy for tools and methods that maintains a secure computing environment utilizing AWS.
    • Acts as a liaison to the enterprise business units and IT teams to plan, schedule and implement remediation to ensure that all systems are running the latest software versions and patches at all times.
    • Creates software metering/usage reports to maintain license compliance
    • Participate in researching solutions to various business and technical problems; evaluate alternatives; and provide recommendations





    •  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related technical field required.


    Minimum Experience  

    •  Minimum 8 years of related experience

    Specialized Knowledge & Skills     


    • Experience in AWS Cloud platform and its features which includes EC2, VPC, EBS, AMI, SNS, RDS, EBS, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, Cloud-Formation AWS Configuration, Autos calling, Cloud Front, IAM, S3.  
    • Also possess strong knowledge of Active Directory and GPO management experience.
    • Significant technical background, experience and familiarity with Windows servers: Design, Configuration, and Administration of Windows 2012 r2/2016.
    • Strong working knowledge in Office365 and its related online products (e.g. SharePoint, Exchange, PowerBi)
    • Strong knowledge of supporting MS tools (SCCM, SCOM, MDT, DNS, networking, storage, clustering).
    • Scripting and/or programming experience (Power Shell, VB Script or other)
    • Experience with managing and administrating SharePoint and Exchange
    • Strong working knowledge in Office365 and its related online products (e.g. SharePoint, Exchange, PowerBi)
    • Experience in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of both open source licensed and Commercial-off-the-Shelf software tools.
    • Experience creating cloud infrastructure as code using Terraform and/or CloudFormation
    • Ability to perform defect root cause analysis and provide resolution
    • Ability to use a variety of open source technologies and cloud services
    • Scripting experience with python or ruby
    • Excellent user interface / interpersonal / written and verbal communication skills
    • The ability to operate in a team environment consisting of both internal and external members, co-workers and customers
    • Configure, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot windows software deployment
    • Reviewing service related reports such as backups; maintenance; and monitoring on a daily basis
    • Participate in researching solutions to various business and technical problems; evaluate alternatives; and provide recommendations
    • Ability to troubleshoot and repair complex technical problems with team members, customers, and vendors quickly and effectively
    • Process-oriented team player with excellent communications skills



    As a condition of employment with Common Securitization Solutions, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.   


    Common Securitization Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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