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Client Platform Engineer (Windows)

DRW is a proprietary trading firm, founded and based in Chicago, IL.

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Client Platform Engineer (Windows)

DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 1,300 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.

We are looking for a Client Platform Engineer (Windows) to join our Windows Platform Team. A highly motivated self-starter who is eager to grow within our organization will be a perfect fit.

What you’ll do in this role: 

  • As a Senior engineer, you will provide leadership and direction to junior members of the team
  • Design and deploy the tooling needed to support the configuration and deployment of Windows clients
  • Engage with the Support Engineering team and act as an escalation point for incoming tickets and help desk requests
  • Participate in our platform on-call rotation
  • Own and improve services storing monitoring data such as logging, metrics, and tracing.
  • Identify, develop and maintain automated processes via scripting.
  • Learn and promote new technologies
  • Work collaboratively with teams across the globe

What we're looking for: 

  • 3+ years of MEMCM/SCCM administration experience or similar
  • Direct experience with configuration management tools such as Chef or Ansible
  • Experience with Git/GitHub or other version control software
  • Solid scripting and programming skills (PowerShell preferred)
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well on a team and independently
  • Knowledge of application packaging and management
  • Strong experience supporting and configuring Windows 10
  • Strong knowledge of Group Policy management
  • Intune management experience
  • Previous Windows Server and Active Directory support experience

Bonus points if you have: 

  • Familiarity with Vault and Docker
  • Ability to develop a code-base and the ability to dig into an existing code-base to diagnose and fix problems

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