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Windows Systems Engineer
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Windows Systems Engineer

Our Enterprise team is responsible for all Windows Servers, storage, and back-up systems. You will help enable our technology evolution while ensuring the availability and performance of our systems.

Who we are

Optiver is a tech-driven trading firm and leading global market maker. As one of the oldest market making institutions, we are a trusted partner of 70+ exchanges across the globe. Our mission is to constantly improve the market by injecting liquidity, providing accurate pricing, increasing transparency and acting as a stabilising force no matter the market conditions. With a focus on continuous improvement, we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets for everyone who participates.Based in ‘The
Domain’ neighborhood, Optiver’s Austin office serves as the firm’s innovation nucleus, with a strong focus on quantitative research, software and hardware engineering initiatives. With tech innovation an integral part of our core business, the booming city proved an ideal backdrop for our heavy investment into machine learning, research infrastructure and big data computing. What’s more, with world-class music, food and art scenes, as well as countless scenic outdoor activities, the quality of life for Austin Optiverians is second to none.
What you'll do:
  • Design and configure monitoring systems for storage, VMware and Windows systems
  • Automate build, configuration, deployment and administration tasks using PowerShell (and/or Python)
  • Deploy, monitor, and configure windows infrastructure
  • Recommend and implement system improvements, be a trusted advisor
  • Describe the environment in an infrastructure-as-code system
What you'll need:
  • Good knowledge of Windows servers and systems like Active Directory, Entra ID, DNS, SQL Server
  • 5+ years of experience with configuration management tooling
  • A focus on automating and solid scripting skills (PowerShell and/or Python)
  • Knowledge of virtualization and networking, specifically VMware
  • Have an innate ability to breakdown complex problems and make sound engineering decisions in a self-directed environment
  • Enjoy constant improvement and ability to embrace feedback
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, or related engineering or science curriculum


What you’ll get

  • Work alongside best-in-class professionals from over 40 different countries.
  • Performance based bonus structure that is unmatched anywhere in the industry. We combine our profits across desks, teams and offices into a global profit pool fostering a truly collaborative environment to work in.
  • Ownership over initiatives that directly solve business problems.  

Alongside this you will get great other benefits such as 25 paid vacation days and market holidays, fully paid commuting expenses and health insurance, daily breakfast and lunch, training opportunities, 401(k) match up to 50% and charitable match opportunities, regular social events and clubs, and many more.

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Windows Systems Engineer