Senior Principal Systems Engineer

E*Trade Alpharetta , GA 30023

Posted 2 weeks ago

More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.

Senior Systems Engineer

Innovation using Technology is something that distinguishes E*TRADE Financial from its peers. As one of the largest FinTech companies in the U.S., we are looking for motivated and passionate people like you to help us being new and innovative ideas to life. You will be empowered to champion Innovation and make a difference in everything we do around here.

The Senior Systems Engineer will be part of the Infrastructure Engineering team responsible for supporting the services and products that power the E*TRADE Financial Corporation lines of businesses. If you are highly motivated and goal oriented, can handle interruptions while fluidly switching between several projects, and has a work smart not harder approach, this job will be ideal.


  • Build and oversee windows server environments in multiple locations to support the multiple development, production and DR environments.

  • Extensive Microsoft Windows Server systems build (physical and VMware virtual) and deployment/migration experience

  • Work with Project Managers and Business stakeholders to design and develop solutions to address business needs and propose changes to develop effective solutions. Examine requirements documents and create technical design documents, unit test, system test and implementation plan for small to complex projects.

  • Provide 3rd tier support or SME for various enterprise platforms and applications

Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of Windows PowerShell scripting or equivalent programing skills

  • At least 3 years' experience with Microsoft 365 cloud technologies, including: Azure AD, Office 365, OneDrive for Business, Intune MAM, Rights Management, Exchange Online and the following areas:

  • Experience with public cloud services (ie. from Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure) and integrating those into a hybrid cloud strategy for E*TRADE

  • Familiar with virtualization technologies from VMWare and Citrix, specifically XenApp and View/Horizon, provisioning, VMWare virtual center, and performance optimization

  • Authentication technologies, SAML, Windows Integrated Auth, MS Network Policy Servers, and MFA

Preferred Requirements:

  • Microsoft System Center products (ie. SCOM, SCCM)

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting experience required

  • Excellent oral and written communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills

  • Extensive systems/application integration

  • Expertise with monitoring, alerting, reporting, and log analytics

  • Developing and deploying internal tools for automation across our enterprise

  • DevOps mindset

  • Working in Agile/Kanban environment

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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