Desktop Engineer

Location: New York, New York, United States

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Two Sigma is a different kind of investment manager. Since 2001, we have used data science and technology to derive insights that forecast the future and discover value in markets worldwide. Our team of scientists, technologists and academics looks beyond traditional finance to understand the bigger picture and develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most difficult economic problems. Our work spans markets and industries, from insurance and securities to private investments and new ventures.

The Windows User Platforms Engineering team is the foundation upon which all Windows workstation products are built, operated and delivered. The team has a DevOps focus with expertise in Windows automation. Engineers within the team have deep and broad skill sets covering hardware, operating systems, VDI, application packaging and delivery, application virtualization, configuration management, scripting and automation, security, networking, monitoring, vulnerability management, and update automation.

You will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain, and support automated Windows builds using Powershell, SCCM, and various application packaging and delivery techniques.

  • Collaborate with other teams such as Infrastructure, Security, Network Engineering, Product Engineering, Support, Operations, and other related groups

  • Develop platforms this are feature rich, are easy to operate and manage

You should possess the following qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field

  • Experience in scripting automation using PowerShell 

  • 2+ years’ experience in a desktop support role. Must possess a deep knowledge and understanding of Windows 10 operating system

  • 2+ years’ experience with SCCM application packaging, deployments, and maintaining task sequences, and deploying Windows updates

  • Experience with Citrix is a plus

  • Good understanding of Microsoft Active Directory and Windows Concepts

You will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, 401k match, employer-paid life & disability insurance

  • Perks: Onsite gyms with laundry service, wellness activities, casual dress, snacks, game rooms

  • Learning: Tuition reimbursement, conference and training sponsorship

  • Time Off: Generous vacation, sick days, and paid caregiver leaves

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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