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System Administrator, Intermediate

Requisition ID:  46396
Business Unit:  Fitch Group
Category:  Information Technology

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  Feb 12, 2024


System Administrator - Intermediate


The Fitch Group is seeking an experienced and eager Systems Administrator to join the Technology Operations team within Fitch’s IT Infrastructure Group.  We are looking for a talented technologist who can quickly diagnose and resolve complex issues across a variety of interrelated platforms and technologies. The successful candidate will have experience with a wide variety of technologies, be a fast learner with a drive to learn and work with new and exciting technologies.


What We Offer:

  • Become part of a fast-growing, diverse team
  • Excellent opportunities for growth
  • Excellent exposure to the Latest technology
  • Great chance to learn exciting new skills within the broader technology organization


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Function as the Subject Matter Expert for Fitch’s configuration management database
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation such as discovery, reconciliation, verification, synchronization and resolve any issues or discrepancies that may arise
  • Configure different type of discoveries/integrations and work with the relevant stake holders as needed
  • Provide support and resolve or escalate tickets as needed.
  • Perform server maintenance and upgrades
  • Leverage scripts and IaC to automate and drive agility in the team


What You Need to Have:

  • Experience in ITIL configuration management process and configuration management process and Configuration Management Database (CMDB).
  • Experience with Lifecycle management
  • Experience with Discovery techniques such as WMI, SNMP, SSH, etc
  • Experience using the CLI for working with and troubleshooting Linux servers
  • Experience troubleshooting common issues on Windows servers
  • Experience with EKS and Kubernetes containers
  • Experience with global configuration tools such as Ansible or Chef
  • Experience working with Network Storage technologies (NAS, SAN)
  • Experience with automation and Infrastructure as code
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs
  • Experience working with git and repositories (Github/Bitbucket)
  • Experience working with network devices via the CLI
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of VMWare
  • Familiar in Hardware asset Management (HAM) and software Asset Management (SAM)
  • Familiar with management of End Point Protection software
  • Familiar with Log management systems such as Splunk, Sumologic or others.
  • Familiar with management of host-based firewalls.
  • Familiar with Database Systems
  • Familiar with Backup Systems
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or relevant work experience preferred.


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Excellent collaboration, customer service, and communication skills to work in a team environment.
  • Able to work quickly and effectively under pressure and to efficiently handle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Hands on Experience with monitoring and alerting tools such as Datadog, Zabbix or others
  • Hand on Experience working with AWS services (Ec2, Route53, RDS, S3, ASG, Workspaces etc)


Why Fitch?


At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.


Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.


We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.


Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.


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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.


Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


FOR NEW YORK ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $85,000 and $110,000.   Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors.  Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch.



***This is a hybrid role, with 2 days onsite and 3 days remote.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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