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Senior Systems Administrator

Location: Warrensburg
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.Edward Jones is looking for a Senior Systems Administrator in the Compliance/Surveillance, product space. This role will be responsible for supporting large scale applications that provide electronic communications surveillance and email and file archive, as well as automating the needs in the Compliance product space. The team provides technology leadership, development, support, enhancements, and projects for the Compliance, Legal and Internal Audit divisions.

What you'll do...

  • Ensure the availability of large complex systems used by the home office areas of Compliance, Legal and Internal Audit to help meet their business objectives
  • Responsible for hands-on configuration, administration, and technical support for cloud-based and on premise solutions
  • Develop 3rd party integration patterns
  • Maintain and update skillset aligned with industry trends in technologies and methods of delivering a future-focused environment.
  • Provide support for complex software installation and maintenance, including major upgrades, with no disruptions to day-to-day operations
  • Provide technical leadership, advice, and mentoring to: peers, application developers, infrastructure and business users.
  • Research emerging technologies and trends to understand how they might be used to improve or streamline existing processes
  • Support patching efforts - MS Security and Oracle
  • Provide updates to server monitoring tasks
  • Create new or update existing communication policies
  • Monitor email crawl and batch ingestion processes, examine archive activity, monitor disk space and add generic email accounts
  • Ensure security compliance through quarterly password changes for Active Directory, SQL Server and Oracle IDs
  • Understanding of and commitment to protecting the integrity, security and privacy of the firm's critical business data.
  • Provide after-hours and weekend support and participate in on-call rotation (24X7).
    Projects you'll have immediate impact on ---
    • Compliance efforts: Communications Surveillance enhancements and migration to new platform
    • Modernizing our Legacy Platform: Migration to Cloud platformWhat you'll need...
      • Bachelor's Degree in an Information Systems field or related work experience
      • 5+ years in system administration, preferably in a large-scale production environment for Cloud and on premise solutions
      • Familiarity with Agile methodology.
      • Knowledge of server hardware, operating systems, storage, load balancers and network technologies
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience with the following operating systems: MS Windows and/or Linux
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience with using database scripting language - SQL
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience programming/scripting with one or more of the following: Perl, PowerShell, Bash or Python
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex technical issues in business terms
      • Ability to mentor team members
      • Ability to troubleshoot, reproduce and solve challenging issues for large scale applications
      • Ability to work independently and with a cross-functional team.
      • Good communication and presentation skills.
      • Ability to make or review decisions on problems with high visibility and high risk to the firm
        • 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work - data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
          • Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
            Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine, ranking No. 45.2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
            For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For - ranking by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work - in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
            Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
            Salary: $78795 - $134163
            Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Independence , Senior Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Warrensburg, Missouri

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