OCC
We clear and settle trades for the options industry.
Chicago, IL, USA
Hybrid

Associate Principal, Server Administration

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What You'll Do:
OCC is seeking a Windows server Engineer to administer and enhance our Windows server infrastructure bot on-premises and in the cloud.
The successful candidate must have prior experience designing, supporting and administering Windows server environment. Candidate should have through hands-on experience working in cloud environments preferably AWS. The candidate will need to have excellent people skills, strong analytical and technical skills for trouble shooting complex issues.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.
• Provide advanced Windows system administration, operational support, and problem resolution for a mixed Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016 environment
• Provide break/fix support for Windows Server OS and third-party application issues
• Troubleshoot hardware and software problems, take appropriate corrective action and/or interact with team members or vendors to work through issue resolution
• Participate in patching and vulnerability remediation, as needed
• Adhere to The OCC Change Management process
• Comply with all audit, compliance, and regulatory requirements
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Support On call and weekend work
Supervisory Responsibilities:
None
Qualifications:
The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

  • Good communication, analytical, and judgment skills
  • Ability to work effectively with clients, technical staff, consultants and vendors.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within deadlines
  • Ability to communicate well and perform as part of a team located in multiple cities


Technical Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of Windows Server 2016 and 2019 administration and support
  • Experience with Powershell commands and scripts
  • System administration experience and knowledge of VMware and administration of virtual servers
  • General working knowledge of NAS, SAN, and networking
  • Active Directory administration experience
  • Hands-on xperience with cloud based architecture especially AWS
  • Experience with terraform, or other infrastructure as code applications
  • Experience with build automation a plus
  • Software deployment experience through SCCM or similar tools is a plus
  • Vulnerability remediation experience is a plus


Education and/or Experience:

  • 7 or more years of Windows Server installation, operations, administration, and maintenance of physical and virtualized servers in an enterprise environment


Certificates or Licenses:

  • None


Who We Are
The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.
What We Offer
A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include:
A hybrid work environment, up to 2 days per week of remote work
Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education
Student Loan Repayment Assistance
Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely
Generous PTO and Parental leave
Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision
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Step 3
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OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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What are OCC Perks + Benefits

OCC Benefits Overview

Educational Assistance and Student Debt Forgiveness, 12-week paid parental leave, technology stipend up to $2,000, mobile data reimbursement of $35 per month. Open offices, online health coaching.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Each year, OCC employees select a locally-based charitable organization for each of our three offices (Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C.). We offer multiple opportunities to get involved.
Partners with nonprofits
OCC Partners with local organizations in Dallas, Chicago and DC to raise funds and support their missions. Employees select the charity and are eligible for up to 8 hours of paid time to volunteer.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Flexible work schedule
OCC provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote work program
2 days per week work from home program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
OCC provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
12-week paid parental leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
OCC employees receive between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid volunteer time
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at the company.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
OCC Offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Relocation assistance
OCC offers relocation assistance which varies based on the position level and location.
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Mother's room
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
OCC offers employees professional development opportunities including onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related certification courses, conferences and seminars.
Tuition reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $1000.
Lunch and learns
OCC hosts leadership lunches on a regular basis so you can learn about your colleagues and their unique backgrounds.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Employees are strongly encouraged to stay current in relevant technologies and supports certification programs.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We were just recognized as a best place to work for working parents! Take a look at our blog post here: https://www.theocc.com/Newsroom/Views/2021/04-26-OCC-Designated-as-Best…

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