Systems Engineer (Nashville, TN)

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Company Description:

AB is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AB employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies, and alternative investments, and, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, operates in more than 20 countries.

AB's research disciplines include fundamental research, quantitative research, economic research and currency forecasting capabilities. Through its integrated global platform, AB is well-positioned to tailor investment solutions for its clients. AB also offers independent research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services to institutional investors.

IT Group Description:

GETS, Global Enterprise Technology Services, builds and supports AllianceBernstein's global technology infrastructure, which underpins the firm's entire technical operating environment. This includes providing the foundation for IT's robust, innovative solutions that provide critical services to our business partners and that enable the firm to develop and sustain its competitive advantage.

We are seeking a Nashville-based Systems Engineer to join our Messaging & Mobile Engineering team within the GETS department.

Describe the role:
  • Candidate will contribute in planning, engineering, implementing, and supporting a broad base of collaboration, messaging, & mobile solutions globally.
  • Candidate will work on multiple concurrent projects that are time sensitive and dependent upon for other project completions.
  • Candidate is expected to provide management with direction and recommendations based on established policy and business requirements as well as collaborate with peer groups to identify scope and implementation approach to a project.
  • Candidate is expected to actively participate in the day-to-day technical tasks as well as participate in 3rd level and on-call support rotation.
  • Candidate will communicate and promote departmental strategies

Describe the applications and business or enterprise functions the role supports:

The technologies that we design enable a multitude of business workflows that directly impact our firm's success. This group is at the forefront of implementing new, creative, and impactful technologies with ubiquitous access to AB technology that empowers our clients to be productive.

The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Creating and presenting project proposals to management for approvals
  • Providing solutions to technical challenges facing the firm presently and future
  • Timely delivery of projects
  • Providing 3rd tier and periodic on-call support for the global technologies we are responsible for

Specific tasks include, but not limited to:

Maintain and develop .NET based projects Maintain and engineer solutions for AB's Active Directory infrastructure. Maintain and engineer various Microsoft Exchange on-prem and cloud projects Maintain and engineer solutions for mobile technologies utilized by AB. Specifically, MobileIron and Microsoft Intune. Maintain and further develop a library of PowerShell scripts that automate various AB workflow processes Contribute to various engineering efforts involving the messaging, directory, and cloud platforms utilized at the firm (Symphony, Cisco IronPort, Exchange, Active Directory, O365, Azure, Zoom) Contribute to the day-to-day operations of the Messaging team Continually develop the talents and skills of the team.

What makes this role unique or interesting?

This role affords the candidate a level of independence to explore and recommend technologies that will advance and streamline the firm's collaborative technologies. Additionally, this role affords the candidate an opportunity to gain or enhance the candidate's managerial experience.

What is the professional development value of this role?

Candidate will have opportunities to work directly with senior management and IT department heads. Candidate will lead and work on key projects that directly impact the firm globally. We promote opportunities to build skillsets across multiple disciplines.

Qualifications, Experience, Education:

Bachelor's degree - Computer Engineering/ Computer Science

  • Required Technical Experience and Skills:
  • Scripting experience PowerShell, VBscript.
  • Development .NET experience
  • Experience with engineering Microsoft technology solutions
  • Excellent US English communication skills including writing and technical documentation
  • Highly motivated team player and diligent worker with experience and flexibility to support our onsite and offshore team

Desired Experience and Skills:
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Active Directory
  • Office 365
  • Microsoft Azure cloud services

Special Knowledge:

The candidate will need to possess strong technical, analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills. We are looking for a highly motivated and result-oriented skilled professional who can support our diverse clients.

Location: Nashville, TN

Nashville, Tennessee
More Information on AllianceBernstein
AllianceBernstein operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY, Nashville, TN and San Antonio, TX. AllianceBernstein was founded in 1967. It has 4847 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 54 open jobs at AllianceBernstein, click here.
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