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*DO NOT POST *Desktop Engineer

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Category: Development
Company Description: proprietary trading firm
Job Number: 8963

Job Description:

About Jane Street:


Jane Street is a proprietary trading firm that operates around the clock and around the globe. We bring a deep understanding of markets, a scientific approach, and innovative technology to bear on the problem of trading profitably in the world's highly competitive financial markets.


Founded in 2000, Jane Street employs over 300 people in offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. The environment at Jane Street is open, informal, intellectual and fun. You can wear a t-shirt and jeans to the office every day, the kitchen is stocked, and discussions are always lively. Teaching and learning are central activities through classes, mentoring and discussion. Salaries are competitive and advancement is rapid for those who excel.


We also have extensive benefits, including:


* 90% book reimbursement for work-related books

* 90% tuition reimbursement for continuing education

* Excellent, zero-premium medical and dental insurance

* Free lunch delivered daily from a selection of restaurants

* An on-site, private gym in New York with towel service

* Kitchens fully stocked with a variety of snack choices

* Full company 401(k) match up to 6% of salary, vests immediately

* 16 weeks fully paid maternity/paternity leave for primary caregivers, plus additional unpaid leave



Position Description:


This is primarily a technical support role and will reside within our systems administration group. We have a mixed Windows and Linux environment spread across a physical and virtual computing landscape. This position focuses on our Windows environment providing technical support for our automated and manual trading environments.


We're seeking responsible, careful, and passionate people to start or continue their careers with Jane Street. The position will allow new graduates the opportunity to work alongside and learn from our senior technologists. Our trading applications consist of a combination of in-house and third party applications. Our business is constantly changing and we need more people to help maintain our networks and our computing environments.


Sometimes the work is intense, but it is always rewarding. Positions for individuals are based on a person's interests as well as their aptitude. Jane Street allows individuals to wear many hats as they find their niche within our organization. We seek talented people and provide them with the tools to succeed with a great company.


Our Working Environment:


We use a variety of platforms and programming languages for solving and maintaining our trading environment, so you should be comfortable working with multiple operating systems and absorbing new technologies as we grow. Teamwork is paramount at Jane Street, so you should be excited about sharing your work with others. The culture is lively and informal. Group discussions are often as humorous as they are technical. We enjoy the challenge and diversity encountered on each day. You will get exposure to multiple segments of our business and will work with our trading desks and international offices on a daily basis.


Desired Skills and Experience:


- Familiarity with Microsoft Windows 7 and Office 2010

- An ability to troubleshoot, analyze, and solve for technical issues in a fast-paced environment..

- Clear and concise communication skills.

- A technical strength in desktop administration, networking, programming or system administration.

- An ability to maintain a high degree of customer service for all support queries.

- Create problem resolution documentation in the knowledge base articles.

- Troubleshoot workstation operating systems, applications, peripherals, network and audio-visual issues.

- Experience building and maintaining desktop and laptop images that support corporate platform standards.

- Experience with hardware monitoring and performance tuning.

- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple




Experience with the finance industry is neither expected nor required.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

Contact Recruiter
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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