Halcyon Financial Technology

Senior Systems Administrator

San Francisco, CA

Formed in 2010 by industry veteran Rodric O’Connor to address a gap in serving small to mid-size financial services firms with industry-leading IT support, Halcyon Financial Technology’s team of experienced

IT professionals brings decades of experience in the financial services industry. Halcyon FT exclusively serves financial services firms with a full understanding of industry trends, challenges and expectations.

Senior Systems Administrator | San Francisco, CA

Halcyon Financial Technology is a seeking an experienced systems administrator to join our team. This hands-on role will support our client's growing needs by handling various problems with expertise and exceptional judgment while working with end-users at the highest level within organizations.


  • Support daily operations onsite and remote for clients
  • Provide high quality support to end users
  • Implement and manage VMware environment and Windows servers, including patching, critical updates and upgrades
  • Implement and manage network infrastructure such as firewalls, switches and routers
  • Implement and manage BCP and DR environments, document setup, and perform annual testing
  • Work closely with services providers to monitor systems and resolve issues
  • Manage and collaborate on various IT projects for our clients, including but not limited to: Performing IT audits for new engagements, performing security vulnerability testing, performing IT work at client’s homes, and selecting and implementing applications
  • Interviewing and training of new hires
  • Directing and distributing work among team
  • Obtaining quotes and ordering equipment, supplies
  • Available to be on call on weekends and evenings to respond to client requests, or issues on client's infrastructure
  • Mentoring of junior employees

Background and Experience

  • Minimum 6+ years of general IT experience, including extensive experience in customer-facing roles
  • Operating Systems / Servers: expert in Microsoft Windows Server technology, HP and Dell Servers
  • Infrastructure: experience with VMware, SAN storage, Cisco, and Meraki
  • Experience at a private equity, hedge fund, asset management or investment bank in a similar role
  • Perform cyber security / security audits to expose vulnerabilities, use vulnerability / penetration tools such as Tenable and Qualys
  • Implementation of log aggregation tools such as splunk, sumo logic, etc
  • Cissp certification would be a plus, not required
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, ability to think creatively
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to focus and work effectively under pressure
  • Must be able to maintain composure and professionalism in stressful situations
  • High school degree required, college degree strongly preferred
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.


  • Cloud technologies such as Box, Intermedia, Salesforce, Slack, and Office 365
  • Leading edge hardware such as Nutanix, Cisco Meraki and Palo Alto networks
  • Working with financial services companies, such as private equity, hedge fund, and other asset managers
  • Part of a national team that aims to deliver exceptional service
  • Generous compensation
  • Best in class employee health benefits: medical, dental, and time off
  • Quarterly employee profit share bonuses
  • Incentives and opportunities for attaining new technical certifications



Halcyon Financial Technology

Ashley Schumacher

Hiring Manager
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