Global Operations Technician in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Heredia
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    10/31/2019

Job Description

Global Operations Technician
Heredia, Costa Rica
 
#WeAreTradeStation
 
TradeStation is an on-line brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We have built a team of amazing people who work together in a high performance culture to provide our clients with exceptional products and services.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a generous PTO policy. 
 


POSITION SUMMARY:
The Global Operations Technician is responsible for all operations activities during shift work, including guaranteeing software and application upgrades based upon business requirements; managing the initial stages of all IT related incidents and providing proactive enterprise wide monitoring of all systems, servers and applications utilizing systems tools; and guaranteeing the availability and functionality of all systems and applications.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Guarantee all established practices and procedures for Networking and Microsoft Windows Operating Systems are followed
  • Properly monitor all systems
  • Properly complete daily procedures related to data center operations
  • Interact with vendors to guarantee Data Center functionality
  • Coordinate Data Center hardware upgrades and maintenance as needed

 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
  • Basic to intermediate understanding of Data Center software and hardware configurations and network concepts and commands
  • Intermediate understanding of the Microsoft Windows Operating System in a server environment
  • Ability to work independently in a local or remote Data Center location and multi task and prioritize tasks
  • Effective oral and written communications skills and knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within networking and Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
  • Scripting experience in Python and/or Powershell is a plus
  • Must be able to work holidays and overtime if needed

 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems
  • 1-3 years of experience working in a Data Center NOC environment
  • A + Certification or equivalent experience required
  • Experience with virtualization a plus

SCHEDULE:
  • Monday - Friday (12-8pm/1-9pm)
  • WFH - 1 day after 6 month period