Company Culture

WHAT SETS US APART

  • 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

WHAT EMPLOYEES HAVE TO SAY ABOUT HALCYONFT

Rotating Quotes
"A team where we support each other and readily provide assistance and share our experience so that the client receives the best we have as a team." – David S., Senior Information Services Advisor

Current Opportunities

SENIOR WINDOWS SERVER/NETWORK ENGINEER

Position Overview

HalcyonFT is looking to hire a full time senior engineer in San Francisco. The Senior engineer will be responsible for our client’s server and network infrastructures. The position requires experience in architecting, project management, implementing and maintaining small to medium environments that typically utilize a hybrid of on premise and cloud architecture using VMWare, Microsoft server and Cisco networking components. This is a hands-on role requiring the ability to handle various problems with expertise and exceptional judgment while working with end-users at the highest level within organizations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and manage VMware environment and Windows servers, including patching and upgrades
  • Implement and manage network infrastructure such as firewalls, switches, wifi 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:
    • Perform IT audits for new engagements
    • Perform security vulnerability testing including the implementation of the SECs cybersecurity requirements
    • Perform IT work at client’s homes
    • Application selection and implementation
  • Support daily operations onsite and remote for clients
  • Provide high quality support to end users
  • Interviewing and training of new hires
  • Directing and distributing work among the team
  • Obtaining quotes and ordering equipment, and supplies
  • Available to be on call on weekends and evenings to respond to client requests, or issues on the client's infrastructure
  • Mentoring of junior employees

Required Qualifications and Abilities

  • Minimum 8+ 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 Cisco Meraki
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, ability to think creatively
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to focus and work effectively under pressure
  • Must be able to maintain composure and professionalism in stressful situations
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • High school degree required, college degree strongly preferred
  • Experience at a private equity, hedge fund, asset management or investment bank in a similar role is preferred but not required
 
 

DESKTOP SUPPORT ENGINEER

Position Overview

We are looking for a Desktop Support Engineer. This is a hands-on role requiring the ability to handle various problems with expertise and exceptional judgment while working with end-users at the highest level within organizations. This role can evolve into a Systems Administration role with hands on training.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support daily operations onsite and remote support for clients
  • Provide high quality support to end users
  • Work closely with third party service providers to monitor systems and resolve issues
  • Collaborate on IT projects with team members

Required Qualifications and Abilities

  • Minimum 3+ years of general IT experience, including extensive experience in customer-facing roles
  • Experience supporting users with Microsoft Outlook; sharing, permissions, delegates, public folders
  • Experience supporting network printers; printer queues, printer spooler, printer shares
  • Operating Systems / Servers: experience with Microsoft Windows server and desktop technology
  • Experience at a private equity, hedge fund, asset management or investment bank in a similar role would be beneficial but not required
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, ability to think creatively
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to focus and work effectively under pressure
  • Occasionally available for late evenings and 24x7 response to critical issues on client's infrastructure
  • Must be able to maintain composure and professionalism in stressful situation
  • High school degree required, college degree strongly preferred
  • Ability to lift 50lbs