Fisher Investments

Systems Engineer, Desktop Engineering (2017-5307)

US-CA-San Mateo
Information Technology
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Fisher Investments is a privately-held investment management firm who manages portfolios for high-net-worth private clients and some of the world's preeminent institutions. We are now searching for a highly talented Systems Engineer to join our team in San Mateo, CA (SF Bay Area) or Camas, WA (Portland Metro Area) in a Contract-to-hire assignment. We believe in providing our employees with the tools, support, and training they need to thrive within our company and in their professional career. We have invested a lot of resources and time into our IT department, and we are dedicated to securing the most advanced technologies available.



  • Responsible for design, configuration, implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Microsoft operating system images, Microsoft security patches, and application packages
  • Utilizes design skills to define Technical Design Specifications for complex and high impact projects
  • Create, train and manage all necessary documentation including but not limited to system standards, run-books, etc
  • Take ownership of new and/or existing environments including planning upgrades, staying on top of EOL dates and documenting inter-dependencies
  • Dedication to production support while managing projects and deliverables
  • Research software solutions to meet current business needs or to proactively create efficiencies
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation


  • 5 years experience providing support in an enterprise running Microsoft SCCM or other 3rd party enterprise deployment tools
  • Expert knowledge of  client OS including Windows 7, 8, & 10
  • Intermediate knowledge of Windows Server 2008 R2 & Windows 2012 R2
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Intermediate level experience using PowerShell and task automation
  • Ability to participate in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Verbal and written skills to communicate with all levels of management and end users with varying levels of technical expertise
  • Self-starter with a drive for completion
  • Excellent design skills



  • Competitive compensation package
  • Full medical benefits
  • Dental/vision plan
  • 401k
  • Generous paid-time-off