Fisher Investments

Investments Operations Systems Engineer (2018-5936)

Location US-WA-Camas
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 Investment Operations 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.



  • Install and Configure Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016
  • Troubleshoot and debug systems end-to-end
  • Manage technical support relationship with our financial software vendors
  • Train, mentor and lead junior system support team members
  • 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
  • Research software solutions to meet current business needs or to proactively create efficiencies
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation


  • Experience providing advanced level OS support for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016
  • Experience working in a banking,  investment management or investment research firm
  • Experience supporting portfolio management, compliance, or trading infrastructures
  • Expert knowledge of Financial Services systems such as Order Management Systems (OMS), FIX, TNS, market data providers and crossing systems
  • Understanding of Transaction Network Services for financial data communications
  • Understanding of controlled private networks which includes extranets and DMZs
  • 5+ yrs. experience in supporting an enterprise class infrastructure
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Intermediate to advanced level experience using PowerShell and task automation
  • Ability to participate in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and end users with varying levels of technical expertise
  • Self-starter who displays a sense of urgency and drives issues through to completion
  • Excellent system design skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, computer science, math, or other related science field (or equivalent)