Commonwealth Financial Network

Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
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# of Openings
Technology - Operations, Engineering & Support Services


Are you an experienced systems engineer with a proven track record of maintaining, implementing, and ensuring exceptional performance and reliability from server infrastructure and core systems? If you are intimately proficient in the architecture and administration of Microsoft Exchange and savvy with a variety of other systems (including Proofpoint Spam Detection solution, and Veritas Enterprise Vault), we want you to join our growing team of engineers and administrators!


As a systems engineer, you will work in an environment that values your opinion and prides itself on getting things done. Common sense prevails as we design, build, and support our local and wide-area networks, internet infrastructure, imaging, and phone systems, along with all infrastructure-related hardware and software.


Key responsibilities

  • Managing enterprise instances of SEP/DLP while working closely with Information Security on policies
  • Maintaining ownership of Jenkins environment and serving as a point of contact for QA and Scrum teams
  • Managing Active Directory infrastructure, including design and implementation of Group Policy and DNS
  • Collaborating with other departments on Azure and AIP environments with administrative ability as needed
  • Performing SCCM deployment and administration
  • Providing administration and support of Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Teams, and Office 365
  • Producing appropriate documentation for application deployment, configuration, and related processes

Core strengths

  • In-depth knowledge of virtualization, networking, routing, security, and data center operations
  • Experience with Proofpoint email protection
  • Hardware knowledge, including routers, servers, switches, firewalls, SANS, and other security technologies
  • Experience with Windows Server administration and troubleshooting in a large-scale, multisite environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Additional skills and knowledge

  • 3–4 years of independent working experience
  • Applied knowledge and experience in Jenkins, Azure and AIP, SCCM, Hitachi, and SEP/DLP
  • Familiarity and knowledge in Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, Exchange Online, and Microsoft Teams
  • MCSE, MCSA, and CCNA certifications
  • ITIL/Six Sigma certification preferred

Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this opportunity? Let’s introduce ourselves.


About Commonwealth—and Our Anything but Common® Culture


Commonwealth Financial Network® is the largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer in the U.S., with offices in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. Since 1979, we’ve been delivering indispensable service to independent financial professionals so they, in turn, can put their clients first. Our technology, research, resources, and support—plus a variety of affiliation models—deliver what today’s independent advisors need to thrive.


That being said, we are a financial services company with a unique mission—one that encompasses purpose, vision, and core values in equal measure. Staying true to these guiding principles is the reason we are recognized so often and by so many for the quality of life we enjoy here. We believe it directly translates to a better experience for everyone: employees, advisors, clients, and our communities.


Creating a supportive culture where everyone can thrive is a mission we take seriously. From professional development to comprehensive benefits, grassroots leadership opportunities, generous bonus and stock option incentive plans, opportunities to unwind and connect, and so much more, Commonwealth is not just a great place to work—it’s a place that, for many, feels like home.


Commonwealth Financial Network® is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce.


We care about your online safety as a prospective employee and encourage you to exercise caution when responding to job postings online. Commonwealth Financial Network® will never ask potential hiring candidates to pay or transfer funds as a precondition of interviews or employment, nor will we authorize recruiters or agents to do so on our behalf.


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