Volant Trading

  • Desktop Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Volant is a technology-driven trading firm made up of a close-knit group of quantitative traders and technologists.  For over 10 years we have specialized in automated options, futures, and equities trading from our offices in New York, Chicago, and Hong Kong. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture, flat hierarchy, and cross team collaboration.

    We are looking for talented and motivated Desktop Systems Engineer to join our team and help support our rapidly growing environment.


    • Provide end user support to local and remote offices and exchange floors
    • Support conferencing services and telecommunications equipment
    • Build, configure, and upgrade workstations and laptops
    • Automation of repetitive system administration tasks
    • Document and refine support processes and tasks
    • Manage and execute user desk additions, changes, and moves
    • Evaluate and recommend new hardware and software technologies and solutions
    • Proactively identify areas for improvement and make corrective recommendations


    • 1 to 3 years of experience supporting desktops systems in a corporate environment
    • Experience supporting and strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7+ and Microsoft Office
    • Highly motivated self-starter who is eager to learn and grow within our organization
    • Experience troubleshooting basic network connectivity
    • Basic scripting experience(PowerShell, Python, Bash, etc.)
    • Familiarity with Active Directory or windows server platforms a plus
    • Basic knowledge of working in a Linux environment a plus


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