CIT Group Inc.

VP - Systems Administration

Location US-NJ-Livingston | US-NC-Charlotte | US-CA-Pasadena
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Information Technology - IT Engineering



Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2017. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has approximately $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. CIT provides financing, leasing, and advisory services principally to middle-market companies and small businesses across a wide variety of industries. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A. For more information, visit


This position is required to support critical production and non-production systems which run on the Windows server platform at CIT. This is a senior-level position on CIT’s Server Engineering Team, which provides 3rd level support of CIT’s Global Windows server footprint 


The candidate will be responsible for administering CIT’s corporate Windows / VMware server farm and providing Subject Matter Expertise including: Active Directory, Group Policy, Windows Server Operating Systems, VMware, ADFS, DNS

  • Perform Level 3 (L3) Windows Server, IIS, Active Directory, and VMware system administration.
  • Ensure the operational reliability and effectiveness of the enterprise Windows, WebHosting, and VMware server infrastructure.
  • Work to constantly improve service offerings, service availability/performance, and overall customer experience.
  • Ability to drive Windows 2016 certification process with minimal supervision including documentation and integration testing with various tools.
  • Adherence to committed deliverables, and regular communication of progress to management.
  • Monitor infrastructure performance, anticipating and proactively responding to capacity, recovery, and business continuance issues.
  • Recommend, develop, and improve policies, procedures and standards relevant to the technology infrastructure.
  • Mentor peers and customers on new technologies.
  • Closely adhere to CIT’s Service Desk, Change Management, and Security policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the periodic execution of the business continuance plan, including coordination, after-hours attendance, and documentation updates.
  • On-call rotation schedule for after-hours engineering support.
  • On-going review of systems design; work with team to constantly improve service offerings, service “up time” and the overall customer experience.


This candidate should possess the following: 

• Minimum 5+ years’ experience in managing complex/enterprise IT environments.
• Operating system experience: Windows Server 2003/2008 R2, Windows 2012R2, Windows Server 2016 VMware vSphere 5.x and 6.x.
• Solid understanding of Active Directory, Group Policy, ADFS, Office365 and Windows Networking (DNS, DHCP), Infoblox (DNS, DHCP)
• Knowledge of PowerShell and other scripting languages.
• Knowledge of Networking, Switching, and Routing a plus.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Intermediate project management skills.
• Strong process documentation skills.
• Strong engineering capabilities including requirements and impact analysis
• Excellent troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and permanent problem resolution skills.
• Ability to work after normal business hours and on weekends as required.
• Experience working for financial services or banking organizations is a plus.
• Hardware experience: vBlock, Cisco UCS, Converged/Hyper Converged solution experience a plus
• Additional Software Knowledge a plus: Symantec Products, OpsView, Citrix, BigFix
• Familiarity with troubleshooting .NET web applications
• Exposure to Windows clusters and load-balancing solutions.
• Storage experience: EMC and/or NetApp.
• Ability to manage detailed tasks efficiently and effectively.
• Experience with operating system security and compliance activities.


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