Systems Engineer (Infrastructure)

21 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Winton is a global investment management and data science company. Founded in 1997, Winton is built on the belief that it is possible to deliver superior long-term returns to its clients by applying the scientific method to investing. Using advanced pattern recognition techniques and large volumes of data, Winton develops intelligent investment systems which strive to construct profitable long term investment portfolios. We employ more than 450 people in international offices from San Francisco to Shanghai.

The vacancy we are seeking to fill is Windows/VMWare focussed working in the IT Infrastructure team based in London. We are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic, and highly motivated Systems Engineer who has an automation mindset and is familiar with Infrastructure as Code.


  • Manage and maintain both servers and desktops through automation
  • Create, implement and maintain robust standards across our global infrastructure
  • Explore new ideas and technology to improve the existing infrastructure
  • Evangelise the 'Infrastructure as code' mind-set and methodology

Person Specification


  • Experienced in core Windows technologies including Active Directory and Exchange
  • Knowledge of server management within a datacentre
  • VMware experience across vCenter, ESXi, and vSAN
  • Working knowledge of Citrix technologies, including XenDesktop and Netscaler
  • Solid in either Powershell or Python
  • Experience in Office 365 and Azure
  • Experienced with Backup technologies
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools and source control


  • Storage knowledge, either SAN or NAS
  • Understanding of Linux and opensource