Systems Engineer

Technology New York, New York

What we do:   

First Eagle is an independent, privately owned investment management firm headquartered in New York with approximately $134 billion in assets under management (as of December 31, 2023). Throughout a heritage that dates to 1864, the firm has sought to generate attractive real returns for our clients over the long term. This tradition remains central to our mission today, guided by a set of core investment tenets that sustains our culture while also allowing philosophical autonomy among our talented portfolio management teams. First Eagle’s range of actively managed equity and equity-oriented, public and private credit, multi-asset and alternative strategies reflect our dedication to disciplined and unconventional thinking, a global perspective and the long-term alignment of interests.   


What drives us:   

At First Eagle, clients come first, always. To deliver on this commitment, we nurture an environment that attracts, develops, and retains a talented, inclusive workforce. We also aim to inspire each of our employees to do their life’s best work with us and for our clients. We have built a culture that promotes equity, diversity, and respect, and holds every member of the organization to the highest standards of integrity and accountability.    

Who we are looking for:   

We are seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to join our growing team. Among other responsibilities, Systems Engineers are responsible for the installation, configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance of on-premises and cloud-based technologies.     

What you will do:    

  • Work with a team of engineers to design and maintain mission-critical IT systems
  • Examine existing workloads to select the most advantageous locations for each (on-premises, SaaS, IaaS, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and work proactively on incidents in a timely manner
  • Automate tasks and perform continuous service improvement
  • Participate in on-call rotations for both on-premises and cloud infrastructure issues


The qualities you should have:   

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience in Data Center, Trading, Computer, or Network Operations
  • 5+ years of experience designing, executing, and supporting complex IT environments, including AWS and/or Azure deployments
  • Financial services industry experience preferred, with an understanding of financial markets and trading
  • Proficiency in cloud operations, security, networking architectures, orchestration, containerization (ECS, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.), and automation/scripting (Python, Perl, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Experience in migrating workloads to either AWS or Azure
  • Experience in the implementation and support of Microsoft 365 environments
  • Experience configuring and implementing Intune advanced security features
  • Experience with Windows domains, Active Directory, and Group Policy, and their setup and configuration
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to organize and fulfill tasks within given timelines and work well both autonomously and within a team


Base Salary range: $130,000 to $155,000. In addition, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus. Compensation may vary based upon, but not limited to – the individual's skills, experience, qualifications, and internal equity.     


We value our people and offer a broad range of benefits. We provide generous paid time-off, medical/dental/vision healthcare plans, 401(k) retirement and profit-sharing plans, a flexible/hybrid work environment, “dress for the day” flexible work attire, and many more great benefits. For more information, please refer to our First Eagle Benefits website.   


First Eagle Investment Management, LLC (FEIM) is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.  Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at FEIM, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religious belief, including dress and grooming practices, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), or any other protected characteristic as established by law.