Systems Administrator

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) seeks a Systems Administrator to maintain IT systems and ensure that business requirements are met related to system availability, performance, functionality, and security. The Systems Administrator will maintain an inventory of IT assets, perform backup and recovery on systems and ensure that policies, procedures and standards are followed for effective IT management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of three years of experience in system administration and management
  • Experience managing competing priorities, organizing work efforts and providing support during non-business hours
  • Dedicated experience with Linux and Windows Server administration, including IIS, MS Exchange and Active Directory integration
  • Experience with IT management and analysis tools


  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, both verbally and in writing
  • Must be proactive, detail-oriented and able to function under pressure in an independent environment
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects, activities and tasks under time constraints
  • Exceptional teamwork, time-management and organizational skills 

How to Apply

The MSRB seeks qualified individuals who would enjoy contributing to the goals of a mission-driven organization. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please send a cover letter including salary requirements and resume to with the position for which you are applying in the subject line. We will contact you if your qualifications appear to be a fit for the opportunity.

The MSRB is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits and Compensation

We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees’ overall health and wellness. We aim to empower our people with the resources they need to live comfortably and achieve work/life balance. In addition to our competitive medical, dental and vision plans, we offer flexible spending accounts, short- and long-term disability and life and AD&D insurance. Additional benefits include discounts on long-term care and pet insurance. Our 401(k) retirement plan, which includes a Roth option, offers generous employer contributions that exceed market benchmarks.

Support of our employees’ health and wellness doesn’t end there. Each year the MSRB offers wellness opportunities that may include on-site flu shots, biometric screenings, weekly fruit delivery, wellness seminars, and 401(k) financial health seminars. Additionally, employees have access to a free on-site gym.

We offer a generous paid time off program that increases with your tenure as well as paid holidays and floating holidays.

Additionally, our market-based compensation program ensures internal and external equity while offering competitive compensation. 

Office Environment and Location

The MSRB’s office is located in Washington, DC near the McPherson Square Metro Station. Get directions to the MSRB.

Employees work together in a bright space on a single floor with a variety of workspaces, including conference rooms, offices, cubicles and open team areas. Each workspace is ergonomically outfitted to meet each employee’s needs, complete with adjustable sit-to-stand desks and dual monitors. Employees enjoy complimentary soft drinks, teas and coffees. For lunch, employees have many options to dine including in our large employee lounge or across the street at Franklin Square Park or from one of the many food trucks located outside of our office. Our employee lounge features ample and appealing space for eating with colleagues. 


The mission of the MSRB is to protect investors, state and local government issuers, other municipal entities and the public interest by promoting a fair and efficient municipal market. Three key pillars support the MSRB’s mission: 1) the establishment of rules for dealers and municipal advisors; 2) the collection and dissemination of market information, and 3) market leadership, outreach and education.