As a PayScale Systems Administrator, your job is quite simple: make all things PayScale IT awesome. This role has the freedom to practice your craft among some very sharp and motivated people. Your goal, if you choose to accept it, is to keep PayScale team members working through literal and figurative technical fires. You'll be part of a team supporting all the IT hardware and software including servers, email, solving issues with VPN, Internet, Windows and more. The position will work on building and supporting a hybrid cloud-based infrastructure, build creative IT solutions to new business challenges, and build platforms to run and evangelize PayScale’s cool and useful products.
Design, configure, document and maintain network infrastructure
Be the critical person to trouble network and server related issues
Monitoring system performance, tuning and log analysis
Perform system updates, upgrades, backups, and recovery processes
Run Cisco IP Phone infrastructure
Handle Windows Servers in an Active Directory environment
Apply administration standard methodologies
Develop short and long-term infrastructure plans to support PayScale’s growth
Responsible for ISP, network and server infrastructure deployment and maintenance.
Investigate new technologies and research viability within PayScale’s infrastructure.
Lead AWS technologies used for PayScale’s solutions.
Create and maintain standard operating procedures and systems documentation.
Mentoring and training help desk staff.
Highly functional project coordinator, you will be leading a lot of projects simultaneously that have significant impact to the organization. Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent work experience
2-5+ years of progressive technical experience in a startup setting
In-depth understanding of routing and network protocols, including the OSI model
Strong network troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Syslog/SNMP configuration, maintenance and security logging.
Solid knowledge with Cisco VPN technology and troubleshooting
Experience with Cisco Telephony Systems: Call Manager, Unity.
Demonstrable experience documenting IT processes and procedures and project management
Solid grasp of Active Directory, DHCP, TCP/IP and DNS
Deep understanding of Microsoft Windows 10, Server 2012/2016, Office365, SQL 2014, IIS
Cisco and MCSE certifications a plus
Linux administration, Redhat, Centos, Ubuntu
Good interpersonal communication skills and great teammate
Experience with the following languages is preferred but not required. Python PowerShell, Batch, Bash
Ability to receive and handle a wide variety of tasks with opposing priorities.
Effective communication skills.
Ability to creatively solve highly technical issues and communicate changes to non-technical staff.
Excellent customer service skills.
Experience with AWS/Azure
PayScale provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. PayScale complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
Benefits We Offer:
Unlimited Paid Time Off policy
100% company paid medical/vision/dental/prescription premiums for employees (50% for eligible dependents and partners)
Four Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options for pre-tax employee allocations towards: Medical, Dependent Care (can be used towards day care costs!), Parking, Tansit.
Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, and Company-paid Life Insurance
Generous Parental Leave, 4-12 weeks
10 paid holidays!
Summer office closure, entire week of July 4th
401k with company match, vests immediately
Casual dress code (JSS - Jeans, shorts, and sandals welcome!)
Onsite lockers, showers, and clothes dryer
Coworkers you actually like...
Gender neutral bathrooms on most floors
Sitting-Standing ergo friendly desks
Weekly company sponsored happy hours
Fido Fridays (our canine colleagues join us the first Friday of every month. WOOF!)