IT Systems Administrator

Indeed - Seattle, WA4.4

Our mission:
As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team:
We are builders, we are integrators. Tech Services creates and optimizes solutions for a rapidly growing business on a global scale. We work with distributed infrastructure, petabytes of data, and billions of transactions with no limitations on your creativity. You don’t have to wait for some architect or manager to tell you what you can work on - you decide the priorities. With tech hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

Your job: is looking for a full-time IT Systems Administrator who will enhance the lives of our engineering, international, client services, sales, and other internal teams by improving the systems we work with every day. You will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining corporate IT infrastructure. Nothing is off limits - you can work with automation, systems deployment and management, virtualization, AV and video conferencing and more.

You will have the opportunity to improve our open-source based systems management infrastructure. Your contributions will not only help but possibly millions of open source users worldwide.


  • Develop and enhance automation through scripting and/or Puppet
  • Evaluate and integrate new technology to enhance our lives and make Indeed a great place to work
  • Build systems which make our burgeoning infrastructure more manageable and secure
  • Collaborate with open source communities such as samba and puppet
  • Work with surrounding teams to implement our developed systems
  • Design deployment procedures for our products and take ownership of rollouts to assure success
  • Learn everything you can and teach those around you
  • Work fast, fail fast, and make data-driven decisions
  • Travel frequently to our other offices worldwide for projects
About you:
  • Knows their way around a BASH shell
  • Has experience with automation software like puppet, chef, or ansible
  • Proficient in git and source control Is very comfortable with OS X
  • Wants to travel, both domestically and abroad
  • Is comfortable in an open-office environment and interacting with people throughout the day, both in person, over video conference and phone, and over email and chat
  • Has strong writing capabilities and exhibits keen attention to details
  • Undergraduate degree in a technical field 3+ years of IT experience
  • Proficiency with Python, Ruby, or PHP Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, Linux, and OS X
  • Independent ability to research technical problems and devise innovative solutions
  • Interest in learning and taking on increasingly complex tasks
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills and detail-oriented work ethic
  • Willingness to work flexible / odd hours at times, based on business needs
  • Perform rotational on-call duties Willingness to travel occasionally, at least once per quarter
  • Ability to crouch beneath desks for workstation installation
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