Systems Administrator, Endpoint Management
Systems Administrator – Endpoint ManagementAbout the team:As part oftheTechnical OperationsGroup, the CorpITEndpoint Managementteam at AppNexus is responsible forarchitecting, deploying and administeringthe infrastructure thatcontrolsouruserlaptopenvironment.These systems include upstream security,OSpatching and imaging systems andsystemlevelOSmodifications. An ideal candidate will be comfortable deploying to over 1,000 AppNexus employees around the globe on both Mac and PC hardware. The team worksclosely with our CorpIT Service Desk and global user base to design creative solutions to drivea better user experience.About the job:Manage and maintain the deployment of new software, patches and OS updates via corporate computer management(MDM)tools (KACE andJamf).Manage and maintain the corporate backup server (CrashPlanProE).Manage and maintain compliance of company software for Encryption(DDPE), Malware(Ziften) and Security.Manage, maintain and deploy end-user computer images for both Windows and Mac OS.Interface with other Tech Ops/IT areas to ensure appropriate project/activity integration and support.Automate deployment related and repetitive tasks using scripting languages, puppet, and/or other automation frameworksProactivelymonitor and maintain above systems and services.Act as escalation point for Help Desk technicians regarding corporate IT systemsWe’re in search of troubleshooters and those who love to tinker and innovate with technology.About your skills:2+years experiencein supporting corporate clients in asenior help-desk role.1-2years experienceadministeringcomputer management or MDMenvironments, this includes butis not limited to: Casper,Jamfand Quest KACE.1-2years experiencesupporting Microsoft systems and applications (Office 365, MS Exchange Admin, PowerShell, Active Directory)1-2 YearsFunctional knowledge of back-end programming, scripting and database management. (Shell scripting,Python,MySql,etc)Extensive experience creating, deploying and maintaining computer images for Windows and Macs.Extensive experience managing and deploying updates to Windowsand Macbased laptops at scale.Ability to effectively troubleshoot, identify systemic issues and design and implement fixes for routine to moderately complex problems.In-depth experience with and understanding of Microsoft, Apple and other operating systems, equipment, software and applications.More about you:You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others.You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen.You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem.You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools.What's in it for you:Industry-changing work – be a part of the team that is building bold solutions to some of today’s most exciting technical challenges.Significant impact from your very first day.Competitive benefits package, with plan options to design the coverage to fit your life — highly subsidized health, dental and vision insurance coverage from day one, fully vested employer-matched 401(k), company-seeded health savings accounts, back-up childcare, pet insurance, and much more.Global presence – AppNexus has offices around the world: Manhattan, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, London, Paris, Hamburg, Toronto, Sydney, and Singapore.Regular access to industry events – AppNexus hosts many technical meet-ups and speakers on site.We are a technology company at heart with a committed and engaged leadership team. Our founders can hold their own in architecture discussions with the team. Occasionally, our CEO even checks-in bug fixes to the ad server codebase.The other perks:Great Technology: Every employee is issued a top-of-the-line computer.Free Food: Every office has fully-stocked kitchens featuring bagels each morning, as well as healthy and tasty snacks, drinks, and coffee throughout the day. Family Lunch Fridays – AppNexus provides free lunch for the company every Friday.Career Development: AppNexus offers a variety of internally-developed learning sessions, customized workshops, and robust professional development programs to help you strengthen your potential, develop new skills, grow your career and make greatness happen at AppNexus.Speak, Publish, and Patent: Your work will help enhance the engineering brand at an emerging powerhouse technology company.Learn. Teach. Build.AppNexians make greatness happenJoin our communityAppNexus is proud to offer equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We strive to foster a diverse, inclusive and engaging work environment. We welcome applications from all candidates and look forward to receiving yours. Our diversity in action:Partnering with Path Forward to offer returnships to help caregivers reenter the workforceSharing feedback openly through roundtable discussions on how to make progress on our Diversity & Inclusion goalsCelebrating our diversity with affinity groups (including OutNexus, AppNexus Women’s Network, AppNexus Latino alliance and AppNexus Black Alliance to name just a few!)
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