Systems Administrator - Endpoint Management

Systems Administrator – Endpoint ManagementAbout the team:As part of the Technical Operations Group, the CorpIT Endpoint Management team at AppNexus is responsible for architecting, deploying and administering the infrastructure that controls our user laptop environment. These systems include upstream security, OS patching and imaging systems and system level OS modifications. An ideal candidate will be comfortable deploying to over 1,000 AppNexus employees around the globe on both Mac and PC hardware. The team works closely with our CorpIT Service Desk and global user base to design creative solutions to drive a 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 and Jamf).Manage and maintain the corporate backup server (CrashPlan ProE).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 frameworksProactively monitor 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 experience in supporting corporate clients in a senior help-desk role.1-2 years experience administering computer management or MDM environments, this includes but is not limited to: Casper, Jamf and Quest KACE.1-2 years experience supporting Microsoft systems and applications (Office 365, MS Exchange Admin, PowerShell, Active Directory)1-2 Years Functional 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 Windows and Mac based 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.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.AppNexus 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!)Recruiter: Nick BraunHiring Manager: John Evans

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