IT Specialist


About the role...

Policygenius is looking for a self-driven, adaptable, and quick-witted IT Specialist to join our Technical Operations function! We want someone who can support our growing team by working directly with our of 200+ employees (and counting!) across multiple teams here in NYC. The ideal candidate is someone who is excited about creating a seamless employee experience while delivering exceptional technical support.

Reporting into our Senior Manager of Technical Operations, you’ll have the ability to work on various projects and continue building on your technical skills.

In this role, you will...

  • Act as the first point of escalation for resolving all internal IT software, hardware, and wireless network connectivity issues including setup, connectivity, functionality, and update issues for Macs and PCs. Administer workstation hardening, encryption, anti-virus installation and configuration
  • Own hardware and software system access for employee onboarding and offboarding  (including Slack, Google groups, and general user administration)
  • Maintain conference room hardware (including projectors, computing equipment, audio/visual, telephony)
  • Tackle multiple tickets at the same time, addressing urgency as it may arise, and delegating both internally and externally with our vendors & 3rd party suppliers
  • Survey and deploy new or existing network hardware, research relevant technology trends and provide recommendations for cost-effective solutions that provide the organization with a competitive advantage and increased productivity (including hosted platform capacity planning and budgeting)
  • Manage & maintain IT asset inventory and software licensing, and work with management to ensure that systems and software are accurately recorded, tracked, and retired to 100% of accountability standards
  • Establish and periodically report upon KPIs
  • Wear your security and regulatory compliance goggles--including maintaining documentation, staying current on the law, and liaising with outside counsel where necessary

We'd love to hear from you if...

  • You have 4+ years of professional experience in IT with a strong technical knowledge of MacOS, Windows, and a wide variety of SaaS solutions (e.g. G-Suite, JAMF, Okta, Slack, Keeper, Atlassian, etc)
  • You're familiar with scripting languages (e.g. Powershell, Bash, etc)
  • You're a stellar verbal and written communicator with strong interpersonal skills--across all levels of an organization
  • You're an excellent project manager with analytical problem-solving skills and familiarity with change management
  • You have exceptional attention to detail and skilled at wearing multiple hats and juggling many tickets
  • You're a self-starter who is comfortable taking on significant responsibility--no matter how administrative or ad-hoc
  • You have a sense of urgency and high level of proven productivity in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

You can expect...

  • Company-paid health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan, FSA & commuter benefits
  • Generous PTO
  • Training, mentorship and coaching from leadership
  • The opportunity to grow alongside a company shaking up a big, old-fashioned industry
  • Fun, diverse, open-minded coworkers
  • Dog companionship

About Policygenius

Policygenius is America's leading online insurance marketplace. Since 2014, our mission has been to help people get the financial protection they need (and feel good about it). We make it easy for our customers to understand their options, compare quotes, and buy insurance, all in one place. Our CEO and co-founder, Jennifer Fitzgerald, is one of only four women in the US fintech space to raise over $50 million in venture capital funding, and we’ve helped more than 30 million people shop for all types of insurance, placing over $35 billion in coverage to date.

At Policygenius, we’re proud of building an environment that encourages our teammates to bring their authentic selves to work. Despite rapid growth (we’ve doubled in size year over year!), we’ve continuously maintained our inclusive culture through humility, hard-work, and humor, and we're looking for more people with grit, collaborative attitudes, and creative problem-solving skills to join our team. Come see why we’ve been voted one of Inc. Magazine's "Best Workplaces" two years in a row!

Diversity at Policygenius

Policygenius believes differences should be celebrated and is committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve. We welcome different perspectives and opinions to foster innovation, authenticity, and excellence across all parts of our company, and are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Policygenius highly encourages applicants from all walks of life. All employment decisions at Policygenius are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to actual or perceived race, color, sex, pregnancy,  sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, political affiliation or belief, religion, disability, uniformed service, marital status or any other status protected by law. 

Come join the team!

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