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Senior System Administrator

May 25, 2021
Remote, United States of America
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Senior System Administrator

This job is being posted to the TAO job board because it is potentially open to remote candidates.  Feel free to contact me if you’d like to learn about Optimizely before applying. I am a PDX-based remote Optimizely employee.

Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.

Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!

If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...


As a Senior System Administrator you will

  • Work globally, with a team of system administrators in a 24x7 environment to respond to tickets and projects
  • Based on business initiatives, identify hardware and software needs
  • Configure and maintain hardware platforms, virtual and cloud environments
  • Monitor and respond to network security events
  • Implement standards across global locations
  • Configure and maintain device and platform images
  • Ensure that backup is configured appropriately and running
  • Work within the guidelines of security and compliance requirements, including ISO, GDPR, PCI, eDiscovery, HIPPA, SOC II
  • Stay current with the industry to evaluate and propose new technologies as required
  • Implement new technologies to meet project goals


About you:

  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience required
  • Certification in a technology preferred
  • Bachelor's degree; or Associate's degree preferred
  • Knowledge of Windows and/or Linux
  • Microsoft Hypervisor, cloud computing and storage
  • The ability to understand and compute storage and capacity
  • Ongoing execution of patch management
  • Maintains network security: protocols, ACLs, NSGs, subnets, netmasks, VLANs, virtual switches, Cisco switches & routers
  • Understands and consults regarding authentication methods: SSO, OAuth, LDAP
  • Maintains log files for patching, backup, network
  • Scripting: PowerShell
  • Monitoring and automation: PRTG, Sophos, iSensor
  • Solid troubleshooting skills
  • Third party product installation and troubleshooting as required
  • The ability to respond to multiple demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Solid documentation and Visio experience
  • Able to bridge technology and business needs

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