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Senior Systems Administrator

Company: Backroads
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

This role is full-time, year-round, and based in our home office in Berkeley, CAWhat You'll Do:We are looking for a well-rounded Sr. System Administrator to join the IT Infrastructure team at Backroads. As the Sr. System Administrator, you will be responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and security of Backroads systems. As part of the IT team, you will also be responsible for developing and improving processes and functions.Responsibilities:

  • Defending systems against unauthorized access.
  • Collaborate closely with IT Team to support day-to-day activities.
  • Perform vulnerability scans, conduct security audits, and remediate.
  • EDR application tuning, troubleshooting, and maintenance.
  • Implement security policies using industry best practices.
  • Proactively identify security inefficiencies and compliance issues, and implement strategic solutions.
  • Participate in corporate-wide IT solutions, planning, and deployment of IT-related projects.
  • Application and operating system tuning, troubleshooting, and maintenance.
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policies.
  • Manage enterprise VMware environment.
  • Proactively identify process inefficiencies and compliance issues, and implement strategic solutions.
  • Configure/set up, maintain and troubleshoot servers and services.
  • Monitor networks and servers for error conditions and outages.
  • Participate in updating and developing disaster recovery protocols.
  • Create and maintain documentation on systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Provide technical security advice and be able to consult with staff on security best practices.Who You Are:You have hands-on experience in a multitude of domains; including, but not limited to; 24 x 7 x 365 enterprise and cloud infrastructure, thoughtful design and management of systems, security, business continuity, and disaster recovery.What You'll Need:
    • 5 years of System Administration experience.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and experience troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
    • Proficient in systems administration in Windows Server 2012/2016/2019 environments.
    • Solid understanding of Linux.
    • Proficient with VMWare ESX 6/7 & vCenter, Windows Server (2008-2019), SQL Server, Exchange Server, Active Directory, IIS, Office 365, Windows 10, and Azure/AWS.
    • Knowledge of designing, implementing, and supporting backup and replication technologies for disaster recovery.
    • Knowledge of network architectures, protocols, and network security.
    • Experience with an EDR application.
    • BA/BS in computer science or equivalent education a plus.
    • MacOS experience is a plus.
    • Thycotic Secret Server and Privilege Manager are a plus.
    • Zero-trust architecture is a plus.About the Department:The IT Infrastructure Team is a diverse group of outgoing foodies who like to explore new lunch adventures. The current team interacts with all departments at the global level. Meaning, they touch base with our other hubs in Europe, Salt Lake City, Canada, and Berkeley.About Backroads:At Backroads we're passionate about connecting our guests with so many of the most beautiful places in the world. We use our four-plus decades of expertise to create exceptional biking, hiking, and multi-adventure trips in over 50 countries for people who want a richer travel experience. We travel on land as well as by small luxury ships on active river and ocean cruises. Our trips are for all ages - including dedicated itineraries just for families. We are known for our unwavering attention to quality. We have a dynamic work environment and a strong company culture.Why Backroads:At Backroads, we value every single member of our staff, and we're proud to offer a dynamic work environment that enables growth. Your colleagues will be some of the most dedicated, competent, active, and fun people you will ever meet. A job at Backroads is unlike any other job you will ever have - you will be challenged, you will be inspired, and you will be gratified. No matter what you do here, you will be part of something that makes us all proud - delivering authentic, enriching, and often profoundly life-changing experiences. On top of all that, we have some pretty great benefits and perks:
      • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • 401(k) with company match, flex plan, and parental leave
      • Generous paid time off, 8 paid holidays, and additional time off to go on Backroads trips!
      • Complimentary trips and trip discounts for employees, and trip discounts for employees' friends and family!
      • Outdoor industry discounts and deals
      • Pre-tax commuter benefits for public transportation and reward program for alternative sustainable commutes to the office (biking, walking, carpooling, & public transportation)
      • Wellness programs, onsite fitness center, and regular lunchtime bike rides and workoutsHow to Apply:At Backroads, there is no such thing as an "ideal candidate." We believe in the power of teamwork - and in the desire to learn something new every day. We believe in hiring people, not just skills. If this sounds like a company you would like to join and a role you would thrive in, please don't hold back from applying! Whatever skills you bring to the table or background you're coming from; we welcome you to start a conversation with us. We need your unique perspective for our continued innovation and success. We're looking forward to learning more about you!To apply, please upload your resume, cover letter, and any other documents here -APPLICATION UPLOAD Backroads is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Job Title Senior Systems Administrator Displayed Listing Date Mon, 08/29/2022 - 12:00 Job Location Discover Your Next AdventureBe the first to hear about new trips and get travel inspiration from around the globe. First Name Last Name Email Your Travel Preferences Biking Walking & Hiking Multi-Adventure No, thank you By sharing your email address, you agree to the practices described in ourPrivacy Policy .

Keywords: Backroads, Berkeley , Senior Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Berkeley, California

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