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Senior IT Systems Administrator

IT | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

OPSWAT is a San Francisco based software company that provides solutions to secure and manage IT infrastructure. Founded in 2002, OPSWAT delivers solutions that provide manageability of endpoints and networks and that help organizations protect against zero day attacks by using multiple antivirus engines scanning and detailed file filtering. OPSWAT’s intuitive applications and comprehensive development kits are deployed by SMB, enterprise and OEM customers to more than 100 million endpoints worldwide. To learn more about OPSWAT’s innovative and unique solutions, please visit

The Position

The Sr IT System Administrator will play a vital role in the day-to-day operations of OPSWAT to maintain, upgrade and manage our software, hardware and networks. Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users. Your goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure runs smoothly and efficiently.

What You Will Be Doing

·       Install and configure software and hardware

·       Manage and support AWS networks, servers and technology tools

·       Provide technical support for both hardware and software issues our users encounter

·       Manage the configuration and operation of client-based computer operating systems

·       Monitor the system daily and respond immediately to security or usability concerns

·       Create and verify backups of data

·       Respond to and resolve help desk requests

·       Upgrade systems and processes as required for enhanced functionality and security issue resolution

·       Administrate infrastructure, including firewalls, databases, malware protection software and other processes

·       Install and test computer-related equipment

·       Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls

·       Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies

What We Need From You

  • 8 years of proven experience with the following
  • System Administration
  • Databases, networking and patch management
  • Windows and Linux servers
  • Xenserver hypervisor and AWS
  • System security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
  • Scripting in Python and Perl
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You must have good communication and English speaking skills
  • Microsoft Active Directory experience
  • Can act as a supervisory and or team lead role

To apply for this position, please send your resume, LinkedIn profile and cover letter to us via JobScore. Special consideration will be given to those candidates whose cover letter indicates that they have viewed our website. Please, no drop-ins, calls or faxes.