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Senior Systems Administrator

Company: Form Energy
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage. Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $360M to date.
Role Description
Form Energy is looking for a Senior System Administrator to join the Form Energy IT operations team and support the team's growing needs. The individual will be responsible for every aspect of our internal network including, but not limited to, network topology, network performance and reliability, and new site implementation. The ideal candidate will be able to set up, maintain and troubleshoot firewalls, switches, networked storage devices and other equipment relating to WIFI and wired networks. A working knowledge of Active Directory both in a hybrid and cloud-only environment is highly desirable. This role will be part of our growing IT team at Form and is a great opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects in a quickly growing company.
What You'll Do: Configure, maintain and support IT network infrastructure
Design and lead implementation of firewalls including network segmentation, NAT/Access rules, cross site and user VPNs
Implement and oversee a company-wide patch management solution including various update groups with different constraints
Lead the implementation and administration of an Azure Active Directory infrastructure while maintaining interoperability with existing non-Microsoft components
Support and administer all Cloud platforms including Azure AD, Google Workspace, Confluence, Azure IdP, Google Drive/OneDrive, among others
Lead implementation of all aspects of networking infrastructure for new locations as needed
Review and enhance all backup strategies
Mentor and guide more junior members of IT Team
Provide advice and guidance to all project teams regarding IT questions What You'll Bring: Able to evaluate priority of multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately
Organized and detail oriented individual with ability to keep track of multiple simultaneous tasks without letting them slip through the cracks
Strong understanding and experience in managing production equipment and infrastructure to achieve IT objectives while respecting business expectations
Command line network troubleshooting
Understand the basics of networking and security forensics
Proven experience with standing up new locations from an IT infrastructure perspective
Great customer oriented service approach
Superior ability to troubleshoot problems including root cause analysis and recommended remediations
Able to organize and maintain" tools of the trade" including network analyzers, hardware, licenses, and components
Understand the basics of scripting, virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment
Flexible person with the ability to shift gears quickly and come back to original tasks as needed
Willingness to "do what it takes" to move business objectives forward
Demonstrated working experience with virtual servers on microsoft hyper-v
Working knowledge of AWS and Azure IaaS a plus
Minimum of 5-7 years of experience as a Senior Systems Administrator Form Energy is committed to equitable compensation and we offer a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need. We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. We offer a 401k and all employees are granted stock options. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page.
At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Form Energy, Somerville , Senior Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Somerville, Massachusetts

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