IT Systems Administrator

  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Information Technology
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

We are looking to hire a Systems Administrator who has broad technical knowledge and a desire to build creative solutions to sustain the rapid growth of Meraki. This role will be a part the IT Services team and will focus on supporting internal and cloud based platforms.

As a key contributor to the planning and implementation of new systems, you know how to tackle complex projects from scoping deliverables and establishing timelines/milestones to communicating with stakeholders.

During a typical day you could be working on:

  • Bringing up a new server for application hosting
  • Troubleshooting server replication issues with vSphere
  • Planning the rollout of an enterprise telephony system
  • Deploying OS patches to our server fleet
  • Collaborating with colleagues to discuss new service bring up
  • Redesigning our SMTP service to handle increased message volumes
  • Assisting our helpdesk team with service escalations
  • Modifying monitoring system to handle new alerting rules
  • Troubleshooting network latency issues globally
  • Adding to and improving our documentation

Characteristics of Success

  • You know how to build scalable services using tools such as virtualization, Windows Server, Linux, and network hardware
  • You are a great team player who is comfortable working in a dynamic environment
  • You have run a few successful IT projects and are comfortable with scoping, timeline estimation and most importantly communication with stakeholders.
  • You have implemented enterprise backup systems and have solid knowledge of DR planning
  • Certifications a plus: CCNA, MSCE, VCP, AWS
  • Automation experience preferred


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or relevant field of study

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