Senior Systems Administrator

Engineering Mill Valley, California


Our mission is to help people everywhere find a job and company they love.  We are disrupting an industry by changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. 

As a Senior Systems Administrator at Glassdoor, you will be responsible for the deployment, maintenance, and continual improvement of many of Glassdoor’s corporate systems. Our ideal candidate is highly technical, intellectually curious, driven, and passionate about creating an amazing user experience.


  • Architect, automate, and manage corporate IT infrastructure
  • Design comprehensive monitoring, alerting, and escalation strategies
  • Manage and optimize log aggregation platforms
  • Establish a configuration management framework for corporate systems
  • Develop world-class endpoint management strategy for Mac and Windows platforms
  • Develop and maintain a strong security posture for corporate systems
  • Provide upper tier support and contribute to the technical development of our support team

Required qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in relevant technical field or equivalent experience
  • Proven track record of leading infrastructure and engineering projects
  • Scripting experience using Bash, Python, or PowerShell
  • Expert in Linux or Windows server OS’s, working knowledge of both
  • Solid experience in infrastructure virtualization, particularly with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience managing infrastructure and endpoints in highly diverse, multi-platform environments
  • Strong customer service, leadership, organizational, and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of network technology and protocols (TCP/IP, routing, switching, wireless)

Nice to have:

  • Enterprise applications like Google Apps, Okta, Box
  • Endpoint management using tools like Munki, Jamf, SCCM
  • Configuration management tools like Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Salt
  • Database technology like MSSQL, MySQL, Postgres
  • Active Directory
  • Cisco / Palo Alto Networks

Why Glassdoor?

  • Work with purpose – join us in creating transparency for job seekers everywhere
  • Glassdoor gives back! Glassdoor is a Pledge 1% member; all employees receive 3 paid volunteer days
  • 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage; 85% dependent coverage
  • Equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs
  • Sunny & peaceful Mill Valley offices located right on the water
  • Walking, running and biking trails steps away from the office
  • Onsite gym and fitness classes
  • Free catered lunch; new menu daily
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
  • Dog-friendly office (with dog-free zones if you are so inclined)
  • Free parking

Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.