Systems Administrator Job at Rapid7 in Boston, MA

Job Description

Compelled to comment when you see something wrong? Lose sleep if a system isn’t set up exactly the way you want it to be set up? We are looking for a person that can bring new solutions to old problems, who understands that technology is meant to empower people. The work will be dynamic in a company that is growing. You will be part of a community which is fanatical about security and on a mission to make an impact in the global technology ecosystem.

What we bring to the table:
Awesome company culture

Dynamic people and environment

Focus on people experience

Not afraid to try things (disciplined risk taking)

Mindset of continuous evolution

Know how to tweak systems to make things run smoothly, it’s your thing

Go crazy if you just fixed something you already fixed, in fact you don’t rest until you root out the issue

Are an information gatherer and can be a hub to coordinate people to get things done

Understand the importance of change control, and could setup your own CMS process if needed

Love to keep current with the latest technologies, especially things to make your life and work easier

Can install new servers and rebuild existing ones either bare metal or VMs

Always patch all the things, have scripted or automated this to make your life easier

Have a handle on storage systems, can configure them and maintain them (SAN, NAS, JBOD)

Can develop strong documentation around systems and processes

Know how to setup effective monitoring and alerting, can follow a process to address events

See the value in, and perform RCAs and Post-Mortem write-ups as well as debriefs for shared learning

Enjoy learning new applications and systems, this is fun for you

Our Ideal candidate has:
2+ years experience with data center operations

2+ years experience in an ITIL based environment

2+ years patching systems, including using scripting and shell commands

Experience working with security ops processes and teams

Technical certifications in: Server Administration, Endpoint Management, Networking

Fundamental understanding of firewall/switch/router/Wifi configuration

Experience deploying and managing systems in hybrid cloud environments

Working knowledge of GSuite Administration and GSuite products

Has a College or University Diploma

Ability to travel to other office locations domestically and international

We have ambitious goals and need people that are dynamic, desire to be part of something greater than they are, and are passionate about having secure technology. You have a chance to be part of a company that is changing how people think about IT and security. Your creativity will be highly valued and your nerdiness will seem normal. If you want a place where you can grow and make an impact, this is it.

About Company

Company: Rapid7

Company Location:  Boston, MA

About Rapid7