System Administrator

Seattle, Washington /
Operations – Business Operations /
/ Remote
About Omnidian
Omnidian is building a more sustainable future for the planet. We assure that IoT-enabled distributed energy assets perform at their best through our passionate teams, our innovative technology, and by creating an amazing customer experience. We're a well-funded, growth-stage company offering the potential for enormous impact, both on our products and on the world.

We are headquartered in Seattle, and are a remote first organization.

The Job
As the System Administrator for Omnidian, you will be responsible for leading and developing Omnidian’s IT program. You will support employees by troubleshooting and resolving hardware and software issues; develop processes and procedures to support company growth; collaborate with our infosec team on security and risk management initiatives; manage relationships with external vendors; and take on project management responsibilities for topics covered and above and more.

Seattle-area preferred for this role

What You'll Do
At Omnidian, we believe in trust and autonomy. How you create an impact is ultimately up to you. Here is an outline of some of the things you will be doing:
-Oversee administration and support responsibilities for end-user Windows and Mac workstations, office software, and licensing for a remote team
-Establish designs, processes, policies, and standards for use, access, maintenance, and security of hardware and software assets
-Manage incoming IT requests and troubleshoot hardware and software issues
-Evaluate and approve purchases of computers, network hardware, peripheral equipment, outside services, and software
-Manage a variety of third party service and hardware providers, software licenses, and support agreements
-Compliance management, including collaborating with Omnidian’s Information Security team on risk management topics and other security initiatives
-Work with senior-level stakeholders across the company to ensure the IT team is aligned with company priorities and can support growth

Who You Are

    • Written and verbal communication that is clear, concise and articulate
    • Experience and comfort communicating with executives
    • Project management skills (planning, tracking/communicating progress against the plan, pivoting and communicating changes to the plan as needed)
    • Well organized and able to quickly reprioritize and renegotiate commitments as priorities shift
    • Curiosity/growth mindset
    • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement with a bias for action
    • Adept at handling ambiguity, though you will be supported by an experienced and smart team
    • Empathy and respect for coworkers, partners, and customers
    • Active interest in tying work and requirements back to business outcomes and ability to bring forward new ideas on how business outcomes might be improved
    • Ability to ask the right questions to get to the heart of the business need
    • Ability to perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement
    • The ability to translate user requests into technical requirements
    • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
    • Ability to handle high pressure/emergency response situations
    • Passion for solving problems with enthusiasm, patience, tenacity, and thoroughness.


    • 3 to 5 years experience in IT or related fields
    • Bachelor’s or master's degree or equivalent work experience in computer science, information systems, business administration, or related field
    • Experience with Google Workspace and Microsoft Azure is a plus
    • Experience effectively managing Mac and Windows computer systems
    • Experience with VOIP phone systems
    • Familiarity with MDM software solutions and implementation

Preferred (but not Required) Skills and Qualifications

    • Experience administering firewalls, networking equipment, and wireless systems including certifications
    • Scripting and automation experience including but not limited to PowerShell and windows command line
    • Familiarity with identity provider services, such as Okta
    • Prior experience as a level 2 IT support technician (or higher)
    • Administration skills
    • Solar industry experience

Work-Life at Omnidian

    • If you are in the Seattle, WA area, we offer a vibrant and creative workspace in the heart of downtown Seattle
    • We offer a competitive total compensation package that includes a bonus and equity for every employee
    • We are dog lovers and our offices and many of our events are dog-friendly
    • We are a passionate, mission driven team that believes in collaboration, mutual respect and trust
$72,000 - $100,000 a year
Salary Band Philosophy:
-We place candidates within the band based on professional experience rather than negotiating skills as part of our overall effort to promote pay equity.
-If you're a high potential candidate that needs additional training and support, we're willing to bring you below the midpoint and invest in your success.
-If you're a candidate with particularly deep experience and expertise, we're willing to bring you in above the midpoint.
-Most candidates come in at the midpoint, and all employees have the ability to move up in their band through annual merit increases (and move to the next band through promotions).

Total Compensation
-Up to 15% bonus, paid quarterly. Eligibility begins 90 days after hire date, and is determined by company success and individual impact
-100% of health insurance monthly premiums paid for employees, and 50% health insurance premiums covered for dependents
-Stock options
-Up to $500 annual learning reimbursement
-We provide outstanding benefits that we are continually improving upon, including family medical, dental, vision, disability, parental leave, self-managed PTO, paid sabbatical leave, transit and 401(k)
We’re a fast-growing startup, which means we’re constantly reinventing processes, adding new products, and asking people to use all of their skills and talents. We have big plans, and with the climate crisis we can’t afford to take it too slowly. That means there’s going to be a lot of opportunities for you to grow, which also means you will likely be stretched in ways you’ve never experienced in a job before. 

We are committed to providing our team members with compassionate and effective managers, support for a healthy work-life balance, free or discounted mental health benefits, a loving and inclusive atmosphere where you can be yourself, and thoughtful policies that ensure you’re treated with dignity and respect not only by colleagues but also from customers.

If you're up for the challenge, come apply!

We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our customers. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to ensuring our hiring and retention practices, as well as our office culture, reflects this value.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Omnidian is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to diversity in the workplace.  We make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need.  We hire without consideration to age, ancestry, citizenship, disability, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, national origin, political activity or affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.