Information Technology and Systems Administrator

HQ- San Jose, CA /
R&D – Software Engineer & IT /
Full-Time/Part-time
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The QuantumScape team is seeking an energetic, knowledgeable, and collaborative IT professional with experience in maintaining secure and robust information infrastructure in a fast-paced environment.
We are seeking a professional who can balance the day-to-day activity of responding to IT support tickets with the desire to provide valuable insight and execution to core projects in evolving our infrastructure. These core projects include migrating to the cloud, updating critical servers, improving computer/network security posture, and coordinating different SaaS dashboards. Additionally, you will aggressively seek ways to improve system up-time across the organization.
At QuantumScape, we believe knowledge is a critical part of an employee's growth as an IT professional. As such, you will seek learning opportunities and continually educate yourself to stay up-to-speed on the latest developments in the computer security industry. Similarly, you will train our employees to understand their role in security and provide them the tools that make their jobs easier and secure.

Responsibilities:

Maintain and upgrade business-critical IT infrastructure
Identify business needs and rapidly deploy matching capabilities
Improve our security by patching systems, deploying certificates, ensuring that passwords are strong, etc. You will handle dashboards from our security vendors to build a robust alerting system, respond to any alerts, and close any open issues.
Work closely with software development and data science teams to enable them to deploy software on secure infrastructure

Required Experience:

At least 5 years' experience in information technology
Microsoft systems: Administration of a Windows Active Domain network including group policy management. Administration of Microsoft Office365 suite. Installation and troubleshooting of Windows and PC software issues.
Networking: Corporate network monitoring and security. TCP/IP, VLANS, DNS, DHCP, radius, wifi, and storage area networking
Virtual infrastructure environments including VSphere
Physical security such as card key access systems

Preferred:

You have a proven track record in IT with 10 years industry experience
You have administered and configured firewalls, VPNs, email phishing filters, SharePoint
You have deployed MFA across an organization
You have knowledge of IAM, RBAC
Do you like to debate whether Yubikey or Titan is better? Have you optimized your home network or built a gaming rig? Do you listen to Security Now, watch ITProTV, or follow other news sources to become a specialist in your field. Then we're looking for you.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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 benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

*QuantumScape does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers.