Information Technology

Jr. Systems Administrator

at Arrivo in Los Angeles

Date Posted: 2018-07-17

Arrivo is developing truly 21st century technology to bring fast, safe, low cost, & clean transportation to the world! The Jr. Systems Administrator will work with the Head of IT to develop, document, and implement solutions in a Windows-based office environment at the company's Los Angeles, California HQ. Primary responsibility will be applying day-to-day IT solutions in a cutting-edge, engineer-dense startup environment.

Tasks will include the following:

  • Managing user issues, documenting solutions to chronic problems, and escalating to a Sr. Systems Administrator as required.
  • Resolving hardware, operating system, and business application issues using an aggressive approach to problem solving.
  • Developing and maintaining a company knowledge base (FAQ) system.
  • Creating and maintaining an IT asset tracking system.
  • Creating and running system imaging solutions for deployment and remediation of laptops and workstations.
  • Maintaining server room hardware and Cloud infrastructure.
  • Managing users and computers in a Windows Active Directory environment.


  • Four-year degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or similar field plus at least one year’s experience in a Systems Administrator role.
    • OR a combination of a two-year degree in those fields and three or more years' experience in strong IT positions, including least one year’s experience in a Systems Administrator role.
  • Experience configuring and supporting Windows Active Directory environments.
  • Experience supporting Linux desktops and servers.
  • Experience with business-quality OS imaging systems.
  • Experience with the latest Mac hardware in a business environment, up to and including the latest macOS (High Sierra) and iOS (11).
  • Practical computer networking knowledge, including deployment of wired and wireless LAN systems, access points, managed switches, routers, and firewalls.
  • Ability to be cool and casually mindful while still crushing it professionally every single day as the mastermind of Arrivo IT.


  • Experience with configuring and managing ticketing systems.
  • Experience with physical asset tagging and inventory systems.
  • Experience supporting users of professional CAD/CAM engineering software.
  • Certifications in computer networking, computer security, and systems administration fields, such as CCNE, MCSE, CISSP.
  • Experience configuring and maintaining conference room A/V systems.
  • Examples of contributions to open source software projects, positive online communities, or builder/maker spaces.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand written instructions and requirements, even long boring ones, by using the word “optimal” yourself in a cover letter or resume when applying to this position. Really.