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System Administrator, IT Infrastructure

Blue Origin
Kent, Washington, United States
We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

As part of a hardworking team of diverse specialists, technicians, and engineers, you will provide critical Information Technology infrastructure to support our engineers and staff for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team's impact on all aspects of IT Infrastructure, from enterprise storage and on-premises services, to authentication, O365, AWS, and a variety of system support. You must have a passion for solving complex and interesting problems, adapting as needed to support this unique environment and documenting the environment fully.


* Support all aspects of O365, including implementation, availability, reliability, performance, monitoring, backup, and security functions

* Install, configure, deploy, patch, automate all aspects of IT Infrastructure

* Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end

* Document general processes and updating FAQs/HOWTOs

* Available to support flexible work hours to support various mission objectives

* Able to travel to our other Blue Origin facilities to support deployments and mission objectives

* Regular participation in on call rotation


* Teams/O365 experience

* Active Directory architecture, design, and administration experience

* Minimum of a B.S. degree in information systems or computer science, or equivalent practical experience

* 7+ year's experience working in information technology in system administration/engineering

* Experience with Exchange Online, AWS, and virtual technologies

* Strong automation and scripting skills to optimize for consistency and efficiency

* Customer Service-oriented attitude to support and instruct computer users, most of whom have extensive science and engineering backgrounds, and require efficient resolution of complex problems

* Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


* Experience with identity management, multifactor authentication, JIT access, and other authentication services

* Experience with modern storage solutions including all flash and S3

* Project planning and Project management experience

* Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.

* Ability to utilize software development / agile methodologies

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. 1. Learn more about the ITAR here.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to view a copy of Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at .

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