BrightDrop - Sr. Systems Administrator

General Motor
January 06, 2023
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At BrightDrop, we are reshaping e-commerce by developing smarter, greener, and more efficient ways to deliver goods and services to your door, while delivering a brighter future for the cities where we live. We are building an ecosystem of all-electric, zero-emissions delivery solutions – from electric vehicles, to ePallets and software that leverages real-time data to drive intelligent optimizations for e-commerce. To deliver on our mission we are growing fast and building a team, based in Palo Alto, with offices in Atlanta and Detroit, that is customer-focused, agile and passionate about innovating for a more sustainable future.

From engineering to product management to operations, BrightDrop is looking for people who can combine a passion for technology and sustainability with high doses of curiosity and rigorous thinking to deliver a better future.

Backed by General Motors, BrightDrop is striving to improve the communities where we live and deliver a better future for generations to come. We hope you'll join us.

We're looking for an organized, flexible, and detail-oriented person who's enthusiastic about - and has a driving need to deliver--the best possible workplace experience for BrightDropers. This person will need to hit the ground running to set up operations and implementing programming aligned with the future of work at BrightDrop, scaling existing programs, strengthening vendor relationships, and leading a team that helps keep teammates engaged and productive.


  • Provide world-class IT Support to support a smooth technology experience for our users

  • Partner with our Onboarding and Offboarding teams to run new hire onboarding and offboarding activities

  • Manage physical inventory, ensuring we have what we need on hand

  • Work to improve and promote the use of self-help materials for our users

  • Keeping up to date with advancement and best practices in IT administration

  • Creating and removing user accounts across multiple cloud platforms and performing access control

  • Understanding of basic IT security principles as outlined in common frameworks like CIS and OWASP, has worked on security specific IT projects and efforts in the past.

  • Ability to support users across a variety of cloud platforms

  • Proven ability to work incidents and requests as needed in an ITIL-based support model

  • Audit systems for a secure configuration and make recommendations for improvements.

  • Implement automation wherever possible for common IT activities

  • Support printers, video conferencing, local network and other physical IT systems

  • Support the implementation of new physical systems, cloud products or other IT projects as required

  • Support new office deployments as they come online

  • Some travel may be required

  • Competencies & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field

  • 5+ years of experience supporting a cloud-based IT environment for end users.

  • Experience writing high quality documentation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate technical information to various non-technical people

  • Experience as an administrator with most of the platforms below:

  • Slack

  • Google Workspace

  • Azure AD

  • Azure Security Center Management

  • Freshservice

  • Atlassian tools (Confluence, Jira)

  • Smartsheet

  • Lucidchart

  • Windows and Mac laptop support

  • General Network troubleshooting

  • Video Conference systems support

  • Microsoft Teams and Office 365

  • Experience securing cloud platforms and systems like the ones listed above

  • Expert Troubleshooting skills

  • High-level of attention to detail and be a self-starter with ability to work independently, multi-task, and adjust to shifting priorities

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