Job Opening

Systems Administrator Intern


We'll soon have an opening in our IT department for a Systems Administrator Intern. IT interns work with a wide-ranging set of technologies and are expected to learn on the job. We’d like to hear from qualified candidates who can:

  • Work independently without step-by-step directions
  • Demonstrate interest in Systems or Network Administration through either formal or self-directed education
  • Solve problems creatively and with persistence

As a company we provide IT admin, software, and data-science services in the areas of medical decision support, data visualization, collaboration tools, and regulatory fieldwork. We build web, desktop, and mobile applications. Our clients include the federal government, academic research, and private industry. We also have a SaaS group focused on a time management product. Our firm is ~20 individuals, all working remotely. This position is also remote.

If selected, you’ll receive intentional, empathetic mentoring, experience working with a seasoned systems administration team, and exposure to a range of interesting projects.

Core requirements (You'll need all of these, no exceptions)

  • Demonstrable interest in Systems Administration
  • Strong communication skills, in English, both verbal and written
  • Must be a strong self-starter and able to work well independently with honesty and integrity
  • Must be eligible for US employment
  • Must pass US Government background check / security clearance

Helpful extras (Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of these)

  • Knowledge of Windows Server and Linux Server operating systems
  • Knowledge of computer hardware
  • An AA degree in a related field (completed or in progress)

Technologies you may work with (No prior experience required)

  • Web servers (nginx/IIS)
  • Configuration management (Ansible)
  • Container technologies (Docker/docker-compose/Kubernetes)
  • CI/CD Methodology & Tools (Jenkins)
  • Server virtualization (VMware/Hyper-V)
  • Scripting languages (PowerShell and Bash)
  • Office 365 and Google Apps for Work

The way we work

  1. Remotely (we have been a remote team for over 20 years)
  2. Agile methodology
  3. Pivotal Tracker
  4. GitHub Flow
  5. Slack
  6. Daycast (this is an internally developed product; you can learn about our workplace culture on the Daycast blog)

Rate: This is a paid internship with compensation depending on qualifications and/or experience, minimum $15/hr

Hours: 10-20 hours/week for 3 months beginning no sooner than Jan 2022

Principals only please