Jr. System Administrator


For 17 years, Service Objects has worked to be the data science company that puts people above all else. First, we created an amazing place to work and then we created products that make life better for everyone that uses them.

We are guided by focused core values, high integrity, and a high energy culture. Our mission is to provide our clients with tools so they can be sure every customer record in their database is as genuine, accurate, and up-to-date as it possibly can be.

We’ve been in the B2B data science business for 17 years: we’ve never taken VC, and have been profitable since day one. We plan to double that success over the coming years with releases of new products that continue to reshape data science. This is your opportunity to bring your initiative to a growing team, and build a career at a company with the living legacy of creating products that reduce fraud and eliminate waste.

Jr. System Administrator

In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining the computer desktop environment and aspects of Service Objects' network infrastructure. Essential duties of the role include analyzing customer issues involving common computer hardware and software issues. Additional functions involve troubleshooting office peripheral devices, such as printers, dashboards, IP phones, and anything else with a plug.

Key Responsibilities

  • Modify configurations, utilities, software settings, perform upgrades, etc. for the local workstations.
  • Documentation of internal procedures.
  • New-hire orientation to company computer equipment and applications.
  • Install, configure and maintain personal computers, file servers, network cabling, and other related equipment, devices and systems; adds or upgrades and configures disk drives, printers and related equipment.
  • Develops and conducts various training and instruction for system users on operating systems and other applications; assists users in maximizing use of networks and computing systems.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Computer Sciences/Information Systems.
  • OR
  • 2+ years experience performing help desk and network administration in a corporate environment.
  • Active Directory.
  • Linux/Unix experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to nontechnical personnel.
  • Knowledge of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures and techniques.
  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to learn and support new systems and applications.
  • Adtran, or pfSense experience preferred but not required.

Other skills we consider gravy:

Atserisk, Ubuntu/Debian, CentOS, FreeBSD, Snort, Suricata, mySQL/MariaDB, MS-SQL, IIS, Zabbix, Nagios, Cacti

Physical Requirements

Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Frequently Asked Questions

SO what makes Service Objects’ benefits unique?

For starters, we’ll set you and your family up with no cost, great health care. Seriously, you won’t pay a dime for you or your family’s insurance premiums– it’s by far the best health plan you’ll find out there. Yup, you read that right. We pay 100% coverage for medical, vision, and dental insurance for you and your family. Our paid leave gives you 16 days off per year, 10 paid holidays, and up to 4 weeks fully paid parental leave.

You’ll work in a modern, sunny, dog-friendly workplace that was carefully and thoughtfully designed to encourage both collaborative work and give you a private office to focus. In addition to adjustable desks and classic Aeron chairs, you’ll have dozens of places to breakout to within the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. We’ll also pay for your parking (but you may prefer to ride your bike) if you need it, and provide any equipment you need to be successful (like big dual monitors) from Day 1.

How to Apply

This is a full-time, non-exempt position that includes all offered benefits. This role is based in our office in Santa Barbara, though almost half of our employees work remotely from all over the US. We welcome you, as you are, to work at Service Objects. We’re removing the barriers and frustrations that too many tech companies inflict on their workers. We support workplace diversity. Learn more about working at Service Objects by clicking here.

To apply, please e-mail us at jobs@serviceobjects.com and attach the following three items:

  1. A customized cover letter
  2. Your most recent resume in Word or PDF format
  3. Your favorite knock-knock joke

Service Objects Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.