Systems Administrator

| Greater LA Area

Team and Role Overview

Relativity is creating the first autonomous rocket factory. Our vision is to build the future of humanity in space -- starting with rockets. We have an ambitious mission, and we understand that it takes a team to achieve it.

The Systems Administrator is part of Relativity’s Information Technology team—they make sure that every Relativity employee has the hardware, systems and infrastructure needed to do their best work every day. The Information Technology team identifies and rolls out impactful technology solutions across the company. It monitors the organization’s IT needs, always shows highest responsiveness to issues, and applies collaborative problem solving to enable highest productivity for all Relativity employees.

The Systems Administrator is a key part of the IT team. The Systems Administrator will operate in our issue ticketing system, is responsible for troubleshooting and resolving issues, as well as identifying key projects that allow us to eliminate issues before they even exist in the first place. Additionally, the Systems Administrator will be a key contributor as we continuously expand our location footprint (e.g., via a new headquarters site), and continuously improve cross-site communications for all Relativity employees. 


The Mission/Outcomes and Objectives

As a Systems Administrator at Relativity, you will support every employee at Relativity with their IT hardware, software, and infrastructure, to ensure they have all the IT tools they need to do their best work. As part of the IT team, you will manage the issue ticket queue, communicate effectively to clarify issues and provide updates, and ensure timely and competent resolution to issues. Part of this role will also be to identify key projects that eliminate issues before they occur, and that help Relativity as we continue to grow rapidly.


Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate for this role is someone who has experience solving a variety of technical challenges for an organization, and at the same time effectively communicates across users and teams to ensure priorities are clear, issues surface quickly, and solutions are implemented timely end effectively. In summary, you bring strong technical aptitude and an exceptional user orientation to every issue you face.

 

Minimum Required Skills and Competencies

  • Strong systems administration background
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems and tools to maintain them (Server 2016, Win10, AD, SCCM)
    • Experience with Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc.)
    • Familiarity with Linux Operating Systems and related tools
    • Candidates with scripting knowledge (Powershell, Python, Ruby, Perl) preferred
  • Strong networking background
    • Knowledge of Cisco/Ubiquiti/Fortinet/Aruba/Palo Alto Technology desired.
    • Familiar with VLANs/VTP and their function
    • Ability to troubleshoot network type issues regarding connectivity and throughput.
  • Soft skills required
    • Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills
    • Learn new technologies and solutions quickly, and passionate about expanding your skill set
    • Maintain and stock and inventory of IT equipment
  • Experience with Manufacturing / Aerospace / Hardware production and testing
    • Experience with supporting highly skilled engineering teams


This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


 

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Location

Relativity is located near LAX in an industrial complex where we take up 4 buildings. We are easily accessible from the 405, near Randy's Donuts!

An Insider's view of Relativity Space

What are some social events your company does?

Every month, we celebrate our new hires (we even fly in new hires from other offices!) by going out to the Yardhouse for dinner. It's great to share a meal and get to know each other outside of the office!

Nat

Lead Recruiter

What is your vision for the company?

We are creating an entirely re-imagined process to iterate and scale rockets quickly, eventually helping to build the future of humanity in space.

Tim

CEO and Co-Founder

What are some things you learned at the company?

I've never been at a company before that has so valued recruiting and the candidate experience in all stages of the interview process, from initial contact to even past onboarding. Everyone here respects each others' time and takes hiring very seriously. We have a high bar, but that means we've also cultivated a very talented team!

Samantha

Talent Operations Coordinator

What are Relativity Space Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We provide 5 tiers of coverage through Anthem--2 of which are almost completely free for employees.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Relativity Space provides equity to all full time employees, vesting over a 4 year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Relativity Space offers 20 days of PTO
Paid Holidays
11 holidays--federal, and company wide
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Relativity Space has quarterly off sites reviews, monthly celebration dinners, and regular social events
Stocked Kitchen
A wide variety of snacks are provided
Some Meals Provided
Weekly lunches for lunch and learn, all hands, and new hire lunches are provided
Happy Hours
Bi-weekly happy hours/socials
Parking
Assigned spots in the lot specifically for Relativity Employees!
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Every other week, we host a lunch and learn to get learn about the exciting work other teams are doing!
Paid industry certifications
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