IT Support Specialist

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IT Specialist

The IT Specialist provides customer service driven IT Support and is passionate about finding solutions to hard problems. You are efficient, thorough and great at prioritization. You should also be a great communicator as you will be the first line of defense for our internal users’ IT needs. Your typical day will be filled with monitoring a ticket queue, contributing to our knowledge base, and coming up with innovative ways to better the IT experience for the Grindr team.

Responsibilities

  • Day to day troubleshooting in a Mac environment (we also use Ubuntu)
  • Troubleshoot network/wifi/printers
  • Assist with audio-visual set up in conference rooms and all hands space.
  • Perform employee onboarding/offboarding
  • Write and update IT documentation
  • Administer and support tools such as JAMF, OneLogin, and manage mobile devices
  • Proactively surface ideas and proposals for IT support improvements
  • Coordinate with IT team on additional IT projects & initiatives as needed
  • Longer-term projects and migrations as needed

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2-3 years Previous IT Support or Networking experience
  • Previous experience at a startup or other fast-paced environment a big plus
  • Experience with MDM, SAML-based SSO, Google G-Suite (or equivalent) required
  • Experience with SaaS systems administration
  • Willingness to learn new skills and juggle numerous tasks at once, working well under pressure
  • Professional demeanor and maturity to navigate confidential situations, a wide range of personalities, and working styles
  • Good judgment and ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Ability to implement, configure, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches, controllers a plus
  • Familiarity with GDPR and CCPA processes and guidelines is a plus 
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX/AWS a big plus
Why Work at Grindr?
 
Since 2009, Grindr has built the world’s largest social network for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. Now more than just an app, we’re a family of lifestyle brands with the shared mission to connect LGBTQ people with the world around them:
  • Grindr – The location-based social app that started it all. Over 3 million people use Grindr daily, from every country on the planet.
  • Grindr for Equality (G4E) – Our social mission to promote justice, health, and safety for LGBTQ individuals around the globe.
  • BLOOP - A space for Grindr users to connect around sex, dating, and everything else happening on—and off—the apps.
Behind the brands, Grindr is an inclusive and passionate family of thinkers, innovators, leaders, and most importantly, doers. We’re fueled by endless curiosity, constant collaboration, and a knack for crossing every finish line – all within an agile growth environment. We also enjoy tons of perks, great social events, and stunning views from our HQ in West Hollywood.

Benefits & Perks

  • 100% vision, dental, & medical premium coverage
  • Unlimited sick policy
  • Competitive salaries and options
  • 401(k)
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Free on-site parking
  • Casual dress environment
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Location

West Hollywood , CA 90069

What are Grindr Perks + Benefits

Grindr Benefits Overview

Benefits & Perks

100% covered medical, dental and vision insurance
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Time Off Policy
Competitive Salaries
401(k)- Matching
Catered daily lunch
Stocked kitchen
Free on-site parking
Casual dress environment

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $5000 (Premier PPO) $1500 (Standard PPO) of expenses.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers $250 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is offered at a flat rate to a $75,000 value.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
AIDS walk and AIDS lifecycle
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
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