Job Description

Tired of being stuck in a job you don’t like and having no work/life balance? Join a company that cares about you. We’re listed on multiple "Best Places to Work" awards including Forbes, and Glassdoor. We’re an S&P 500 company that hasn’t stopped growing since our founding in 1977. Self-storage is our product, helping people is our passion. Grow with us.

As a Sr. Systems Administrator, you’ll be working for a great company, a stellar team of technical staff and leading-edge IT infrastructure both at the corporate offices and store offices. Extra Space is a technology leader in self-storage. An exciting opportunity awaits you.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Senior technical specialist in storage, computing systems, firewalls, network, VOIP systems

  • Implementing, upgrading, administering, analyzing, and troubleshooting IT infrastructure technologies with Windows Server, Cisco, Meraki, VMware, O365, Azure, AWS, Pure and EMC Storage.

  • Participate in projects in a lead role capacity and mentor junior technical staff members

  • Ensuring Internet and VOIP telecommunications is up and performing optimally.

  • Ensure uptime of infrastructure systems through regular maintenance, monitoring and 24x7 alert response

  • Implementing security technology upgrades and performing security remediation to ensure optimal secure IT infrastructure

  • Ensuring successful backup of infrastructure components and recovery procedures

Job Specifications  

  • Must have strong, verifiable networking expertise especially with Cisco Enterprise and Cisco Meraki

  • Must have advanced skills in Windows Server operating systems and Cisco Networks, and one or more skills in: VMware, Palo Alto Firewalls, Storage Arrays, Active Directory,

  • Azure, AWS, and Office 365 Administration a plus

  • Ability to safely administer computer systems following change management policies

  • General knowledge relating to security principles and best practices (CIS, OWASP)

  • Self-motivated to continuously expand technical knowledge and grow skills that will benefit team and company as a whole

  • Experience recovering datacenter, cloud servers and data using backup software. Veeam experience is a plus.

  • Willing work after hours as projects demand and the ability to participate in after-hours on call rotations

  • Must be able to lift 60lbs. Close visual acuity required to perform work at computer terminal. No exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Requires repetitive typing motion, talking, hearing, grasping, and feeling

Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, or at least 6+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • One or a combination of certifications with CCNA, CCNP, VMWare or Microsoft

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

If you are a current Extra Space employee, please apply through the "Find Internal Career Openings" in Workday.

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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Application Instructions

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