Systems Administrator at Interface Engineering, Inc.

  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job experience 1 Year

Job Description

Systems Administrator at Interface Engineering, Inc.

Interface Engineering Inc., an internationally recognized leader in high performance design, is seeking to add a Systems Administrator to our IT team to support our employees, manage our infrastructure, and execute IT projects. Our team members have the freedom to define their own career path and evolve their role to play to their strengths. You will have the opportunity to quickly tackle new challenges and responsibilities, make an impact, and grow your role organically. Interface encourages everyone to come with questions and bring innovative ideas and solutions – we foster a culture of learning and growing. Our uniquely designed “Path to Leadership” offers clear cut means to advancement, measured in specific metrics and attributes – but our employees are supported in making their career path their own. We are successful collectively when our team members are empowered individually.

As a progressive multi-disciplined consultancy firm, we focus on innovative engineering solutions for high-performance projects. Our work demonstrates how creative collaboration produces outstanding results for our clients and communities. 


This hybrid role will be primarily based in our Washington, DC office to support our east coast and mid-west operations but may require occasional travel to other Interface office locations including trips to our Portland, OR based headquarters. The incumbent must reside within commuting distance of Washington, DC.


Our Culture: 

At Interface, we have the company culture and work environment that you have been seeking! You’ll find a workplace with a culture of fun, and superior work/life balance benefits, expansive personal development opportunities, cutting edge technology, and great relationships. You’ll work alongside MEP industry leaders who will help you develop your own thriving career path. Our work takes us around the globe and on a steady growth curve. Our success and innovation are powered by people like you! 


Our Core Values:

Our core values capture the essence of who we are. We live and breathe them, and they inform everything we do. We are:

  • Conscientious.

  • Empowered. 

  • Respectful. 

  • Resilient.

  • Transformative. 

What You Will be Doing: 

As an Interface Engineering Systems Administrator, your duties will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Aiding our Desktop Support team to proactively manage and triage support requests from our employees and provide on-site hardware support and troubleshooting when necessary.

  • Configuring Microsoft 365/Azure and Windows Defender policies. Responding to emerging threats and security best practices. Investigating and following up with employees regarding phishing, malware, and other security incidents.

  • Auditing and monitoring on-premises and cloud-based reporting tools for overall system health and security.

  • Assisting in maintaining Microsoft Intune MDM and related policies and ensuring all Interface-owned workstations are properly enrolled in Intune.

  • Supporting administration and monitoring of on-premises Windows servers and systems. Ensuring Windows Servers are properly updated and maintained.

  • Supporting other IT Team initiatives and projects.

The Successful Candidate Should Have: 

  • 1-3 years’ experience with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365, including Exchange Online, MS Teams, Intune, and Windows Defender.

  • 1-3 years’ experience managing Windows Active Directory and Azure Active Directory. Experience with Group Policies preferred.

  • 1-3 years’ experience maintaining and monitoring Windows Server 2016+ infrastructure.

  • Exposure to VMware ESXi environments is preferred. Familiarity with VMware Horizon VDI is desirable.

  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and subnetting is desirable.

  • Experience with PowerShell or other scripting languages is preferred.

Desired Skills:

  • Reliable self-starter with strong organization/task management skills, and high attention to detail.

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Able to communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally with technical and non-technical staff and leaders.

  • Creative problem resolution and troubleshooting skills. Able to adapt and automate processes to eliminate frequent problems.

  • Able to identify potential security and system risks or enhancements and recommend proper mitigation or improvement strategies.

  • Able to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technologies and products using technical documentation, internet sources, and internal resources.

Interface Benefits and Perks:

  • Highly competitive total compensation packages.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance. Interface pays 100% of employee only premium or 80% of the premium for employee and dependents.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) – immediate accrual starts on your first day of work.

  • Paid Holidays – Nine (9) per year.

  • More Paid Time Off – All business days from Christmas to New Year’s Day.

  • 401k Retirement Plan – With profit share matching based on compensation.

  • Life Insurance – Paid for up to two times (2x) your annual pay, up to $300k. You may purchase additional personal and family life insurance.

  • Long-term Disability Insurance – Interface pays 100% of the premium, beginning after six (6) months of employment.

…. And more!


Social Equity: 

We are committed to social equity within our walls and out in our communities. We strive to be a diverse, inclusive, and responsible firm. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.  


Further, we support local business and seek out small and minority owned firms to mentor and partner with on our projects. Staff are free to design programs to get us out to clean up beaches, serve meals at shelters, or tutor school-aged kids about

engineering – using paid volunteer time.

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding role with an organization that provides a culture of safety, trust, commitment, and respect; look no further and apply now to become a member of the Interface Engineering team!

Please note:  H1-B visa sponsorship or transfer has not been approved for this position. 

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