Austin, TX, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 04/28/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 205 Brazos Street, Austin, TX, 78701

About uShip is the world’s largest and most trusted transportation marketplace primarily serving the freight, household goods and vehicle shipping markets. Consumers and businesses can compare and book upfront quotes, name their own price or receive auction style bids from over 225,000 customer-reviewed Transportation Service Providers, ranging from independent owner-operators to the largest freight carriers and brokers.

Job Description

uShip is seeking a talented individual to join our team as a full time SENIOR SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR. This individual will be a part of the uShip infrastructure team.  If you are a motivated, smart, and driven individual who wants to work in an energetic and entrepreneurial environment with outstanding career and growth opportunities, then this is the opportunity for you!

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot Windows and Linux servers.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot corporate network infrastructure.
  • Support corporate and remote offices as well as highly available cloud environments.
  • Responsible for security patching and updating of servers on a monthly basis or as needed.
  • Responsible for backups, documentation, and research.
  • Available to participate in on-call rotation.
  • Able to work nights, weekends, or as needed (on a limited basis) to resolve problems or complete projects.
  • Reports to the IT Services Manager.

  • 7-8 years of experience as a system/network administrator working with Linux and Windows and/or corporate network infrastructure (switches, routers, firewalls, wireless).
  • Experience with complex configuration of O365, Active Directory and Google Suite.
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and technologies, AWS preferred (VPC, EC2, ALB, etc.)
  • Ability to troubleshoot systems and software that are unfamiliar.
  • Solid understanding of networking and firewall concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of VMware, SANs, scripting languages and iptables.
  • Desire to learn about new or existing technology.
  • Ability to communicate in a timely and effective manner.
  • Able to work within a small team and independently on projects.
  • Serve as IT Services support escalation point.

  • Proficient in at least one scripting language i.e. Python, PHP, Shell, Perl, Batch, etc.
  • Cisco NGFW and/or Palo Alto firewalls experience a plus.
  • Cisco Meraki wireless administration experience a plus.
  • Exchange, WDS, IIS and WSUS experience helpful.
  • Okta or other IDP services experience a plus.
  • MS AzureAD, InTune/Autopilot experience a plus.
  • Certifications (CCNA, AWS SA, LPIC, VCP, MCSA, etc.) a plus. 

uShip is a global online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider.  uShip makes it quicker, easier, and more affordable to ship large or bulky items. Consumers and businesses can compare and book bids from hundreds of thousands of customer-reviewed transportation service providers, ranging from independent owner-operators to the largest freight carriers and brokers. From cars to cranes and furniture to freight, our straightforward and transparent platform helps people, businesses, e-commerce sellers, and multinational logistics companies ship with greater speed and efficiency. Customers save money and service providers make money using their empty cargo space – everyone wins!

We welcome diversity in all its forms, and believe we’re better collaborators, strategizers, and thinkers because of it. We show pride in our community by giving back and working with local charities. uShip is an equal opportunity employer. We are inspired to find candidates who embody our Core Values. uShip prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, parental status, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.   

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.