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Full-Time

Systems Engineer

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Benchling

Benchling

501-1,000 employees

Cloud-based biotech R&D platform

Food & Agriculture

Compensation Overview

$153.3k - $207.3kAnnually

+ Equity

Senior, Expert

San Francisco, CA, USA

Category
Network Administration
System Administration
IT & Security
Required Skills
TCP/IP
PowerShell
Python
Communications
AWS
Terraform
Development Operations (DevOps)
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in systems engineering/infrastructure/IT with a comprehensive background in Mac/Windows environments, network administration, AWS, and IAM
  • Familiarity with enterprise network management tooling like Meraki and the underlying protocols and technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, WAN/LAN, OSPF, BGP)
  • Experienced with Windows 10/11/Server, Active Directory, Microsoft SCCM/Intune, and network and configuration management tools
  • Proficient in implementing, managing, and scaling IAM solutions, specifically Okta
  • Solid understanding of PowerShell, Python, Ruby or other scripting languages for automation and configuration
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of engaging effectively with both technical teams and non-technical stakeholders
Responsibilities
  • Administer and optimize Windows-based systems, ensuring stability, security, and efficiency across the fleet
  • Manage network infrastructure, including configuration, troubleshooting, and optimization of WAP’s, routers, switches, firewalls, and VPN to support a high-availability, high-performance multi-site corporate network
  • Implement and maintain IAM solutions, particularly using Okta, to streamline access requests and enhance our security posture across the organization
  • Develop and enforce policies for network and endpoint security, in alignment with our security partners, industry best practices, and regulatory compliance standards
  • Oversee the deployment, maintenance, and troubleshooting of endpoint and networking issues, providing technical support and incident resolution
  • Lead and execute projects for system upgrades, migrations, and integrations, ensuring minimal disruption to ongoing business operations
  • Collaborate with Business Technology team members and cross-functional departments to align IT infrastructure with business strategies and project requirements
  • Mentor junior engineers and peers, fostering a culture of learning and continuous improvement
  • Leverage modern DevOps engineering best practices—including Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Terraform, SaltStack, Puppet, log aggregation, monitoring, telemetry, alerting, and automation—to scale and optimize business critical IT functions and services

Benchling is an excellent workplace for those passionate about biotechnology and seeking a collaborative environment. This company's cloud-based platform supports a wide range of biotech R&D activities in sectors like biopharmaceuticals, agritech, and gene therapy. It empowers scientists to innovate and streamline processes, from design to product development, enhancing productivity and breakthroughs in the field.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$412M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

9%

2 year growth

14%

Benefits

Four months of fully paid parental leave

401(k) plan

Remote working stipend

Yearly company-wide retreat

Monthly gym and wellness stipend

Commuter benefits

100% premiums covered for health, dental, and vision

Weekly company social events

Flexible PTO and company-wide winter holiday shutdown