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IT ManagerSan Francisco, California, United States

InfluxData

IT Manager

San Francisco | California | United States

We are looking for our first IT Manager to join us to own, manage and scale our IT infrastructure. With a customer centric mindset, you play a crucial role in monitoring, scaling, and continuously enhancing our infrastructure, which is mostly cloud based (minimal physical IT infrastructure). InfluxData has about half of our workforce distributed across the US and in Europe, so making sure we're able to work together seamlessly from a technical perspective is of paramount importance. If you have experience managing IT and are excited to be the first member of the team to fully own IT operations at a fast-growing startup and deeply impact the company's success, employee experience and overall business, we'd love to talk to you! This is an in-house role in our San Francisco office. Local candidates only please.
What you bring to the role:
  • A driven, customer-centric individual with a passion for creating and maintaining an excellent IT environment, with an eye towards continuous improvement
  • Aware of the impact of IT on an overall satisfying employee experience
  • An innovative problem solver
  • Self-directed and take ownership
  • Proactive, looking for ways to prevent issues, automate and enhance regularly
  • Empathetic, patient and able to build healthy relationships across the company

Your background and experience:
  • +5 years of experience providing IT support, managing and implementing IT infrastructures
  • +2 years of experience fully managing IT infrastructure
  • Experience in a startup environment important!
  • Proven superb diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of all aspects of our IT environment, including Mac/Linux/Windows systems and software , Google email and docs, iPads, AV equipment (especially important), printers, etc
  • Extensive experience with and troubleshooting skills in networking (both wired and Wi-Fi) and networking technologies
  • Experience with enterprise security, compliance posture and management, including multi-factor authentication
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

What you'll be doing:
  • Manage all IT functions, supporting InfluxData's systems in a fast-paced startup environment (network, Google Enterprise, business applications/accounts, zoom/video conferencing, etc)
  • Provide desktop support to local and remote employees
  • Manage physical inventory of IT hardware (MDM, JAMF)
  • With a proactive approach, identify and address technical issues across the company
  • Establish and manage security posture
  • Evaluate and manage vendor relationships and tools to continually improve the IT experience.
  • Balance long term projects with an excellent customer experience on the employee side
  • Assisting with achieving SOC 2 and/or ISO 27001 certifications


InfluxData provides a modern time series platform that has been designed from the ground up to handle metrics and events (time-series data). The InfluxData platform is built on the open source projects - Telegraf, InfluxDB, Chronograf, and Kapacitor. We're backed by Mayfield Fund, Trinity Ventures, and Battery Ventures. We offer fantastic benefits including:
  • Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents
  • Company contribution to FSA and Commuter benefits
  • Open PTO - take the time you need
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k (non matching)
  • ....and more!
InfluxData is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. InfluxData does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job board or directly to employees. InfluxData will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.

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