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UncommonGoods Systems Administrator in Brooklyn, New York

Systems Administrator at Uncommon Goods (View all jobs)

Brooklyn, NY


  • Uncommon Goods offers a constantly evolving assortment of original, creative gifts. We partner with independent makers and small businesses to offer our customers an assortment of items that they love to surprise loved ones with (and treat themselves, too)!

  • We are built on better business practices and committed to having a positive impact on people and the planet. Learn morehere (https://www.uncommongoods.com/our-story) .

  • The best part of Uncommon Goods is us—our team. We've been around for over 20 years because of all the wonderful people who make UG the one-of-a-kind company it is.

Learn more about ourproducts (https://www.uncommongoods.com/our-products) ,B Corp (https://www.uncommongoods.com/our-story) certification,guiding principles (https://www.uncommongoods.com/blog/2019/uncommon-values-our-guiding-principles/) ,Better to Give (https://www.uncommongoods.com/all/better) program, andteam members (https://www.uncommongoods.com/staff-bios) you might be working with.Hear (https://aaronkwittken.com/brand-on-purpose/uncommon-goods-dave-bolotsky) about Uncommon Goods from our Founder and CEO.


We work hard and love to build great technology. The technology team is always working with the newest technologies and each team member is encouraged to spend time on research and development weekly, as well as take multiple training opportunities each year. We have flexible work schedules and promote career growth. We frequently host fun events for team-bonding including bar crawls, ping-pong, Nerf-wars, video games, and basketball.


We are looking for a motivated, smart, and detailed Systems Administrator with an interest in networking to join our fun, diverse, and laid-back environment. As a Systems Administrator, you will maintain and support all servers and networks for all UncommonGoods departments daily. You thrive when given freedom and flexibility to learn and improve your tech skills as you upgrade the UncommonGoods infrastructure and further advance your career.

We’re looking for someone who’s passionate about technology and thrives when working independently and as well as with others. You enjoy the freedom of a self-directed position, while working with mentors who encourage and promote growth. You are reliable and able to assist in off-hours emergencies and embody strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.


  • Knowledge in Cisco networking infrastructure while continuously learning and implementing improvements

  • Support Windows, Linux and Mac OS and servers

  • Administer and support Office 365 suite

  • Work with virtualization solutions such as VMware

  • Maintain network security and policies (Antivirus, GPO, Proxies)

  • Perform and maintain system backups

  • Support and configure printers and peripherals with Windows and Linux (CUPS)

  • Lead all aspects of and maintain the overall company network, workstations, printers, phones, and laptops

  • Coordinate and resolve service tickets on Jira Service Desk

  • Document and maintain Standard Operating Procedures in wiki


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or professional experience equivalent

  • 3 + years of experience in technical role

  • Strong networking knowledge and experience, including wireless, routing, subnets, UDP, TCP, IP and VLANs preferred

  • Knowledge in Office 365 administration

  • Experience working in a multiplatform (Windows/Linux/Mac) environment

  • Experience working on Microsoft operating systems, Active Directory & Domain architecture, GPOs, NTFS permissions, DNS, OS security, and systems patching

  • Effective oral, presentation, and written communication skills

  • Familiarity with vendor management

  • Solid grasp of the following languages a plus (Python, VBScript, or PowerShell)

  • Must be willing to work onsite at our Brooklyn office location


  • The benefits package includes subsidized medical/dental insurance premiums, generous PTO, paid family leave, and 401(k) with company match.

  • Casual work atmosphere, fun company events. (Thanks to our team's creativity, we've devised ways to feel connected remotely, too, and it's still fun.)

  • 40% discount on our products.

  • Professional development/educational reimbursement.

  • Public transportation and Citi Bike subsidies.

  • Safe working environment. Many of our COVID-19 protocols exceed NYC and NYS safety standards. Those who can are working remotely. In our office and warehouse, COVID-19 testing is required of all new hires and monthly for all on-site team members; PPE, including masks and gloves, is required; and workspaces provide recommended social distancing.

We are only accepting applicants located in the Tri-State area

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, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.