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Senior Systems Administrator

| Greater Denver Area


There are 69 million Americans who live in common interest communities and the FRONTSTEPS team is building powerful solutions to impact these residents and their community leaders. We believe that each member of the FRONTSTEPS family contributes to our end goal: helping our customers, and their communities, become safe, informed, and efficient.

As a Senior System Administrator, you’ll be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of our Denver Headquarters as well as bringing your experience of Azure, VMware and your career to advance FRONTSTEPS IT systems and projects. You’ll be responsible for driving continual improvement, scalability and best practices for systems and engineering efforts in a fast pace environment where you can make a difference and own all aspects of your work.


  • Manage the headquarters and satellite office technology stack including firewalls, switches and servers.
  • Develop and manage hardware and software vendors.
  • Monitor the network within Denver and California daily responding immediately to security, performance or usability concerns.
  • Support engineering through deployments, VM management and networking.
  • Develop and maintain the documentation of IT, Infrastructure and Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Create and verify backups of data and servers.
  • Mentor and support other more junior system administrators as well as software engineers in IT best practices.
  • Respond to and resolve help desk requests.
  • Provide technical support for both hardware and software issues our users encounter.
  • Audio and Visual equipment setup for meetings.
  • Responsible for project work, scoping and estimates within IT.
  • Is responsible for asset management and maintenance/warranty due diligence.
  • On call support and maintenance.
  • Demonstrates positive attitude and acts professionally with tight deadlines with other departments and teams within the business.

Required Qualifications and Experiences:

  • 7+ years’ experience in related roles.
  • 5+ years’ VMWare experience.
  • Active Directory / Azure Active Directory.
  • Windows Server Administration.
  • Network Security management with such things as central anti-virus, email and gateway systems.
  • 4+ years’ experience with CI/CD approaches and deployments
  • 4+ years’ experience with PowerShell scripting.
  • Working knowledge of IP Routing and vLANS.
  • Experience in managing, WatchGuard, Cisco and Sophos.
  • Certifications: VMWare and or Microsoft equivalent.
  • 4+ Enterprise Application Support with programs such as Salesforce, Zendesk or similar SaaS products.
  • Experience with Storage deployments, decommissions and migrations of data centers.
  • Experience in managing ubuntu/Debian environments.
  • 2+ years’ experience in SQL Cluster administration.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in managing a BYOD environment with Mac’s.
  • Masergy/Polycom VOIP.
  • Kubernetes and/or Docker experience.
  • Azure Pipelines and GitHub experience
  • Azure DevOps / Visual studio team services.
  • Experience automating cloud (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) platform configuration.
  • Experience with Atlassian software products.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • RedisDatabases


Our office is at 12th & Broadway near Civic Center. Tons of lunch options (Torchy's, Zep's, BurgerFi), a bus stop & a short walk from RTD at 16th & CA

An Insider's view of FRONTSTEPS

How does your team reward individual success?

We established a recognition program for our teams to acknowledge peer to peer award for individuals who go above and beyond. Plus, monthly & quarterly contests for gift cards & team lunch. FRONTSTEPS Managers are invested in seeing that we continue to provide a thriving, exciting, and supportive culture which focuses on innovation & growth.

Marina Vilaysane

Director of Operations

What projects are you most excited about?

I’m excited about the new platform that we’re launching. And we're building rich new customer experiences w/ some household brand names. We're clearly the leader in our industry, but we aren’t taking that for granted. Every client, resident & partner who sees our new products are super impressed. It’s a fun position to be in.

Matt DeWolf

Vice President of Product

What does career growth look like on your team?

At FRONTSTEPS, we all work together to build new products and solutions. Career growth is about working with the entire team around you to expand your knowledge base into new areas that may be out of your comfort zone. And the great thing that that we do this while delivering new, exciting products to the market.

Judy Jensen

VP of Product

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

My team has the freedom to make creative choices every day. And because the entire FRONTSTEPS leadership team shares this value and we all trust the fail forward concept, there's an atmosphere of entrepreneurship across departments. Ideas from everyone are celebrated, iterated upon, and ultimately implemented.

Eric Waldinger

Chief Marketing Officer

What is your vision for the company?

Our vision is to change the conversation around HOA software and be a catalyst in opening up communication between neighbors, HOA Boards and community associations. We are building more than a company, it’s truly an effort to develop a culture of growth and excellence as a team.

Jamie Clymer


What are FRONTSTEPS Perks + Benefits

FRONTSTEPS Benefits Overview

The benefits of working for FRONTSTEPS are endless! Joining our team means opportunities to be daring and innovative ... every day! You can be part of the engagement team and foster our cool culture with events, outings, and parties. We just rolled out an awesome new program that allows employees to recognize other employees for going the extra mile. Led by employees, for employees it's just one example of what it means to be a FRONTSTEPPER! Oh, and there are a ton of other benefits like health care and beer Fridays ... KEEP reading to find out.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Company-sponsored short and long term disability benefits.
Dental Benefits
The FRONTSTEPS plan covers 100% of preventative care. We have options that include orthodontia coverage.
Vision Benefits
Our competitive vision plan covers 100% of a basic exam, with a copay. Plus, contact lens and eyeglass frame benefits.
Health Insurance Benefits
FRONTSTEPS offers a PPO and a qualified high-deductible plan with FSA and HSA options.
Onsite Gym
The gym is clean and features stair masters, free weights, treadmills, and more ...
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
FRONTSTEPS dress code includes Hawaiian Shirt Day, Fan-dom Day, and Ugly Sweater Day. Oh, and all the other days, you can wear whatever is comfy and casual!
Commuter Benefits
RTD pass allowance is offered to all our employees!
Company Outings
Rockies games, ax throwing, bowling ... the FRONTSTEPS team is all about exploring and taking advantage of the cool stuff Denver has to offer!
Stocked Kitchen
Between ping pong games & foosball, there are snacks galore in our Cantina. Boulder chips, sun chips, granola bars, fruit snacks, and oatmeal. Fresh fruit replenished daily, bubbly water, and soda!
Happy Hours
Every Friday at 4:30!
Underground parking ... FRONTSTEPS pays a generous (and I mean, generous) portion of the cost to park in our building. No need to walk outside, eveh!
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Indoor, on-site parking and gym. Supportive environment. Fun, friendly atmosphere with start-up energy and plenty of adult leadership to drive success.

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