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Senior Systems Administrator

STOKE Space Technologies

STOKE Space Technologies

Software Engineering, IT
Kent, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023

A thriving economy in space is needed to make life on Earth more vibrant, sustainable, and equitable. Space technology will enable global access to information, solutions to climate change, answers to global food security, products that transform healthcare, clean energy production, and more. Today, rocket launch options are slow, expensive, and unreliable. Stoke is building the world’s most efficient fully and rapidly reusable rocket designed to fly daily that will radically increase access to space and open up the space economy to safeguard our precious home, Earth.


Reusable launch systems are the key to seamlessly connecting Earth and space. An instrumental ingredient to making reusable launch vehicles is the ability to move fast. Reliable, drama-free operations of Stoke’s information systems is critical to our success. As the Senior Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for ensuring the availability, security and operations of all technical systems including servers, workstations, and software applications. You must be ready to stay focused, move fast, self-direct, and learn on the fly.


  • Exceptional command of Windows and Mac system administration
  • Strong understanding of information security principles and practices
  • Proven experience demonstrating diverse system administration competencies
  • Superb problem-solving skills and capability for root cause analysis
  • Ability to lead
  • Ability to follow
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related technical discipline


  • Server and desktop administration including:
    • Configuration and system upgrades and updates
    • Manage, monitor, maintain and document all systems
    • Implement and audit security controls and frameworks
  • Manage Active Directory, GPOs, and baseline system configurations
  • Design virtualization infrastructure (e.g., virtual machines, appliances, virtual host infrastructure)
  • Implement and maintain SaaS applications across all business needs
  • Maintain identity management including SAML/SSO integrations
  • Manage implementation, design, and maintenance of least privileged and role-based access control models
  • Perform asset management/systems inventory documentation and controls
  • Sustain patch management for servers and workstation operating systems and third-party applications
  • Audit system vulnerabilities and implementation of mitigations


  • Medical, dental, vision and basic life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Equity


Target levels:

  • Level 2 Range: $96,700 - $145,100
  • Level 3 Range: $120,900- $181,300

Equal Opportunity

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including with respect to disability and veteran status. It is committed to compliance with all equal opportunity laws, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and Title VII. It does not discriminate on the basis of nationality, race, citizenship, immigration status, or any other protected class when it comes to employment practices, including hiring.

Employment at the Company is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference and background checks, and on your ability to prove your identity and authorization to work in the U.S. for the Company. Employees must comply with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services employment verification requirements, and, therefore, they must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 at the start of employment and re-verify authorization to work periodically.

Separate from this I-9 process, this position entails access to certain technology and technical data that is restricted under U.S. export control laws and regulations. Employment or continued employment may be conditioned on your legal authorization to work with or have access to export control materials as necessary to perform your job.