IT Administrator

Job description

Astronomer is the commercial developer of Apache Airflow, a community-driven open-source tool that’s leading the market in data orchestration. We’re a global, venture-backed team of learners, innovators and collaborators working to build an Enterprise-grade product that makes it easy for data teams at Fortune 500’s and startups alike to adopt Apache Airflow.  Join us on our mission.

We are looking for a full-time IT administrator who will maintain our information technology systems and networks. You will perform both technical and administrative tasks to ensure functionality and efficiency of computer and telecom systems.  You'll be able to work remotely most of the time, but due to the asset distribution aspect of the role we need someone based in Cincinnati, OH.  

manage our third party IT ecosystem, including procurement, asset management, licenses, IT policies, and tech support


  • Procurement of IT equipment: source vendors, purchase equipment (e.g. computers, computer/home office accessories, software tools), and managing purchase process and payments
  • Admin for third party IT providers: Upgrading, installing, and configuring new hardware and software to meet company needs
  • Creating user accounts and performing access control for our SaaS tools
  • Help Desk: Responding in a timely manner to service issues and requests
  • IT asset management (asset tracking, anti-virus, software control)
  • Information security: Documenting processes, backing up and archiving data
  • Ensure that all these processes meet our SOC2 requirements and SOC2 controls
  • Maintaining security protocols and procedures
  • Ensure new hires go through Astronomer’s security training
  • Documenting processes
  • Keeping up to date with advancements and best practices in IT administration
  • Aiding in monitoring and maintaining networks and servers


    Job Requirements:

    • Exceptional leadership, organizational, and time management skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • 5+ years of experience as an IT Administrator or equivalent for a fast-growing startup

    Our ideal candidate has:

    • Solid knowledge of best practices in IT administration and system security
    • Extensive experience with IT systems, networks, and related technologies
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, information systems, or a related field or equivalent experience
    • Applicable professional certification/qualification

        At Astronomer, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.