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IT Systems Administrator & Security Lead

for Planet Federal in Washington, DC USA

 

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About Us:

 

We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

 

Planet Federal is a subsidiary of Planet Labs Inc. (Planet).  Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to decision-makers in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. Planet is a space company and data company all rolled into one.

 

Planet Federal works with U.S. government customers to use Planet's data and machine learning-powered analytics to develop new technologies, power research, and understand some of our world?s toughest challenges.

 

We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we are iterating in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth.

 

Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.

 

The Role:

  • Lead all internal IT related functions (what we call CorpEng) at Planet Labs Federal. This includes:
  • Administration of Single-Sign-On (SSO) and provisioning of users to various cloud systems.
  • Acting as the Information System Security Officer (ISSO) and ensuring compliance with all monitoring and auditing requirements.
  • Coordinate with IT Security and Systems Administration at Planet Federal?s parent company, Planet Inc, as appropriate.
  • Address security issues by conducting continual monitoring, vulnerability assessments and log analysis.
  • Assist the full Planet Federal team effort to create, improve or automate processes and/or tools.
  • Track new technology and identify areas of improvement in current systems, then work across Planet to develop a roadmap and budget for improvements.

 

The Must Haves:

  • Bachelor?s degree in computer science, or a related field, or equivalent years of experience.
  • 6-8 years of combined IT and security work experience. 
  • Experience in building or re-architecting end-to-end IT Systems solutions for small-to-medium size companies.
  • Ability to quickly understand security threats, vulnerabilities, and implement remediation techniques.
  • Team-oriented interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles (IT and business personnel).
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills.
  • Eligibility for U.S. Security Clearance.
  • Security+ Certification (or equivalent).

 

The Nice-to-Haves:

  • Experience working in a Startup environment
  • Practical knowledge of the latest web application security issues and security trends
  • Cloud Security knowledge of AWS and Google Cloud
  • CISSP, OSCP, OSCE and GIAC certifications desired
  • Proactive, organized, analytical, detail-oriented, and persistent

 

Some press about us:

Our CEO, Will Marshall's Dreamforce Talk

"Tiny Satellites ushering in the New Space Revolution" Bloomberg Businessweek

"The All-Seeing Eye in the Sky video" Bloomberg Businessweek video

"Planet And Rocket Lab Create Mission Patch To Honor Women In Aerospace" ?Planet Blog

 

Join Us:

 

We are committed to building a diverse team and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We invest in the best people and treat them right. We offer competitive compensation plans that are commensurate with experience and have great benefits. Our sales team enjoys an aggressive variable commission plan that rewards for achievement.

 

Send us your cover letter and resume to HR@federal.planet.com, detailing your related experience as well as why you are interested in Planet Federal.  Candidates without relevant Federal sales experience, imagery, geospatial or geographic-related experience need not apply.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

I understand that failure to reveal any prior employer, or giving false or misleading information by me on any part of this Application for Employment can result in disqualification for employment consideration or, if hired, may be grounds for termination from the company or its subsidiaries. I understand that if I am hired, my employment is for no definite time and may be terminated at any time without prior notice.

 

We participate in e-verify and support immigrant and employee rights. Please see the following attachments for more details.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

I understand that failure to reveal any prior employer, or giving false or misleading information by me on any part of this Application for Employment can result in disqualification for employment consideration or, if hired, may be grounds for termination from the company or its' subsidiaries. I understand that if I am hired, my employment is for no definite time and may be terminated at any time without prior notice.

We participate in e-verify and support immigrant and employee rights. Please see the following attachments for more details.

https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/ E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf

https://www.e-verif y.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/IER_RighttoWo rkPoster.pdf

Job Info

  • Job Category: Other / Miscellaneous

    Location: Washington, DC USA

    Zip Code: 20010

    Posted on: 12/02/2019

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