Systems Administrator

$75,000 - $95,000 yearly
  • Cardinal Peak
  • Lafayette, CO, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Systems Administrator

Cardinal Peak is seeking a talented and experienced Systems Administrator with at least 3 years of experience as a technical administrator for hardware, operating systems and network management.

Check out our website,, for more information. 

Cardinal Peak is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to continually building a diverse team of high-caliber people.


  • Provide 1st and 2nd level user support

  • Provide 1st and 2nd level infrastructure support

  • Systems and infrastructure health monitoring

  • Install, configure, and maintain operating systems and application software

  • Participate in design and review of internal IT related processes


  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2016 administration

  • Windows 10 and macOS administration

  • Ubuntu Server and Desktop (latest LTS) administration

  • VMware ESXi administration

  • PFSense administration or FreeBSD's Packet Filter experience

  • Extensive networking (IPv4) experience (VoIP, QoS, VLANs, IPv6 a bonus)

  • Scripting experience (PowerShell, Python, Bash)

Bonus points if you have:

  • Git experience (including Bitbucket, Github, or GitLab)

  • Atlassian JIRA administration

  • Jenkins administration

  • Docker/Kubernetes administration

  • Linux KVM/libvirt/virsh experience

A little about Cardinal Peak

Cardinal Peak believes in engineering client success. We are a 17-year-old, privately held product development engineering firm headquartered in Boulder county. We have helped 300+ clients, ranging from start-up to Fortune 100 organizations, solve hard problems for their IoT and video/audio products.

Our team’s broad range of expertise includes server/web, mobile applications, embedded software and hardware. We excel at delivering complete end-to-end solutions and pride ourselves on maintaining a nimble environment that can adapt to our customers’ needs. Employees of Cardinal Peak are smart, innovative, challenged and rewarded. We work together to solve the most complex engineering problems using cutting-edge technology. We showcase our talents together in our dynamic, flexible work environment that allows us to thrive in our careers.

The Cake

Time off:  20 days of PTO, plus 9 paid holidays off/year

Benefits:  Medical, dental & vision coverage offered. 401k matching with 100% immediate vesting, life insurance and long term disability

Respect: We hire experienced professionals and treat you as such with a flexible work environment

Location: Relaxed office with access to restaurants and convenient commute from anywhere in the Greater Boulder Area

Refreshments: Abundant and fancy, with options for the caffeine aficionado and the seltzer-lover alike

The Icing

Fitness: Company-paid membership to the gym across the street

Food: Bagel Tuesday, Free Friday lunches, Lunch-and-Learns, BBQs

Fun: Social hours, running group, witty banter

Finally: Candy.  (See gym membership)


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