IT Infrastructure Administrator (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 12 million students worldwide, is seeking an IT Infrastructure Administrator. In this role, you will join a small team focused on making the lives of our coworkers easier by providing them with the technology they need and maintaining infrastructure they use. You’ll be troubleshooting servers, implementing new systems and processes, and help manage the office’s entire IT infrastructure.


  • Implementing IT designs to fulfill cross-team technical requirements
  • Create documentation and technical specifications for IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure
  • Administer both physical and cloud-based IT infrastructure
  • Assist with inventory management of all servers
  • Working closely with the Cyber Security Team to maintain secure systems and processes
  • Deploying, managing and monitoring virtual machines, hosts, and networks in a virtualized environment using VMWare
  • Automating repeatable tasks
  • 24x7 on-call rotation for critical system issues


  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to all stakeholders, including those who do not have a technical background
  • Deep knowledge in shell scripting (bash, python, perl, etc)
  • Experience managing Linux systems
  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef is a plus
  • Experience with AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure is a plus
  • Experience troubleshooting complicated systems and problems
  • Excellent writing/documentation skills


IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 500,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 12 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

At IXL, we’re passionate about our mission of creating the best educational technology that improves learning for all students. We bring that same passion to creating a workplace that values diversity on the basis that all of us bring a unique perspective and experience that advances IXL’s mission.

We strive to increase diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, and physical or mental ability and to continually promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work.

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Mid Level

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