System Administrator

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Granular is the leading software and analytics company for agriculture. We are revolutionizing one of the world's largest and most important industries by making farmers’ lives easier and making them more profitable. Our products help farmers get access to land, make more efficient use of inputs, and make better business decisions.  We currently have offices in San Francisco CA, Champaign IL, and Des Moines, IA.

We’re looking for a System Administrator to help build and manage computing resources at our rapidly growing Champaign office. You will be the first senior member of our IT team. You will contribute to the planning, rollout and support of network infrastructure, audio/visual and individual employee computers.  You will work closely with the Operations team to enable your colleagues to run at peak efficiency.

You will be an integral part of Granular's success, and this is a unique opportunity to accelerate your career in a fast-paced environment with a team full of passionate, committed people who are excited to transform agriculture!

What you will do:

  • Travel to our offices in CA and IA
  • Network admin (Palo Alto Networks, HPE Aruba, Ruckus Wireless, Meraki wireless, ISP management)
  • Desktop admin (OSX, Windows, Linux, Standardized images for OSX and Windows)
  • AV support (Zoom rooms, VoIP)
  • AWS support (office VPC only) and General management
  • Security management (Google SSO, LastPass, Premises, EDR management
  • Cloud App management (Google Apps, Slack, LastPass)
  • Collaborate with all offices to standardize whenever possible (Network hardware, Employee Hardware, Hardware Lifecycle)

Our ideal candidate:

  • 3+ years of IT Administration experience blended across Systems Administration, Desktop Administration, Network Administration and Tech Support
  • Proven experience in managing Windows and OSX environments
  • General knowledge of cloud software administration, particularly Google Apps and LastPass
  • Familiar with managing business networks hosted on AWS
  • Practice the art of "light touch" when planning and rolling out IT solutions, particularly security rollouts


  • At Granular, perks are more than free lunches, a stocked fridge and happy hours (which we have). We value diversity and treat every employee with a high degree of autonomy and respect
  • Have a big impact by joining a small, fast-paced and smart team. We are having fun building a great company and helping one of the most important industries in the world
  • Upward movement.  We are growing quickly and need talent who can take on increasingly challenging and rewarding roles
  • Employer sponsored medical, dental, vision
  • Open floor plan, dog-friendly offices
  • Competitive salary, bonus plan and generous 401(k) match

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