Senior Information Systems Engineer at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Posted in Management 6 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

At SOM, we aspire to create the most impactful work; and great work requires great people. We are a collective of architects, engineers, designers, and urbanists committed to shaping a better future for our planet. We assemble creative, interdisciplinary teams that work as dynamic studios with all the resources and diversity of a global firm.  We seek to foster the best across all fields and levels of experience—those who are passionate about excellence, integrity, respect, inclusivity, and collaboration.  Together we can achieve great things.

Success at SOM Means 

  • Ideas:  Our highest aspirations go beyond known solutions and models.  We are constantly innovating and attempting to bring new approaches, solutions and processes to our work. 

  • Knowledge:  We are not expected to know everything, but rather to passionately pursue answers.  It is vital that we listen intently and are proactive about learning, integrating new skills and deepening our knowledge. 

  • Deliverables: We strive for excellence in the concept, quality, and delivery of our work. 

  • Individual: We believe in the individual and the wealth of attributes, skills, and knowledge that a person can develop and contribute. 

  • Team: Our design ethos is founded on the principle of interdisciplinary integration.  We foster a positive team culture in which everyone collaborates openly towards common goals. We proactively reconcile the goals and priorities of SOM and clients while fostering opportunities for design and technical excellence in alignment with the firm’s ethos. 

  • Firm:  We believe in a meritocracy of ideas.  We are a collective that looks to everyone to actively contribute to the design discourse in the office. 

Position Responsibilities

SOM is looking for an experienced Senior Information Systems Engineer to join our Information Systems team. This role will be critical in helping us 1) reform and update our approach to app management and 2) navigate the continual shift of apps and services to the cloud. The ideal candidate has a robust understanding of application deployment and maintenance technologies and has demonstrated experience working on a distributed/global scale. He or she is equally comfortable solving complex back-end problems while having excellent outward communication and bedside manner. A successful candidate will also have a genuine passion for technology and continual learning.

  • Deploy, maintain, and support enterprise applications on a global scale, with an emphasis on scripting and automation

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex application problems independently

  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects, communicate with stakeholders, and produce results

  • Strong communications and documentation skills

  • Clear and efficient coordination with team members, end-users, and vendors

  • Root cause analysis

  • Self-motivation

  • Ability to work remotely

  • Participate in on-call rotation

  • Follow industry-standard security best practices

  • Work on projects as assigned (Jira)

  • Work on tickets as assigned (ServiceNow)

  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2-5 years experience managing enterprise applications in distributed and hybrid environments

  • 2-5 years experience using scripting and automation to manage enterprise applications

  • Familiarity with deployment, maintenance, and user management on the following software platforms: G Suite, Zoom, Slack, Autodesk, Microsoft 365, Salesforce

  • Experience using APIs for platforms such as those listed above

  • Experience with Python and PowerShell

  • G Suite / Google Workspace Admin experience

  • App management in both Windows and Linux server environments

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience deploying and managing applications in a VDI or DaaS environment

  • G Suite / Google Workspace Admin Certification

  • Experience managing applications in Okta

  • Experience with user provisioning and de-provisioning using SCIM

  • Experience with LDAP

  • Experience with Terraform

  • Experience working with Git and GitHub

  • Knowledge of additional scripting languages


  • Experience with SCCM and/or Chocolatey

  • Experience with web hosting, WordPress, and LAMP stack

  • Experience with PKI

    Experience with software specific to the AEC industry


SOM offers opportunities to work on transformational projects, competitive salaries, health insurance, wellness, retirement and financial and other work/life plans.

At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline:

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