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Yext // providing brand-verified answers to consumer questions
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2020
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The ultimate source for official answers about a business online should be the business itself. However, when consumers ask questions on company websites, too often they are left in the dark with wrong answers. Yext (NYSE: YEXT), the Search Experience Cloud, solves this problem by organizing a business's facts so it can provide official answers to consumer questions wherever people search. Starting with the company website, then extending across search engines & voice assistants, businesses around the world, like Taco Bell, Marriott, & Jaguar Land Roveras well as organizations like the U.S. State Departmenttrust Yext to radically improve the search experience on their websites & across the entire search ecosystem.

As a Senior IT Engineer, you will be responsible for the maintenance & support of systems such as: JAMF, GSuite, OKTA, Zendesk & Microsoft Intune. You have architected entirely new JAMF & OKTA deployments & have executed these deployments for enterprise organizations. You understand the complexities of doing so & how Jamf, Okta & G-Suite compare to the alternatives. You will be an escalation point for Level 1 support staff, handling the complex requests that come through our ITSM system (Zendesk) on a regular basis. You are highly technical & are comfortable problem solving across a range of devices. You're a fast learner & great communicator who can support the technology needs of various groups within the organization. The ability to effectively document your work is critical to your success. 

What Youll Do 

  • Experience developing & maintaining scripts in scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or Powershell 
  • Administers & maintains existing device management frameworks (Jamf, Intune) & identity management solutions (OKTA, AD) 
  • Reviews & applies security patching best practices & performs proactive performance monitoring & tuning 
  • Manage entire lifecycle of systems (i.e. Apple Mac OS/iOS, Windows) 
  • Supports Gmail configuration & mailbox management including email routing, spam filtering (SPF/DMARC) & forensics 
  • Ability to work collaboratively & quickly shift focus in a dynamic, fast-paced environment 
  • Comprehensive knowledge & hands on experience with Windows OS, Mac OS, Active Directory, Google Administration, OktaJamf, AWS, MSFT Azure Intune, & other SaaS enterprise cloud-based services 
  • Provide technical leadership, mentorship, & guidance to the Level 1 support team as well as cross functional teams 

What You Have 

  • 5+ years experience as a Jamf Pro administrator 
  • 5 years or more using GSuite on an administrator level 
  • Experience with mapping APIs; Google, Okta, Zendesk, Zoom 
  • Experience integrating different SaaS systems to enhance the environment 
  • Experience building custom SSO integrations (SAML, OAUTH, WS-FED/WS-TRUST) in Okta 
  • Familiarity with all recent releases of macOS (Mojave, Catalina). (Features, patching, etc.) 
  • Experience with scripting (Python, PowerShell,Bash) 
  • MacOS system (hardware) & application (software) installation & configuration experience required 
  • Prior experience managing a scaling infrastructure of internal Apple SUS 
  • First-hand experience with administration & architecture of Jamf Pro 
  • Demonstrated abilities to prioritize & manage multiple assignments in a fast-paced. environment to meet deadlines with efficiency & accuracy 
  • Strong problem solving, organization & project management skills, with a willingness & desire to take responsibility, accountability and ownershi 
  • Ability to work outside of normal working hours to complete tasks, including occasional weekends/evenings 
  • Proactive & self-motivated in approach to work tasks 
  • Good written & verbal communications skills 
  • Experience with an ITSM system; Zendesk preferred 
  • Excellent ability to build supporting documentation (such as business and/or technical requirements, final design and/or support guides for automation, self-service, compliance, customization) 
  • DevOps Tools experience: GitHub, Jenkins, Stash 

Bonus Points 

  • Collaborative Works well in a highly collaborative environment; is humble, respectful of others, & a good communicator 
  • Accountable Delivers high quality & accurate results; displays a high level of ownership; can be counted on to deliver on commitments 
  • Resourceful Highly effective & disciplined in achieving goals; shows initiative & good judgment 
  • Adaptive Comfortable with ambiguity & change; able to set priorities in a changing environment; flexible & open to new ideas 

Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetics, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or nonbinary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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