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Infrastructure and Operations Systems Administrator



IT, Other Engineering, Operations
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!

This role is part of Enterprise Technology (ET), where we’re developing the digital infrastructure needed to build the road to space, with an emphasis on digital capabilities required to advance Blue Origin’s mission. Enterprise Technology is the center of excellence for digital technology at Blue Origin, providing oversight and governance to align technology and business strategies.

You will be a member of the Enterprise Technology Infrastructure and Operations team, which is focused on cloud management & security, datacenter operations, identity and access, PKI, email, storage, backups, and privileged access management. As part of a diverse and hardworking team of experts, you will contribute to these and other technologies. You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, contributing to innovative solutions, while demonstrating personal leadership, technical competence, and attention to detail.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support aspects of infrastructure and operations, including availability, reliability, security, performance, and monitoring related functions.
  • Solution delivery and support of a wide range of services within Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real-time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Provide sustainable and repeatable solutions and processes always with an eye on improvement.
  • Sharing knowledge and experience in performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and engineering standard methodologies.
  • Drive and lead improvements across the technology spectrum.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Available to support flexible work hours to support various mission objectives.
  • Able to travel to our other Blue Origin facilities to support mission objectives as needed.
  • Regular participation in on-call rotation.


  • Diverse background in all aspects of information technology.
  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in information systems or computer science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in IT administration and/or SRE within IT administration/engineering.
  • Experience with O365 and other cloud technologies.
  • Expert level automation and scripting skills.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, network layers, DNS, and other fundamentals of IT.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.


  • Familiarity with cyber security principles such as JIT access, JEA access, and privileged access management.
  • Experience with modern authentication, MFA, and single sign-on technologies.
  • Experience with PKI, Azure,\Entra ID and other SaaS solutions.
  • Experience with modern storage solutions including AWS S3, SMB, and NFS.

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $104,490-$146,286

Other site ranges may differ

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

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