Systems Administrator

Santa Monica, California | Freelance | Job ID #61353 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a tech company, is seeking a Systems Administrator to join the Productivity Apps team.


  • Play a critical role with administration of various Cloud Applications and maintaining our Identity Access and Management solutions
  • Provide a high level of professionalism in providing superb customer service and exercise sound judgment to provide timely resolution to difficult technical problems
  • Maintain excellent relationships with global customers, business partners and IT team members
  • Automate provisioning and deprovisioning of applications using SAML and SCIM
  • Automate repetitive tasks including the onboarding and offboarding of employees
  • Administration of various SaaS tools
  • Work with APIs to manage our tools
  • Troubleshoot complex identity and access management issues
  • Handle escalations from IT Operations staff and provide training as necessary
  • Be an advocate of knowledge sharing across IT
  • Keep up with industry best practices, trends, and standards
  • Document and maintain system administration operating procedures and best practices


  • 5-10 years of experience with end user support and Systems Administration
  • Advanced administration with identity/SSO/SAML systems in a global environment with 1000+ users; specifically with Okta
  • Advanced administration of multi-domain G Suite instances in a global environment with 1000+ users
  • The ideal candidate will have exceptional identity and access management skills
  • Advanced understanding of how Workday, Active Directory, G Suite, and Okta may work together
  • Experience automating user lifecycle management
  • Experience with LDAP protocols and Active Directory
  • Okta / G Suite certifications
  • Proficient at scripting (ex. BASH, Apple Script, Powershell, Python) is a plus
  • The ideal candidate will have exceptional Identity and Access Management skills

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.