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Project Engineer

Varsity Technologies San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: September 26, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

About the company:

Varsity is a Bay Area technology services company providing IT solutions to organizations who deliver positive social impact in California. Our clients span educational institutions, non-profits, healthcare, and mission-driven businesses. We are a B-Corporation focused on providing a great, supportive experience for not only our clients, but for our employees and families as well. We pride ourselves in helping our clients utilize technology to improve their mission. When you join us, you will be a part of that purpose. You will work with great people who care about their clients and the good that those clients strive to achieve.

Varsity is seeking a highly motivated Project IT Engineer. This is an excellent fit for a dynamic individual who is a mission-driven customer-focused technology troubleshooter and implementation specialist. To be successful in this role, you should be able to understand, scope, consult and implement technology projects for our customers.

You will touch a ton of different technologies in this very dynamic role. Be prepared to learn and grow!


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the technology projects end to end for our client projects, which may include, but are not limited to: deployment and implementation of new services, software, or infrastructure, settings across user endpoints and networks
  • Be a part of the troubleshooting escalation team for tier 3 tickets
  • Implement and support the technology side of onboarding new managed services clients
  • Find opportunities for consulting work with our current customers
  • Work with a team of IT Consultants and project managers to design technology project plans and meet project goals and budgets


  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive IT technology experience from internal to a direct customer facing role
  • Minimum of 3 years of client facing work
  • Proven track record of successful technology project implementation
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and multiple client demands while maintaining a high-quality level of customer service
  • Flexibility to meet dynamic scheduling demands

Strong leadership, strategic implementation, communication, and technology planning skills

Ability to travel between client sites and physically deploy server and network equipment. Working knowledge of basic branch office network implementation and administration concepts such as:

  • TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, WAN, VPN (LAN, WAN, wireless, routing, switching, VPN)
  • AD, GPO
  • Preferred but not required:
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in information systems, project management or a related field
  • Prior experience as a Systems Administrator, NOC Administrator
  • MSP experience a plus
  • Certifications and/or practical work experience in:
  1. Windows Server 2008-2019 deployment and administration
  1. Virtualization technologies such as Citrix Virtual Apps and Remote Desktop backend implementation and administration
  1. Large-scale email and file migrations
  1. Office 365 administration
  1. Google Apps administration
  1. Cisco and Meraki network administration
  1. FortiGate administration and/or Fortinet NSE 1, 2, 3 and 4 certifications
  1. VMware administration/certification
  1. Mobile Device Management administration
  1. Veeam Backup and Replication administration/certification
  1. VOIP implementation and deployment

This position could be a great fit if you are:

  • Passionate about learning new things and finding the answers
  • Appreciate and desire open communication and transparency
  • Creative with resources and able to adapt to varying/changing situations
  • Great at working and interacting with people in-person and on the phone
  • Skilled at managing multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-pace environment
  • Sense of humor, sees the positive side of life
  • Proactive, responsive, and responsible
  • Always looking to excel in what you do
  • Always open to teaching and learning
  • Relentless in providing service to others
  • Constantly seeking opportunities to collaborate
  • A natural problem solver with a strong sense of ownership

Compensation based on experience. Varsity Technologies offers a high-quality benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) safe harbor plans, and an array of work/life benefit options.

Varsity Technologies is an equal opportunity employer looking to develop a diverse workforce that shares in our corporate and community values. In accordance with applicable law, Varsity Technologies does not discriminate in hiring or otherwise in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.


Varsity Technologies


San Francisco, CA