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Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States (on-site)
22 days ago
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Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States (on-site)
22 days ago


Reporting to the Senior Director of IT, the Senior Systems Administrator will be a member of our Infrastructure team responsible for managing our endpoints, servers, AWS and Azure IaaS and private cloud platforms. This role will be a leader for integrating and automating our many platforms and tools, driving automatic endpoint provisioning and working to simplify processes such as identity management and application provisioning/deprovisioning.

This role must be based in one of our office locations in Lexington, MA, San Diego, CA or London, UK. Our office-based employees follow a hybrid schedule of 4 days in the office, and 1 day remote.

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Administer and streamline our identity solutions, deploying Okta SSO with SCIM provisioning to our catalog of existing and new applications
  • Provide expert knowledge managing our Microsoft 365 solutions including Intune, AutoPilot, Azure AD, MDM/MAM, and other associated tools and platforms
  • Play key role in new software/hardware implementations and replacements
  • Identify and suggest system or process improvements through change control
  • Review regular security alerts and system audits, and participate in incident response and vulnerability scanning and remediation activities
  • Assist in day to day administration of various software platforms
  • Deliver projects with milestones, status reporting, and vendor management
  • Be an escalation point for our support staff, assisting with complex end-user issues
  • Provide IT staff and end-user training, and contribute to KnowledgeBase documentation
  • Take initiative for continuous learning on major Kiniksa platforms and systems


  • 8+ years’ relevant, experience administering IT systems and tools
  • Significant history of driving automation and integration of platforms
  • Strong experience with Cloud Identity solutions (AzureAD, Okta, etc.)
  • Strong experience administering Microsoft tools and platforms (eg: O365, M365, Azure)
  • Comfortable in a scripting language such as PowerShell, Python, etc.
  • Experience with some of the following:
    • AWS platform management
    • Network Device Management
    • Security and SIEM platforms
    • Data migration projects, or work in SQL or other database solutions
    • Data analytics or middleware (Tableau, Informatica, Boomi, PowerBI, etc.)
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve advanced technical issues on user endpoints and servers
  • Excellent business communication and documentation skills
  • Service/Customer-oriented and calm under pressure
  • Ability to self-prioritize and manage time
  • Comfortable working both individually and as part of a team

All Kiniksa new hires whose roles require them to enter Kiniksa’s physical offices will be required to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or, if not, that they are legally entitled to an accommodation due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and Kiniksa will consider, among other things whether a proposed accommodation would create an undue hardship.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68489445
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals
  • Position Title: Senior Systems Administrator
  • Job Function: Information Technology
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: None

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