As a Senior VMware and Windows Administrator you will be responsible for Zoox's application, compute, and storage platforms.  A successful candidate for this role will have deep knowledge in the required areas while also being able to contribute to other technical efforts.  An operational mindset as a steward of production environments is key.


  • Manage Zoox’s VMWare and Window Systems
  • Develop and improve server/VM lifecycle - deploy, patch, upgrade, and automate
  • Optimize VMWare clusters including capacity, performance, and reliability
  • Focus on maintaining and operating enterprise-critical production environments
  • Ability to participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation


  • 5+ years of combined Windows system administration and VMWare experience
  • Expertise with Windows Server 2012, 2019, etc
  • Expertise with VMWare 6.x/7.x solutions including ESX, Vcenter, Vmotion, VSAN, and exposure to Horizon.
  • Expertise with Active Directory, Domains, Certificates and ability to manage them.
  • Experience with Windows automated or unattended installation including patching
  • Demonstrable Scripting abilities (Powershell, python, batch)
  • Experience with an convergent configuration tool is desired (Salt, Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Networking knowledge including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, PXE, VLANs
  • Must be able to perform requirements gathering.  Assess business needs and turn them into actionable projects.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse technical and business groups.

Bonus Qualifications

  • VDI solutioning
  • Mellanox network equipment exposure
  • Server hardware stack knowledge
  • Understanding of distributed storage
  • AWS EC2/S3 exposure
Vaccine Mandate

Employees working in this position will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. An applicant is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. Applicants will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal and local laws.

About Zoox

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.