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Senior Network Administrator

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Start date
Mar 30, 2023

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Information Technology, Network Administration
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Job Details

Your work will change lives. Including your own. 

At Recursion, we combine experimental biology, chemistry, automation and artificial intelligence to quickly and efficiently identify treatments for diseases. We generate a wide variety of data across different biological and chemical domains, and build models off of that data. Reporting to the Director of IT Infrastructure Operations, Enterprise Applications, and Security Operations, the Senior Network Administrator will help build, maintain, and support a first-class network and system infrastructure to accelerate Recursion’s mission and goals.


The Impact You’ll Make

  • The Senior Network Administrator is primarily responsible for the operations, administration, and maintenance of the network and network security infrastructure, including - wireless LAN, LAN, data center LAN, DNS/DHCP, SD-WAN, site-to-site VPNs, remote connectivity, firewalls, network segmentation, DMZ networks, internet gateways, and cloud networks including GCP and AWS
  • Daily activities also include monitoring and managing the network performance, availability, and capacity while ensuring the security posture of critical infrastructure across cloud and on-premises environments. You will be expected to troubleshoot incidents, fulfill user requests, and lead troubleshoot connectivity issues.
  • The Senior Network Administrator will work closely with our Engineers to ensure the design of any solutions meet the functional and non-functional requirements, and will lead the operationalization of the solution, ensuring solutions and technologies can be operated in-line with service level objectives.
  • Maintain documentation and runbooks for network infrastructure and configuration changes.
  • Provide on-call services and respond appropriately to critical network issues.


The Team You’ll Join 


  • You will be joining a growing IT and Information Security team at Recursion, focused on securely implementing and operating our applications, systems, IT iInfrastructure, tools, and technologies that enables Recursion to decode biology by running experiments at scale from experiment conception through successful execution. You'll collaborate with your teammates and across departments to agree on what the most important challenges and capabilities are, then figure out how to get us there.


The Experience You’ll Need

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a network administrator role with strong administration, implementation, and troubleshooting skills
  • CCNP or higher certification
  • In-depth understanding of TCP/IP network routing protocols and infrastructure
  • Experience in Dynamic Routing Protocols, including BGP
  • Experience with wired, wireless, and data center LAN solutions
  • Strong experience in network security, including Firewall Administration and Network Segmentation.
  • Expertise in DMZ Networks, Internet Gateways, and Site-to-site VPNs.
  • Experience in monitoring and maintaining DNS/DHCP services
  • Experience with Ansible and Python scripting languages
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to identify and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.



The Values That We Hope You Share:

  • We Care: We care about our drug candidates, our Recursionauts, their families, each other, our communities, the patients we aim to serve and their loved ones. We also care about our work.
  • We Learn: Learning from the diverse perspectives of our fellow Recursionauts, and from failure, is an essential part of how we make progress.
  • We Deliver: We are unapologetic that our expectations for delivery are extraordinarily high. There is urgency to our existence: we sprint at maximum engagement, making time and space to recover. 
  • Act Boldly with Integrity: No company changes the world or reinvents an industry without being bold. It must be balanced; not by timidity, but by doing the right thing even when no one is looking.
  • We are One Recursion: We operate with a 'company first, team second' mentality. Our success comes from working as one interdisciplinary team.

Recursion spends time and energy connecting every aspect of work to these values. They aren’t static, but regularly discussed and questioned because we make decisions rooted in those values in our day-to-day work. You can read more about our values and how we live them every day here.

More About Recursion 

Central to our mission is the Recursion Operating System, or Recursion OS, that combines an advanced infrastructure layer to generate what we believe is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing proprietary biological and chemical datasets and the Recursion Map, a suite of custom software, algorithms, and machine learning tools that we use to explore foundational biology unconstrained by human bias and navigate to new biological insights which may accelerate our programs. We are a biotechnology company scaling more like a technology company. Recursion is proudly headquartered in Salt Lake City. 

Recursion is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and inclusion.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, local, or provincial human rights legislation. 


Recursion is a clinical-stage biotechnology company decoding biology by integrating technological innovations across biology, chemistry, automation, data science and engineering to radically improve the lives of patients and industrialize drug discovery. Our team is working to solve some of the hardest, most meaningful problems facing human health today.

Recursion is proudly headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah with offices in Toronto, Montreal and Milpitas, California. We're working to solve some of the most meaningful problems facing human health today. Come do the most impactful work of your career at a company that prioritizes belonging, collaboration and career development.

Find Us
41 S. Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City
United States

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