System Security Administrator

Join Helion Energy in Everett, WA as a System Security Administrator. Support system maintenance, security, and troubleshooting to enable clean electricity from fusion. Competitive pay and benefits included.

Helion Energy
Helion Energy
Everett, United States  UTC-08:00   On-site   Full Time   51-100   USD 75k–120k   19 days ago

About Helion Energy

Company Overview

Helion Energy, Inc.

Everett, Washington, USA


Business Model

Fusion Energy

Development and demonstration of fusion energy technology

Capital raised through funding rounds, potential future electricity production. Helion Energy recently announced that Microsoft will become their first customer.

Locations & Geography

Headquartered in the United States 🇺🇸 with focus on expanding the adoption of fusion energy globally

Company Culture

Committed to providing a clean, scalable, and cost-effective energy solution through fusion technology

Innovative, team-oriented, and driven by critical engineering challenges

Emphasis on collaboration and empowerment in solving global energy challenges

Activities & Projects

Development of the Polaris prototype, aimed to be the first to demonstrate net electricity from fusion

Advancements in pulsed non-ignition fusion technology and high-temperature plasma generation

Focused on achieving zero-carbon electricity production to support global decarbonization

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Instagram

Careers at Helion Energy

We are a fusion power company based in Everett, WA, with the mission to build the world's first fusion power plant, enabling a future with unlimited clean electricity. Our vision is a world with clean, reliable, and affordable energy for everyone.

Since Helion's founding in 2013, we have raised over $600 million from investors such as Sam Altman, Mithril, and Capricorn Investment Group to propel us forward. Our last prototype, Trenta, completed 10,000 high-power pulses and reached plasma temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius (9 keV).

Now we are working toward Polaris, which will be the first machine to demonstrate electricity from fusion, making this a great time to join Helion! Bring your skills, experiences, and determination to make a difference in the world. Together, we can make a future with unlimited clean electricity from fusion a reality.

What You Will Be Doing

As our System Security Administrator, you will work as part of a team to support the maintenance, management, and troubleshooting of our system software and hardware. You will help ensure the security and functionality of our systems while learning and developing your skills in the field. You are ready to collaborate with team members and users with varying levels of technical expertise. You will report directly to our Systems Security Manager at our Everett, WA office.

You Will:

  • Support the development and documentation of systems administration's standard operating procedures, and enforce these procedures
  • Help maintain and document baseline system security following organizational policies
  • Help manage user accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment
  • Help verify data redundancy and system recovery procedures
  • Provide support for system installation, updates, and troubleshooting
  • Help monitor system hardware availability, functionality, and efficiency along with tuning alerting, as our needs change
  • Help manage system and server resources, including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability
  • Help maintain system and server configurations
  • Help diagnose, address, and repair faulty system and server hardware
  • Help troubleshoot hardware and software interface and interoperability issues
  • Be an interim IT Service Desk escalation point while we grow the team and refine processes

Required Skills

  • Experience with configuration and use of software-based computer protection tools (e.g., software firewalls, antivirus software, anti-spyware, EDR tools)
  • Troubleshoot issues as it pertains to OS, application, network, and hardware
  • Experience installing system and component upgrades
  • Competent in maintenance of directory services (e.g., Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP)
  • Competent in operating system administration, including account maintenance, data backups, system performance maintenance, and hardware/software installation and configuration
  • Competent understanding and usage of virtualization technologies (e.g., Microsoft Hyper-V)
  • 3+ years of experience in system administration

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) systems

The pay range for this position is $75k-120k. This pay range may be inclusive of several career levels and will be narrowed based on several factors, including the candidate's experience and qualifications.

Benefits and Compensation

Our total compensation package includes generous equity and benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans for employees and their families
  • 31 Days of PTO (21 vacation days and 10 sick days)
  • 13 Paid holidays, plus company-wide winter break
  • Up to 5% employer 401(k) match
  • Short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance
  • Paid parental leave and support (up to 16 weeks)
  • Annual wellness stipend

NOTE: Underrepresented people are less likely to apply unless they meet 100% of the job's requirements. We believe in hiring people, not checklists, and encourage you to apply even if you do not check all of the boxes. If this job isn't the one, we have many other openings that may be a fit.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. If we reach out to you to begin an interview process, we will also ask if you require any reasonable accommodation at that time.

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About the role

May 07, 2024

Full Time


Oct 18, 2024


USD 75k–120k

Everett, United States

3+ years


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