Social Solutions Global, Inc.

Senior IT Specialist

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(5/4/2022 5:19 PM)
Requisition ID
Category (Portal Searching)
IT/Hosting Ops
Telecommute (check YES if Hybrid or Fully Remote)


Are you a passionate innovator looking to harness the power of technology to do more good? You’ve come to the right place. NGP VAN, together with ActionKit and Mobilize, delivers leading technology to Democratic and progressive campaigns as well as nonprofits. 


Our parent company, Bonterra, was formed by bringing together leading solutions from CyberGrants, EveryAction, Network for Good, Social Solutions and their respective entities to form the second-largest and fastest-growing social good software company in the world. This collaboration will help NGP VAN accelerate enhancements in our platforms and continue to drive our top three areas of focus: reinforcing the core, committing to innovation, and helping lead in the Democratic ecosystem. 


This position will require 3+ days in office and eventualy will be fully in office but we are currently operating as a remote workforce and have equipped our teams with the technology to stay connected to each other and our customers.

Responsibilities & Requirements

NGP VAN is seeking a system administrator who will plan, implement and maintain hardware and software in support of our internal office environment as well as public-facing web applications. Candidates will provide end-user support, build new systems, develop and update systems documentation, and collaborate with our distributed IT team.


Like most IT teams, we handle a mixture of break/fix and project work. This position will focus on end-user support, but we have a technical staff. So we expect the System Administrator to spend about half of their time on projects, and about half on end-user support.

Candidates should have the ability to research, recommend, plan and deploy systems, solve problems independently, and work well on cross-functional teams.


Note: This is a full-time position located in our Washington DC office. Candidates should be able to lift 50 lbs. Occasional off-hours (nights and weekends) work will be required.



  • End-user technical support experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Windows workstation and Server operating systems
  • Experience with Apple products and OS X
  • Experiencing supporting desktop and laptop hardware
  • Understanding of IP networking fundamentals
    • IP addresses, networks, subnet masks, major protocols, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work on many projects at one time in a fast-paced environment

Desired but not Essential:

  • Familiarity with political campaigns and issue advocacy organizations
  • Experience with: 
    • Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure cloud computing platforms
    • VMWare server virtualization products
    • source control, change management and ticket-tracking systems
    • modern Linux systems
    • scripting languages (MS batch file, PowerShell, VBScript, AppleScript, Bash, Perl, etc).
  • Experience managing corporate phones and PBX systems
  • Understanding of enterprise IT operations concepts, including Documentation, Configuration Management, Redundancy, Security, Monitoring, Logging, Risk, Performance, Automation

Note: This is a full-time position located in our Washington DC office. Candidates should be able to lift 50 lbs. Occasional off-hours (nights and weekends) work will be required.

About Us

Our Culture:

Our team is made up of industry experts and advocates who are 100% committed to supporting the doers of social good. We are currently undergoing an effort to create the vision and values that embody our collective organization and embrace the individuals who make up our community.

Some of our comprehensive and competitive benefits include:

  • Generous PTO policy
  • Equity for ALL regular, full-time employees from individual contributors to management – share in our success!
  • Up to 15 paid company holidays including some commemorating social justice events and self-care
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Resources for savings and investments
  • Paid parental leave
  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance with additional access to health and wellness programs.
  • Opportunities to learn, develop, network, and connect
  • When we can—company-sponsored events and swag!!


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