Mac Systems Engineer

Who You Are

You are a Mac Wizard with a strong working knowledge of the Apple Mac OS system administration across both server and client operating systems. You have enterprise-level experience in security patch lifecycle and management and are looking for the opportunity to be part of the next automated patch management innovation. This is a high visibility and fast-paced environment where you will make a direct impact on the customer experience and the bottom line of the company.

What You Will Do

  • Take full ownership of our Mac OS patch management scripts

  • Be the in-house subject matter expert for Mac patching.

  • Define the architecture required to meet Apple’s design guidelines and security constraints

  • Develop a client user interfacing application for patch management

  • Drive continuous improvement into the functionality and reliability of the product

  • Contribute to continual improvement with testing and automation

  • Produce detailed specifications, and contribute in all phases of the engineering lifecycle

  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

  • Contribute to the feature development process as a core team member

  • Help drive strategic planning for the future

  • Expand your Engineering skill sets in an environment that actively promotes learning and growth

 Required Skills

  • Experienced systems engineer with a strong background in system administration with Mac OS X operating systems.

  • Deep understanding of MDM system management tools such as JAMF, Fleetsmith

  • Solid understanding and use of bash

  • Advanced Mac troubleshooting skills

  • Experience automating the deployment and patching of Apple and 3rd party applications on Mac

  • Good understanding of network protocols and technologies

  • Strong development experience in the Apple community or Unix

  • Docker experience is a plus

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a plus

  • Work well in a tightly knit, cross-functional team environment


  • Join a killer team serving a critical global need in the security space

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Eco-pass

  • Fantastic, hard-working environment

  • Downtown Boulder Office with Rooftop Deck (where we often celebrate victories both big and small)

  • Monthly team-building rituals

  • Unlimited PTO policy (including paid observed holidays)

About Automox

Founded in 2015, Automox provides the only cloud-based endpoint management platform that is designed for the modern IT organization, offering complete automation of endpoint configuration, patching, management, and inventory. Automox is in the enviable position of being a startup but with an established customer base.

Automox is founded by a team of very experienced technologists from the Boulder area. They come from highly successful local companies like LeftHand (sold to HP), SolidFire (acquired by NetApp), StillSecure (sold to Silver Sky).

Come join the adventure!

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