Information Technology

Senior Systems Engineer

ArsenalBio’s mission is to develop efficacious and safe cellular therapies for patients with chronic diseases, initially cancer.  Our products are being designed to herald the transition of adoptive cell therapy from a hospital based treatment to outpatient therapy, like most other cancer treatments.

ArsenalBio is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer who is a self-starter, organized and motivated individual to design, build, manage and maintain our infrastructure systems both on-prem and in the cloud. As the subject matter expert, you must be proficient in the latest cloud and on-prem technologies including AWS Control Tower, Terraform, GitLab, VMware Horizon/vCenter, Windows/Linux OS, and one or more scripting languages.  You are also well versed in DevOps principles and an evangelist for configuration management and infrastructure as code.

What You Will Do:

  • Configure, manage and maintain our growing AWS corporate infrastructure leveraging Terraform, GitLab, and other tools.
  • Configure, manage, and maintain our existing on-prem VMware Horizon/vCenter infrastructure, Ubuntu Linux and Microsoft Windows servers
  • Configure, manage and maintain Juniper network switches, Meraki wireless/802.1x, and Palo Alto firewall/VPN
  • Design, build, configure and maintain server hardware both on-prem and in the cloud
  • Automate infrastructure systems with scripts and system tools to maximize efficiency
  • Perform scheduled patch management, maintenance and quarterly audits of our systems
  • Configure SSO integrations with SaaS
  • Serve as a tier III escalation point for our end-user support team
  • Participate in OpsGenie on-call rotation schedule 
  • Publish technical documentation on processes and procedures for our systems
  • Assist in the automation of IT Infrastructure software/hardware to integrate with our lab systems (e.g. Group Policy to push out settings for Microsoft Windows updates and security settings)
  • Assist in projects and OKRs related to IT infrastructure
  • What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelors in related field or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Senior Systems Engineer/similar role
  • Strong knowledge of AWS Enterprise Landing Zone concepts and Control Tower implementations
  • Proven experience and/or certification in core AWS services
  • Demonstrated experience with DevOps with solid understanding of Terraform or other infrastructure as code tools
  • Strong scripting and debugging skills in Python and either Powershell or Bash
  • Proficient in managing and maintaining Linux OS, VMware Horizon/vCenter, Azure/Windows Server environment and Docker
  • Proficient with either Chef, Puppet or Ansible configuration management tools
  • Experience in configuring and maintaining Oracle and Microsoft SQL databases
  • Familiarity with using Atlassian JIRA or similar tools to log, track and resolve infrastructure tickets/issues
  • Ability to learn quickly and independently with our resources
  • Ability to work with third parties and MSPs
  • Demonstrated experience providing tier 3 support to end user support team
  • Solid understanding of networking protocols TCP/IP, SNMP, DNS, DHCP, VLAN and OSPF/EIGRP routing protocols
  • Experience with securing infrastructure systems through systems hardening
  • Experience in integrating systems with both Mac and Windows computers   

  • Bonus:

  • Strong focus on security or security engineering experience
  • Experience in designing, building and configuring firewalls and L3 switches 
  • Flexibility to work remotely (a few days) based on manager’s discretion and on project needs

    What We Will Offer You: 
    ArsenalBio has a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to medical, dental, and vision as well as mental health resources, virtual and telehealth options, coaching, infertility treatment, parental leave and health savings accounts. We also offer flexible work schedules and flexible time off, which includes two extra “Arsenal Days of Rest” every quarter for employees to recharge. 

    We have a robust mentorship program, and comprehensive development tools to help employees take control of their career paths and grow into their best selves. ArsenalBio believes in investing in the well-being of our employees - both at work and at home, as they are our greatest asset. They bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.

    ArsenalBio prioritizes the providing of a safe and healthy workplace that is consistent with COVID-19 public health guidance and legal requirements.  In order to protect our employees and visitors, we require all visitors (including candidates) and employees to present proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 when coming onsite.

    We are committed to hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds. A diverse workforce engenders richness of thought, creativity, and discovery. We invite individuals who embrace intellectual achievement to bring their unique personal and professional journeys and together we will build transformative cell therapies for cancer patients.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    To all recruitment agencies: ArsenalBio does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or ArsenalBio employees. ArsenalBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


    ArsenalBio was formed by its investors and scientific founders to discover, develop and commercialize curative and safe cellular therapies for patients with life threatening diseases, initially cancer.

    We believe the most productive and secure route to achieving this goal is to build scaled platforms of technologies challenged with scientific questions to yield informative data from hypothesis driven, well controlled experiments. These data will inform the design of ambitious, best-in-class, lead compositions. Our leads will be rigorously evaluated and honed until we are convinced our matured leads, called development candidates, can be prepared for testing in needy, and vulnerable patients.

    Our products will be designed to speed the transition of cell therapy from hospital-based to outpatient treatments, increasing access to more patients at lower cost to patients, health systems, and insurers.

    To achieve this mission, we are building diverse teams of talented, curious, and caring individuals who believe in our mission and our vision to be sustainable in our business plan, our work habits, and our personal lives.

    Our values create: a foundation for mutual respect, an engaging harmony from many voices, and unselfish behavior to aid our colleagues.

    This is ArsenalBio.
    This is our Company.

    Ken Drazan, MD
    Founding CEO


    Best in Class Health & Wellness Plans

    Flexible Office Hours

    Paid Parental Leave

    Healthy Kitchen Snacks

    Daily Catered Lunches

    Free Onsite Fitness Center

    Unlimited Vacation Days

    Generous compensation and equity packages

    Commuter Benefits

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