Founded in 1965, Prometheus is the largest privately held owner of apartments in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a portfolio of over 13,000 apartments in the Silicon Valley, Portland and Seattle regions. We invest in real estate long-term and the focus on enduring quality drives every element of what we do - from our selection of locations, to design decisions, reinvestments into our Neighborhoods and our operating strategy. 

We are proud to be a Certified B Corporation, part of a group of companies that meets the highest standards for using business as a force for good. We have more than 500 Prometheans, and have a home office in San Mateo, with satellite offices in Portland, Oregon, and in the Bay Area. We are a vertically integrated company with four main core competencies in-house: acquisitions/investments, development, value-add renovations, and operations/property management. Prometheus has a long history of award-winning approaches to what we do, receiving over 100 awards for design and excellence including Fortune Magazine’s list of 100 Best Small & Medium Companies, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women and Best Places to Work in the Bay Area.



We are focused on Good Living for the Greater Good. This means providing a true sense of home and belonging for our Neighbors and Prometheans and giving our time and resources to bring positive change locally and beyond. It also means supporting you in your career goals with the very best working experience, and that starts with us having fun in the work we do together.



Our IT Team is looking for a Senior Systems Administrator with a strong background in Windows and infrastructure engineering. This role requires someone who is experienced at identifying and building robust and reliable IT infrastructures, developing testing methodologies, and maintaining systems. In this role, we are looking for someone who has the following skills and interests:

  • You’re passionate about all things IT related. You are a key support in the design, maintenance and administration of the IT Infrastructure environment and an expert in architecture, administration visualization, networking, storage, and cloud and security domains. You will be responsible for evaluating and monitoring network performance, scripting automation, and implementing and administering network devices such as routers and firewalls. Additionally, you have the skills to manage the SQL DBA environment, best practices and security.
  • You are a training expert. Not only do you work within the IT sphere, but you also are responsible for writing and performing training for the IT Infrastructure, Service Desk and Prometheus staff on various technologies and applications. You know how to craft, review and update technical training documentation and be able to teach that to your teams. You will also work closely with IT Infrastructure leadership to conduct frequent document reviews to remain up-to-date on the latest technology.
  • You like to get hands on experience whenever possible. You may be asked to complete special projects by IT Infrastructure leaders or assist with installing network wiring in offices. For example, when we launch a new building, you may be asked to travel to the Neighborhood to work with the on-site team to prepare the building for use.


Our Senior Systems Administrator possesses the following experience, skills and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of MIS, Information Technology or Computer Science and/or Minimum 7 years of equivalent IT experience.
  • Minimum 7 years of equivalent IT experience.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience supporting, maintaining and administrating enterprise applications or cloud-based solutions such as OKTA and Box.
  • Minimum 7 years as a Windows Servers Administrator with current versions.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policies Objects, Distributed File Shares and Scripting.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Office 365/Exchange Administration.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Windows Desktop and Laptop support.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Antivirus EP and patching systems.
  • Minimum 2 years configuring Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, Meraki is a plus.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Virtualization platforms.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Data Storage SAN/NAS.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with Network/Systems monitoring tools.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in technical documentation and diagram tools.
  • Licenses or Certificates in MCSE, CCNA desired.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals and write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.



We offer a variety of benefits that take compensation well beyond a paycheck. This includes traditional benefits and benefits you might not expect or know about, such as:

    • 100% Paid Benefits (you read that right, Prometheus pays 100% of healthcare, vision, and dental insurance premiums for all Prometheans and their families)
    • Paid volunteer time
    • Housing discounts
    • 401(K) matching
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • 12 paid holidays, including your birthday!


Learn more about these and other perks of being a Promethean by exploring our full Benefits Guide.

Prometheus is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under Federal Employment Laws, please check out these FMLAEEO, and EPPA pages.

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