Are you ready to combine your passion for an active lifestyle with a meaningful and multifaceted career in the cycling industry? At Specialized, our teammates are encouraged to explore roles in a variety of functions throughout their careers. We value curiosity, a desire to try new things, and an eagerness to learn about all aspects of the business. No matter where you begin with the company, you get to decide where you want to go whether it’s marketing, finance, product development, sales, or an international assignment. Join us in making the world a better place through the power of bicycles and build your dream career at the same time!

At Specialized we’re serious about providing high-impact, low-friction, technology solutions that keep our teammates connected and secure so that we can build the best bikes in the world. We’re seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to help secure and maintain our datacenter environments.  You will be responsible for building, implementing and operationally supporting our SAAS, PAAS, datacenter and cloud server architecture. We are looking for a candidate with a passion for operations and innovation, who will research and develop new solutions to help protect our infrastructure and our users.

Make an impact right away as a Sr. Systems Administrator for the Global Technology Team. You will provide technical expertise for the Azure/AD and local Directory Services to reduce technical debt and implement Active Directory components for our Microsoft strategy.  You will be responsible for evaluating, recommending, and implementing changes to the Specialized enterprise systems (Azure, AD, O365, Server and storage technologies). You will need extensive experience administering enterprise infrastructure and cloud networks.

As a member of a truly global team you’ll need excellent  communication and troubleshooting skills. You’ll need to work independently as well as interact with end-users and project leads to provide technical recommendations, development scoping (e.g. level-of-effort analysis), and assist in producing technical and business requirements.


  • Extensive experience with PowerShell, Python, and Command line tool scripting.
  • Cloud services management experience, preferably Azure and AWS.
  • IAM experience within multi-domain and cloud tenant environments.
  • Experience writing complex search queries in response to security incidents.
  • Extensive experience with terraform and automation processes
  • Extensive experience with Hyper-V and storage clusters
  • Experience configuring custom monitoring KPIs.
  • Knowledge of common security standards such as PCI, FERPA, and NIST
  • In-depth research on technology issues.
  • Bring advanced knowledge of Office 365 integrations such as PowerApps and SharePoint technologies.


  • Active Directory Administration
  • Manage on-prem active directory environment and associated services like DNS, certificate services, etc.
  • Administer and support the Identity Management platform.
  • Azure AD Administration
  • Create and maintain Conditional Access Policies.
  • Support SAML and OAuth application configurations.
  • Active Directory Security
  • Manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
  • Support on-prem, hybrid, and cloud identity and access management.
  • Assist with potential compromised account investigations.
  • Special Data Requests
  • Handle access investigation requests as required.
  • Respond to data access and loss investigations.
  • General Administration
  • Perform troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and performance benchmarking.
  • Respond to help desk tickets.
  • Provide support for issues ranging from single-user issues to system-wide problems.


  • MCSE, Microsoft certified azure solutions architect or Equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years -working experience with enterprise infrastructure and cloud networks
  • Nice to have - CISSP or other security certifications
  • Nice to have – Passion for bikes 


  • Based in Morgan Hill, CA
  • Health benefits, 401K, plus additional perks including a competitive employee discount
  • Dog friendly offices


We want to increase representation of all races, genders, and body types in the cycling industry and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce where all people thrive. We encourage everyone – especially those from marginalized groups – to apply to our job postings and help us earn the position as the rider’s brand of choice. We are always looking for creative, innovative, and passionate people who are eager to contribute to our mission of pedaling the planet forward. Regardless of your qualifications, if you are ready to make a difference, please apply and let us know how you can make an impact at Specialized!

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