Senior Mac Administrator in Dublin at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 237 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

As a Senior Mac Administrator, you will be part of a team charged with maintaining and improving our global deployment of MACs. We have a mandate to give our users a world class Mac experience while meeting stringent the demands of security. You will be part of a team that drives this objective.


  • Expert knowledge of current and emerging versions of Mac OS X. (ACSP for Sierra and High Sierra a plus, but not required)
  • 5+ years’ experience deploying MAC OS X in a large environment from image creation, software configuration and packaging and software deployment for Self-service or mass rollouts
  • Expert knowledge of Mac hardware configurations and troubleshooting. (ACMT and ACiT a plus)
  • At least 5 years of advanced experience with Macs in global enterprise environments
  • Expert knowledge using JAMF as a tool to manage MACs in a corporate setting
  • At least 2 years of experience writing Bash shell scripts. (Experience writing configuration management code in Python and/or any object oriented language is a nice to have but not a mandatory requirement)
  • Experience with File Vault  encryption and recovery
  • Experience creating Mac Configuration Profiles by script or via MDM to secure OS X
  • Experience administering Windows in a corporate environment a plus.
  • Experience integrating MAC authentication with Windows Active Directory
  • Experience working in a global company. Prior Fortune 500 company experience a plus
  • Experience working on multiple projects and comfort meeting aggressive deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Skilled at reporting on deployment status, configurations, patching status and vulnerabilities. Prior experience creating reports leveraging BI solutions or Excel is expected.
  • Excellent skills in written/oral communications  
  • Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP) experience
  • Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP) experience a plus
  • a prolific contributor in public forums like the JAMF discussion board; that provides solutions or research work to the community will be considered favorably

Job Description:

  • Create and maintaining of OS X images and configurations.
  • Engage in desktop engineering activities to automate and simplify processes in order to improve knowledge worker, developer and customer support staffs’ user experience
  • Provide engineering support and technical expertise regarding integration of new and existing Desktop technologies.
  • Package and Deploy software, patches and vulnerability remediation
  • Ensure the development and documentation of operational procedures
  • Interface with internal customers, vendors and internal IT management to translate observed needs in to solutions
  • Implement best practice security measures to protect valuable corporate IP on MAC fleet
  • Configure and maintain the deployment process for Apple devices.
  • Maintain a secure desktop environment leveraging top rated industry security products

Desired Communication and collaboration skills:

  • Being able to comfortably communicate both from a written and verbal standpoint will be an important key to success in this role.
  • Comfort communicating desired objectives, implementation plans, design strategies and results to senior level audiences, architecture teams, security teams and support teams
  • Comfort working with users of JAMF Pro and junior level MAC support teams, business application owners and members of the security organizations to understand their requirements and ensure solutions are built with these requirements in mind.

Educational Background:

  • A Degree in information systems, computer science or related field
  • Relevant experience in this space with evident communications, collaboration and team work skills may be considered in lieu of a college diploma
  • Apple and JAMF Certifications – Apple (ACMT, ACiT, ACSP for Sierra and High Sierra a plus, but not required). JAMF (100, 200, 300, 350 and 400 certs a plus, but not required.)  

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.