IT Operations Engineer

Checkr, San Francisco

Checkr provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups.

Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr’s product has shifted the on-demand economy and has continued to scale into serving enterprise companies across various industries. As a company that provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups, Checkr knows first hand how difficult it may be for individuals with prior criminal history to find employment and we want to help provide fair chances for the formerly convicted. A career with Checkr provides the opportunity to make an impact on the professional lives of millions of people and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply for our roles.

Historically, the background check industry has had an extremely high error rate, causing many people to lose out on jobs or discriminated against. Checkr is looking for an IT Operations Engineer who will help build, scale and manage our infrastructure that supports our growing team. We are looking for someone who as a strong passion for support and loves solving problems. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding on server management and ability to provide exceptional support and continue to protect Checkr’s network infrastructure.


  • Build, and maintain all corporate applications, tools and services with a strong focus on security
  • Maintain and scale Checkr’s network infrastructure with Meraki and Aruba
  • Maintain and scale Checkr’s A/V infrastructure
  • Implement tools and automation to drive productivity and scale a lean IT team
  • Document solutions and procedures
  • Provide hands-on technical support to the Checkr team
  • Work with vendors to triage and troubleshoot applications and tools

As an IT Operations Engineer you must meet at least one of these requirements:

  • 2+ years of relevant technical experience in system administration
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with JAMF (Casper)
  • Fluency in managing Meraki or Aruba networks

Brownie Points: 

  • Work experience in a startup environment 
  • Experience with OKTA 

What you get: 

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment where we leverage the latest technology 
  • Hands-on coaching and professional development 
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement – a true meritocracy 
  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage 
  • Unlimited PTO policy 
  • Gym membership, transportation reimbursements 
  • Catered lunch, dinner, and snacks

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history (in accordance with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance as well as state and/or federal laws). 

About Checkr

Checkr has found the way to balance safety and consumer protection. It is our responsibility to be accurate and help our clients avoid errors. Background screenings are transactions that rely on trust and we believe trust is based on transparency. Consumers deserve more transparency on their rights and the information in their report. Employers deserve more transparency on data, its value and their responsibilities.


Want to learn more about Checkr? Visit Checkr's website.