IT Support Engineer at Anaplan
San Francisco, CA, US

At Anaplan, we are looking for a self-motivated IT Support Engineer to join the IT End User Experience team in our vibrant tech hub in San Francisco, CA to bring customer delight, and  drive productivity for our end user community at Anaplan.


You have a genuine passion for customer satisfaction, and willing to go the extra mile to drive resolution. You’re organized, methodical, and adaptable with changing priorities. You thrive in an environment that deeply values collaboration, feedback, and learning.


Anaplan’s San Francisco office is located in the heart of the eclectic SOMA district, you can feel the excitement and energy of what we do at Anaplan when you step into our San Francisco office. There are open floor plans, fully stocked kitchens, and great collaboration spaces, and we focus on making sure that you have everything you need to work well from the right lighting to the latest technology. When it’s time for the team to play together, we visit with our neighbors at a Giants game or a local pub’s happy hour Come see for yourself what a collaborative and exciting place to work looks like.


This role is an immediate full-time position. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle a large and growing challenge, keep reading.


Responsibilities - "What you'll be doing":

  • Installs, configures and troubleshoots desktop systems, workstations, servers and network issues in a diverse environment.
  • Maintains passwords, data integrity and file system security for the desktop environment.
  • Communicates highly technical information to both technical and nontechnical personnel.
  • Recommends hardware and software solutions, including new acquisitions and upgrades.
  • May participate in development of information technology and infrastructure projects.
  • May conduct training programs designed to educate an organization’s computer users about basic and specialized applications.


  • The ideal candidate is a college graduate or has 5 or more years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated success in customer experience, satisfaction and data driven measurement.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot difficult technical issues.
    TCP/IP, Networking knowledge.
  • A fundamental understanding of ITSM, ITIL, CMDB, Discovery, and network topologies.
  • Intermediate Unix/Linux experience
  • Experience diagnosing performance degradation.
  • Has led smaller projects, has proven project management skills, and can take delegations from management to help drive daily activities on assigned project(s).
  • Must have experience installing, implementing, or maintaining one (or more) of the following:
    LDAP/Active Directory
  • Working knowledge of the components in a web applications stack
  • Experience administering: Linux/Unix OR Microsoft Server


Technologies - "What you'll be working with":

  • Experience in one (or more) scripting languages: JavaScript, Python, Perl, Unix Shell, Windows Shell, Powershell, Ansible, Chef, Puppet
  • SSO (e.g. SAML, Okta)
  • JAMF
  • O365
  • Crashplan
  • Webex
  • ServiceNow

In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Works well in a team environment

Strong personal commitment to quality and customer service

Ability to understand and communicate complex technical systems

Proven ability to maintain a professional demeanor when handling complex user issues

Ability to work shifts that cover weekends and evenings and seasonal global holiday on-call.

What we offer:

  • A rewarding, progressive career with a company that values diversity, flexibility and understands the need for a good work/life balance.
  • Market-leading salaries combined with generous bonuses, equity and a range of comprehensive benefits.
  • Regular agile meet-ups, events and hackathons (both attending and hosting!)
  • Flexible working, catered lunches, a fully stocked kitchen and plenty of parties and events
  • A range of sports, health and wellbeing initiatives
  • 3 days of paid leave every year to help support the charity or cause of your choice.
  • The chance to contribute and evolve a company with a valuation over $1.4 billion
  • Huge problems to solve – you will constantly be learning and pushing boundaries, working with some of the smartest people around!