IT Technician

IT Technician

25 Nov 2021
California, Santa maria, 93454 Santa maria USA

IT Technician

About Us

Jennings Aeronautics/UAV Factory is a San Luis Obispo, CA based company designing and manufacturing best-in-class small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS). Our portfolio includes aircraft deployed with the USMC, USAF, UK MoD as well as 56 additional countries. Our current premiere family of Stalker and Penguin aircraft feature long range/long endurance, vertical take-off and landing all with minimal ground support requirements. We specialize in building full systems from concept to deployment utilizing multidisciplinary teams that bring together software, electronics, composites, hardware, and flight dynamics. At Jennings/UAV Factory we strive for our technology not only around being capable, but adaptable to meet the needs of critical missions.

As a global team, we get the opportunity to put our fingerprints on the products we make, giving each team member personal responsibility and agency from design to delivery. We are proud to have a staff with unparalleled standards focused on quality, system performance, and safety.

About the Position

A network administrator/IT coordinator is a critical part of our admin team, responsible for developing and maintaining the hardware, software, and servers for our team. The network administrator will interface with every member of the Jennings’ team to keep their technology working and secure. A successful network administrator will have a passion for the technical details of running IT systems as well as supporting others.

Minimum Requirements:

US Citizen

No clearance required

Chief Duties and/or Responsibilities:

Delivery, setup, installation, troubleshooting, update, and repair of all hardware and software (workstations, printers, phone systems, etc.) for a team of 50 people

Work with our IT provider to maintain the network, servers, and VPN

Provide IT support to all team members

Communicate, discuss, and listen to challenges with management, teammates, etc.

Base Qualifications:

Minimum 2 years of experience in IT

Experience running networks and servers

Familiarity with cybersecurity topics and practices

Knowledge of network architecture and technology

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Unending patience with machines and the people who use them

Computer (Windows PC) competency in MS Office and MS Excel

Additional Qualifications:

3+ years of experience in IT

Ability to run and terminate network cables

Experience developing/upgrading networks

Experience with VoIP system setup

Can apply puns in most settings

IT and cybersecurity related certifications


At Jennings, we care about every team member, and offer a positive culture with opportunities for career growth, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package including:

Medical Insurance

Vision coverage

Dental Insurance

401K—up to 4% matching

Paid vacation

Paid holidays

Additional paid sick time

Jennings Aeronautics is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Jennings and UAV Factory, we strive to empower every member of our team to innovate, ideate, and communicate, cultivating a culture around curiosity and learning. Because we are committed to quality, Jennings/UAV Factory is an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or any of the other important characteristics that make us unique and valuable. We celebrate and crave diversity because we realize different perspectives and experiences make us stronger and pave the runway for our future.

Hiring Requirements:

This is an part-time position, requiring 30-40 hours per week during normal business hours.

If an offer of employment is extended, a background check is required, and the offer of employment is contingent on the results.

Based on our work requirements, applicants must comply with NOFORN security classification

A Note on Our Response to COVID-19

Jennings Aeronautics is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees. While we continue to meet our commitments delivering the highest quality product to our customers, the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees and their families remains our top priority. As the situation evolves, so does our plan. Not only are we following all CDC, state, and local guidelines, but we’re taking extra precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We remain vigilant and will continue to be proactive in keeping our community safe.

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