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Senior Platform Administrator

Location: Modesto, CA, US

Date: Jan 19, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Position can be Remote based in California as long as the candidate can commute into Modesto as needed for important meetings.


As a Senior Platform Administrator you will work closely with Product Managers, Business Relationship Managers, and other Team members to ensure the timely and effective delivery of projects. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of "the platform" including data integrity, user training, system support, system administration and management, as well as customization and implementation of applications and/or 3rd party solutions. Independently collaborates with internal stakeholders to build solutions that support business requirements and processes for continuous improvement.


What You Will Do:

  • Independently manages end to end configuration process including but not limited to understanding business needs, conducting requirement sessions, coordinates platform demonstrations, configurating applications, user acceptance testing and end user training.
  • Serves as the SME in the configuration of platform apps to work in a way to meet the requirements of the business demand
  • Conducts training and education to other team members or business on the current platform products and new capabilities and configurations.
  • Keeps up to date with release schedules and new features/functionalities in order to ensure platform stays current.
  • Supports assigned platform products via incident management, problem management, and change management. Works with cross functional internal teams and vendors. Opens incidents and tickets with vendors and supports Run team with critical issues as needed.
  • Participates in platform team Agile planning and demand delivery via work estimation (story pointing), appropriate personal capacity planning, and story completion within planned time window (sprint).
  • Performs routine activities to support standard work and business needs within the assigned applications.
  • Works independently with business stakeholders, Business Relationship Managers (BRMs), and end users to gather, understand, and define business requirements.
  • Utilizes strong understanding of platform configuration process to collaborate with cross-functional teams to design a solution that will meet business requirements and fulfill user stories.
  • Completes the configuration for user stories using native features and/or customization.
  • Works independently with little to no guidance and direction from others.
  • Works on multiple projects or tasks simultaneously, ranging from moderately to highly complex in an Agile development environment
  • Possesses a strong working knowledge of the configuration process.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their understanding and compliance.

Essential Functions Standard

  • Exhibits Intrapreneurship and Ownership behaviors:
  • Intrapreneurship is entrepreneurship in an established company: behaviors that include thinking boldly, taking appropriate risks, learning from mistakes, showing initiative, and encouraging and reinforcing innovation.
  • Ownership refers to behaviors that include setting high expectations, driving candid discussion, and holding self and others accountable.


What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, MIS, Math, Systems Engineering, or Data Sciences plus 3 years of IT experience; OR Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of IT experience; OR High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 8 years of IT experience.
  • Experience configurating platform products.
  • Required to travel to company offices, sites, and/or meeting locations for onboarding, training, meetings, and events for development, department needs, and business delivery up to 5% of the time, with or without reasonable accommodation. This may be in addition to travel requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description.


What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, MIS, Math, Systems Engineering, or Data Sciences plus 5 years of IT experience; OR Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of IT experience; OR High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 10 years of IT experience.
  • Experience soliciting, gathering, and analyzing user input and requirements
  • Experience documenting user stories and creating to-be process flow diagrams
  • Experience collaborating with business stakeholders
  • Highly proficient in basic office applications such as MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Design & Documentation (EUC)
  • Experience with remote system administration methods (WinRM, SSH) and MFA or MIM.
  • Ability to produce concise and clear technical documentation.
  • Experience working in teams using Agile methodologies including scrum or Kanban.
  • Identity & Access Management, Authorization & Security.
  • Experience implementing PKI, SSL, SSO technology

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.





  • Hiring Salary Range Posted: $93,600 -$128,700 
  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.


Perks & Benefits:



  • This position includes a competitive benefits package.
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Requisition ID: 101368 





Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
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