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IT Support Technician

Sentinel Blue
USA Only

Sentinel Blue is looking for an IT Support Technician to join our Operations team. This role is for an entry-level/junior IT support person or administrator with a desire to learn and build a technical skillset. Our ideal person for this role is a natural communicator, empathetic and technically-inclined. You don't need to be a technical wizard, but you do need to be patient and willing to help. This role is primarily responsible for receiving, handling and escalating IT support requests, and contributes to a broad range of systems, projects, and services. The IT Support Technician performs remote user support, answers service requests (email and phone), and performs technical work across our client base.

This is a full-time remote position. Due to the nature of our work, you must be a U.S. citizen with eligibility for a clearance. No exceptions.

A day in the IT Support Technician role:

The IT Support Technician starts the day with a standup call/check-in with the Operations team. Then they will continue any open support tickets and respond to new tickets. From there, they will work on project tasks such as automating an application installation, generating endpoint health reports, and writing documentation. The Technician will work closely with the Operations team to address problems and improve infrastructure. The Technician will also have opportunity to work with other Operations team members to learn new technologies and skills.


  • Receive, triage, and analyze IT service requests, incidents, and other tasks, and work to resolve issues through remote support.
  • Perform systems administration work in Office 365, Active Directory and other line of business applications.
  • Communicate with clients through email, chat, and phone to keep them aware of active requests and incidents.
  • Assist in the management, implementation, and maintenance of IT infrastructure (internal and client-based).
  • Contribute to internal knowledge bases, client education articles, and public release articles and research papers.
  • Contribute to reports, briefs, and presentations.

What We Can Offer:

Sentinel Blue is a young company with a focused mission: We're bringing enterprise-class cybersecurity to small and medium sized businesses. Frankly, we're pushing the envelope of how things are done and constantly seeking innovative ways to meet that mission. The pace is fast, and we're always learning new things. This is a great place if you want to expose yourself to new and emerging technologies, want to be challenged, and want to build your skills. Further, success in this role can quickly transition into a team leadership role. The right person will find themselves in a fun, dynamic environment, working on interesting problems and making a real difference.

You will be required to achieve a Security+ certification in the first 12 months of hire; we'll cover your certification costs and provide paid time for you to study!


  • U.S. citizenship - by nature of our work with the defense industry, all employees must be eligible for a Secret clearance.
  • Security+ (or higher) certification at hire or within 365 days of hire.
  • Basic knowledge of cloud architecture, modern IT infrastructure, security best practices and networking concepts.
  • General knowledge of IT systems, including virtualization, Windows 10, endpoint management, and desktop support.
  • Ability to independently investigate and understand IT support requests, and follow established processes to rapidly respond.
  • Strong written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in a multi-client environment - experience in managed services is highly desired.
  • Experience with Azure Government and Office 365 GCC High is highly desired.
  • Basic understanding of security fundamentals (least privilege, RBAC, audit logging, endpoint security, change management).
  • Experience in a professional customer support setting, even if non-IT.
  • Knowledge and passion for cloud-first architecture, including experience building and deploying systems in Azure
  • Exposure to compliance requirements for the U.S. Defense Industrial Base (i.e., CMMC, DFARS, NIST SP 800-171) or other industry compliance frameworks (ISO 27001, CIS Controls)


  • Fully paid individual healthcare, vision and dental insurance for the employee.
  • Paid certification and training opportunities.
  • Three weeks of paid vacation + 10 paid holidays.
  • A supportive environment with a focus on keeping healthy work-life balance.
  • Retirement benefit (401k) with company match.

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