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Senior IT Systems Engineer



Software Engineering, IT
London, UK · Remote
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023

Please note: candidate must currently reside in the UK and be able to work in the UK without sponsorship.

Convene is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and we believe that diverse teams are the best teams. We live our values of GRIT (Genuine, Relentless, Integrity & Teamwork) and strive to create an inclusive and equitable workplace where everyone can be their true selves, where we all show up for each other. In line with our goal to be 1% better every day, we are committed to listening, learning, growing and improving. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to join us on this journey.

Senior IT Systems Engineer (Remote, London)

We are looking for an outstanding Senior IT Systems Engineer to join the Convene team in a fast-paced, agile environment to work on a broad range of business initiatives by leveraging a wide set of technologies and tools. You will be working to support our internal Convene team across desktop (Mac/PC), multiple cloud environments, and a diverse range of third party SaaS products. You’ll be empowered to drive technology decisions that positions Convene to transform the workplace while developing our cutting edge Convene IT Cloud utilizing major Cloud providers and their latest service offerings.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work with a team of extremely talented engineers to architect and build the platform which will power the Convene Corporate team
  • Build and maintain Corporate infrastructure fully based with cloud based tools
  • Maintain and be a subject matter expert in the company’s primary IDP with deep knowledge of concepts surrounding SAML, SCIM, and OAuth
  • Build and maintain the automation suite for Helpdesk and Corporate Engineering teams
  • Participate in a complex systems design and implementation
  • Work with departments across the company and help the team respond quickly and effectively to business needs
  • Be a subject matter expert and L3 escalation point of contact across all Convene Corporate IT systems
  • Deploy tools and enforce policy to maintain best practices around IT Security
  • Explore new technologies and have fun finding the best tools

What We Look For:

An individual in this position should possess:

  • 6+ years of hands-on experience with:
    • Microsoft Windows and MacOS environments
    • Windows Server 2012+ and Active Directory
    • DevOps Based Environments with proficiency in Powershell, CI/CD, Git
    • IDP/SSO Driven Environments. (Strong knowledge in Okta is preferred)
    • Mobile Device Management (MDM) Driven Environments using systems such as Microsoft Intune, VMWare Workspace One, or JAMF. (Strong knowledge in VMWare Workspace One is preferred)
    • Working within AWS, Azure or GCP environments (AWS experience preferred)
    • Google Workspace and Microsoft 365
    • Zendesk, Jira or other issue tracking systems
  • Care deeply about quality and knows what it means to deliver high quality experience
  • Collaborative and adaptive, you’re comfortable wearing many different hats
  • Have a fun personality, communicate clearly and a pleasure to work with

Who We Are:

Convene is a premium hospitality company that designs and operates meeting, event, flexible office, and membership spaces. With a network of 38 locations across nine cities in the U.S. and UK, Convene thoughtfully combines beautiful yet intuitive design, fully-integrated technology services, and a warm and welcoming environment to create a turnkey solution for extraordinary meeting and work experiences. Founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing hospitality and lifestyle into traditional commercial real estate assets, Convene partners with the industry’s top landlords to deliver increased value to their assets and premium experiences to their tenants. The company counts Hudson’s Bay Company, Ares, and RXR Realty among its investors and has been named one of America’s 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes and a Best Workplace by Inc. magazine, Fortune magazine, and Built In. Learn more at

We’re Here For You:

At Convene, you’ll receive:

  • Excellent health coverage for you and your family starting day one
  • Medical and insurance navigation support through Eden Health
  • Flexible vacation time plus time off for your birthday
  • A Holiday closure each year to allow all employees to unplug and recharge
  • 401K plan with company matching
  • Professional development support
  • A chance to be part of a dynamic, growing team
  • The opportunity to have a significant impact on your team and the business in the work that you do
  • A culture of GRIT (Genuine, Relentless, Integrity and Teamwork