National Storage Affiliates Trust

Associate Systems Engineer


Associate Systems Engineer

About National Storage Affiliates Trust:

National Storage Affiliates Trust is a real estate investment trust headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, focused on the ownership, operation and acquisition of self storage properties predominantly located within the top 100 metropolitan statistical areas throughout the United States. As of June 30, 2022, the Company held ownership interests in and operated 1,076 self storage properties located in 42 states and Puerto Rico with approximately 69.9 million rentable square feet. NSA is one of the largest owners and operators of self storage properties among public and private companies in the United States. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at NSA is included in the MSCI US REIT Index (RMS/RMZ), the Russell 2000 Index of Companies and the S&P MidCap 400 Index.

Job Overview:

The Associate Systems Engineer supports the overall technology strategy and streamlines business processes across the main offices and field site locations for National Storage Affiliates, which includes 700+ self-storage stores managed by NSA. This role will have the unique opportunity to build "greenfield" systems and applications like Atlassian and Azure and set our technology strategy and direction for the future. This role will work in various areas, including front end web technologies, integrations, and supporting technology projects and service desk.

This role with NSA, you will report to the Manager of Corporate IT to support multiple technology development initiatives. You will also be supported by an internal and external teams as well as external vendors that provide technology assistance to operations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with organizing, implementing Technology, and operations service desk team tasks
  • Configure and customize Atlassian tools such as JIRA and Confluence.
  • Design templates for various business processes to support business projects
  • Work with internal technology team and external vendors on various projects and daily support items including hardware and software
  • Develop reports and dashboards to support technology, work visibility, and process efficiency

*Responsibilities of this role may change as the department's needs change. However, this role's responsibility will focus primarily on building and optimizing the technology and other departmental business processes using various technology tools.

Compensation Range: $60,000-$63,000 annually plus bonus a

FLSA: Exempt


  • Degree in Information Technology or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience in IT Support
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Win10, Office 365.
  • Experience with Atlassian Cloud applications like JIRA and Confluence
  • Azure and Microsoft 365 experience
  • JIRA (Atlassian) certification is a plus
  • IT operations experience
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and manage multiple projects at once
  • Experience in software development and SDLC methodology
  • Experience with API integration with internal and external systems a plus
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Attention to detail, commitment to quality, and customer service

Hybrid Office Schedule:

2-3 days in office at our Denver Tech Center location;  during probationary period up to 5.

Work Hours and Benefits:

  • Flex work schedule with opportunities to both collaborate in the office and work from home.
  • Competitive salary, PTO, and benefits (health/vision/dental).
  • Paid holidays
  • 100% paid health/vision/dental etc. for employee only plans with up to $3,500 funding towards HSA. 
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • A positive work culture of high integrity team members.
  • Opportunities for career development and training.
  • A healthy work life balance. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work for the position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All personnel may be required to duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  All job descriptions are subject to change.  Job functions and/or responsibilities can be amended at any time at management discretion.

At this time sponsorship is not available. Only permanent residents and citizens will be considered.

NSA OP, LP is an equal opportunity employer. Employment and promotional decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a covered veteran or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal law. No question in our application process is used for the process of limiting or excluding any applicant's consideration for employment on such grounds.