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Backblaze is hiring and we need a Senior Network Sys Admin to join our operations team! Want to help us grow and continue on as a leader in cloud storage? Check out the job description and the steps to apply below:
Senior Network Sys Admin Responsibilities:
Own network infrastructure & services (routers, switches, VPNs, LBs, DNS, DHCP, PXE, etc)
Automate deploying & updating network related configurations
Lead efforts to monitor and troubleshoot network issues
Improve network security (PCI compliance, firewalls, ACLs, HackerOne, Log Analysis, etc)
Negotiate contracts with networking hardware and connectivity vendors
Forecast bandwidth growth and manage ramp schedules with telcos
Help model the cost of customer bandwidth usage
Help administer/debug non-networking system (Debian Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, etc)
Help with planning (improve performance, reduce cost, increase efficiency, mitigate risk)
Participate in the 24×7 on-call pager rotation and respond to alerts as needed
Expert knowledge availability topologies in both routing and switching layers
Expert knowledge with layer 3 technologies: IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, BGP, HSRP, VRRP, QoS
Expert knowledge of Linux system administration
6+ years of experience or equivalent
Bash and/or Python scripting and Automation skills (Ansible experience preferred)
Position based in San Mateo, CA
Required for all Backblaze Employees
Good attitude and willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done
Strong desire to work for a small fast paced company
Desire to learn and adapt to rapidly changing technologies and work environment
Occasional visits to Backblaze datacenters necessary
Rigorous adherence to best practices
Relentless attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills and good oral/written communication
Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Interested in working at Backblaze? Follow these steps:
Send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the position in the subject line. Include your resume.
Tell us a bit about your Networking experience.
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Backblaze is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive salary and benefits.