The data center keeps growing, with well over 500 petabytes of data under management, so we need more systems administrators to help us keep track of all the systems as our operation expands. Our latest systems administrator is Mike! Let’s learn a bit more about him, shall we?
What is your Backblaze title?
Sr. systems administrator.
Where are you originally from?
What attracted you to Backblaze?
The culture of the company.
What do you expect to learn while being at Backblaze?
Speed and reliability of the Backblaze products, and how to make beer.
Where else have you worked?
Yahoo, Google, Dialpad, GrandCentral, Standard & Poors, Care2.
Where did you go to school?
Mission College/San Jose State.
What’s your dream job?
To watch and report the daily surf forecast on the south side of Maui.
Of what achievements are you most proud of?
Being the best dad in the world.
Why do you like certain things?
If it makes me smile then I will like it.
Favorite place you’ve traveled?
Star Trek or Star Wars?
Coke or Pepsi?
Anything else you’d like to tell us?
I don’t sleep.
Welcome to the Backblaze team, Mike! We are excited for you to learn about the speed and reliability of our products and how to make beer — both are very great skills to have working here!