Senior System Administrator
Couchbase - Mountain View, CA

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We are looking to add a smart, energetic, and fast learning System Administrator/Operations Engineer who will develop, manage and support Couchbase’s growing infrastructure including building and maintaining virtual clouds for QE and development, automate deployments using Chef, manage the network, security, build infrastructure, and more.

As an independent thinker, you may be free to replace some of the technologies we currently use with ones you feel are better. If so, you should be prepared to discuss and debate the pros and cons of suggested technologies with other stakeholders.


Maintain and support all IT needs for a growing organization including hardware and software support, networking, security, build infrastructure, and more.

Maintain and support mission critical, front-end and back-end production environments

Provide desktops/laptops support for Mac, Windows, and Linux.

Provide support for remote and VPN access.

Install, Develop, and maintain VMs for testing and development. Create images, install VMs, install cloud components like ESXi , vCenter, vSphere, vCenter, Xen, Xen management software, etc.


Knowledge of sys admin automation tools (including Chef), file services (nfs, smb), backups and recovery tools

Experienced in network management, DNS management, switches configuration, VLAN, security and best practices, VPN, etc..

Experienced on installing, upgrading, and maintaining Redhat, debian, Mac OSX, Windows, Vmware, Solaris

Creating new build machines using chef or other configuration management tools

Proven ability to take on new tasks, and work independently to bring the tasks to completion

Familiar and able to maintain tools like of git, gerrit, wiki, and Jira

Good to have

Familiar with scripting languages like python, ruby, nginx, postfix, bind, AWS is a plus

Develop and maintain cool thing that we have like remote bell ringer for the sales team, git mirror, build query service, etc..