Systems Engineer
Lyris - Silicon Valley, CA

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Be responsible for the availability, reliability, and operations of our systems

Provide technical expertise on the numerous technologies we are using (hardware, SAN, OSes, software stacks, databases, monitoring, configuration management)

Work within the Operations team to ensure 24x7 availability and response within our SLA requirements & provide timely incident resolution

Be responsible for ongoing improvement of processes and applying best practices for the environment

Support Lyris operations, application deployment, Provide expert guidance in design maintenance and documentation of production, engineering, and QA environment using various commercial and open source tools

Work closely with production systems and application owners to provide best practice end-to-end monitoring, systems-management

Architect and implement solutions for production / staging system environments

Handle escalated trouble calls and work closely with engineering, customer support, QA and infrastructure teams to resolve service issues

Validate problem descriptions and perform detailed problem diagnosis; track and update problems in trouble-ticketing system

Rotational 24x7 On-Call Support Requirements

4+ years working in a similar hands-on position responsible for systems and/or network design and maintenance, ideally in a SaaS environment.

Strong verbal and written communications and organizational skills and the ability to work well with other departments and varying levels of Management

Experience with monitoring systems, including custom check specification/development Hadoop, HBase, Linux (CentOS, Red Hat, Debian), bash, bash scripting, OpenVPN, Nagios, rsync, AWS, S3, DNS, DHCP, NTP, YUM, HAProxy, F5, Heartbeat, Chukwa, Apache, syslog ( syslog-ng), Python, Django, Nginx, Node.js, Redis, Tomcat, Wordpress, SSH, SCP

Experience supporting various application stacks on various versions of Linux. JAVA Application Server and Message Queue server experience a plus

Experience SAN and NAS storage foundations

Experience with Scripting language Advanced knowledge in Database Administration, Storage Management, Backup & Recovery, Performance Monitoring, Tuning, Database Integrity & Security

Ability to establish work priorities and manage workload autonomously

Experience with administering, configuring, and troubleshooting multi-tiered production environments

Strong sense of operations and customer support

Experience with ongoing support for Business Continuity and High Availability

Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (or equivalent)

Knowledge of computer networking essentials

Strong analytical abilities

Strong team work and communication skills

About Lyris

Lyris helps companies engage with their customers in relevant and meaningful ways; we transform digital marketing through the use of advanced technology and services that increase customer engagement, conversions and revenue at every opportunity.
Lyris uniquely combines a heritage of pioneering innovation with technology to help businesses achieve value across all their electronic marketing investments. By actively informing message flows with real-time customer data, Lyris empowers companies to manage the customer experience as it is taking place. With more than 15 years’ experience and tens of billions of digital messages processed by our systems, Lyris is continuously transforming the ways companies deliver value to their customers.

Lyris' high-performance, secure and flexible digital marketing platforms, Lyris ONE, Lyris HQ and Lyris ListManager (Lyris LM), radically improve digital marketing efficiency by providing automated message delivery, robust segmentation and integrated social, mobile, CRM and analytics. The Lyris portfolio is comprised of both in-the-cloud and on-premises solutions, combined with customer-focused services and support. Over 5,000 organizations worldwide are using our technology to manage their digital marketing programs.