Systems Engineer

Engineering Mill Valley, California


Our mission is to help people everywhere find a job and company they love.  We are disrupting an industry by changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. 

As a Systems Engineer at Glassdoor, you will own many of Glassdoor’s core infrastructure systems. You will be a member of a small team with wide reach and exposure to many technologies. Groups across Glassdoor will rely on your guidance when it comes to the design of production and service infrastructure. Our ideal candidate is highly technical, has experience in technologically diverse environments, and is passionate about creating an amazing user experience.


  • Architect, automate, and manage corporate server infrastructure, cloud computing platforms, and enterprise applications
  • Lead internal initiatives that result in highly available, redundant, resilient systems and services
  • Design comprehensive monitoring and alerting strategies built around key performance and health indicators using tools such as Nagios and Zabbix
  • Establish a configuration management framework for servers, endpoint devices, and networks
  • Manage and optimize log aggregation platforms such as SumoLogic, Syslog, Splunk
  • Work with security, facilities, and engineering groups to develop and maintain a strong security posture
  • Act as an escalation point for our support team and play a role in their technical development

Required Experience & Qualifications:

  • BS in a technical field or 5 years of related experience
  • Automation using scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell
  • Deep knowledge of network technology and protocols (TCP/IP, routing, switching, wireless)
  • Expert in Linux or Windows server OS’s, working knowledge of both
  • Solid experience in infrastructure virtualization, particularly with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience managing infrastructure and endpoints in highly diverse, multi-platform environments
  • Strong customer service, leadership, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to plan projects, multi-task and handle multiple priorities
  • Results oriented and delivery focused, with proven experience leading infrastructure and engineering projects

Nice to have:

  • Enterprise storage technology
  • Database technology (MSSQL, My SQL, RDS)
  • Enterprise applications like Google Apps, Okta, Box
  • Active Directory
  • Cisco / Palo Alto Networks network equipment
  • Experience with a configuration management tool (Chef/Ansible/Puppet/Salt)

Why Glassdoor?

  • Work with purpose – join us in creating transparency for job seekers everywhere
  • Glassdoor gives back! Glassdoor is a Pledge 1% member; all employees receive 3 paid volunteer days
  • 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage; 85% dependent coverage
  • Equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs
  • Sunny & peaceful Mill Valley offices located right on the water
  • Walking, running and biking trails steps away from the office
  • Onsite gym and fitness classes
  • Free catered lunch; new menu daily
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
  • Dog-friendly office (with dog-free zones if you are so inclined)
  • Free parking

Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law.  Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.