Senior Systems Engineer - 13265

Remote, United States

The Senior Systems Engineer will build and maintain tools, applications and services supporting the BlackLine SaaS application and internal teams.  A successful candidate must possess solid critical thinking skills and have experience supporting large server farms, 24x7 High Availability mission-critical traffic-intensive web infrastructures and be familiar with container technologies.  Large SaaS experience is very desirable.

Roles and Responsibility (list in order of importance)  

  • Ensure 99.99%+ availability of the services and infrastructure that spans across multiple global datacenters in private and public clouds.
  • Provide support for Active Directory.
  • Build systems and perform necessary tasks to deliver against committed project timelines.
  • Desire to automate everything.
  • Maintain documentation and operational knowledge base.
  • Adhere to the change management and other established processes and procedures.
  • Respond to and troubleshoot incidents. Conduct root cause analyses.
  • Evaluate and analyze systems, performance, issues and metrics in order to provide recommendations for continuous improvements.
  • Participate in a scheduled 24/7 on-call rotation for second tier support escalations.





Required Qualifications

Years of Experience in Related Field: 5+ years


Bachelor’s Degree in an IT or engineering discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 5+ years experience designing, deploying, and managing Active Directory.
  • Advanced knowledge of ADFS, ADDS, ADCS, LDAP, SSO/SAML and Group Policy management.
  • Experience in hybrid cloud and/or multi-cloud environments (GCP, Azure, AWS)
  • Experience administering and supporting Windows and Linux servers.
  • Background in infrastructure automation using Powershell or other scripting languages.
  • Experience with DNS, DHCP, and Networking.
  • Knowledge of server virtualization products such as VMWare, Hyper-V.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with audiences of various levels and backgrounds, both verbally and in written form.
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities in a fast-paced environment. 



Preferred Qualifications

  • Terraform
  • Version control (GIT, BitBucket, GitHub, etc.)
  • Configuration Management tools (Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible)
  • SMTP

Working Conditions

  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature; no special demands are required.


Senior Systems Engineer - 13265

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