System Engineer, Infrastructure
Engineering – Data & DevOps /
Location: Redwood City, CA
Travel Required: No
Job Classification Exempt FT
Job Functions: Engineering, Infrastructure
Reports to: Engineering Leadership
At Dexterity, we believe robots can positively transform the world. Our breakthrough technology frees people to do the creative, inspiring, problem-solving jobs that humans do best by enabling robots to handle repetitive and physically difficult work.
We’re starting with warehouse automation, where the need for smarter, more resilient supply chains impacts millions of lives and businesses around the world. Dexterity's full-stack robotics systems pick, move, pack, and collaborate with human-like skill, awareness, and learning capabilities. Our systems are software-driven, hardware-agnostic, and have already picked over 15 million goods in production. And did we mention we’re customer-obsessed? Every decision, large and small, is driven by one question – how can we empower our customers with robots to do more than they thought was possible?
Dexterity is one of the fastest growing and best funded startups in the robot manipulation space. Come join our team of robot-obsessed engineers and help make intelligent robots a reality.
About the Role
As our Systems Engineer in Dexterity, you will work closely with other IT/Infra teams to administer Dexterity compute and network for the systems deployed at various customer sites for all Dexterity product lines. Everyday you will be involved in commissioning servers/computes and also to monitor network performance, ensure network availability and reliability as well as provide support and troubleshooting to resolve issues. You will develop practices to help Dexterity measure, monitor and report on the state of key security metrics and compliance gaps across the company. To thrive in this role you will be an integral part of the Infra team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available compute and network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs.
As a System engineer, your responsibilities will include:
Help develop server automation platform to ensure timely delivery of compute resources
Linux/Ubuntu OS SysAdmin
Implement, maintain, and support our growing hardware and software network infrastructure.
Administer various devices and services from website, routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, SD WAN, WiFi.
Maintain systems software (upgrades including OS, service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations).
Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning.
Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team i.e help with ISO and SOC2 compliance initiatives.
BA/BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or related practical experience.
5+ years of experience in system engineering at scale.
Hands-on experience with system and network architecture and design.
System Provisioning Experience: IPMI, PXE, iPXE, DHCP, Foreman, Netbox, Collins, RedHat Kickstart, Debian Preseed
Hardware Experience: HPE, Dell, SuperMicro Servers Cloud Experience: GCP, AWS, Azure, terraform, cloud formation
Experience as a Network Systems Administrator
Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools Wireshark, sflow, et al
Understanding of enterprise network hardware Cisco, Aruba, Juniper, et al
Deep understanding of networking protocols DNS, IPSec, BGP, 802.11, QoS)
Software development skills in Python, Go, Bash (or other languages) a plus
CI/CD: Gitlab, Jenkins or similar a plus
Configuration Management Experience: CFEngine, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt a plus
CCNA, CCNP, or CCIE certifications a plus
Flexible time off
Lunch each day via Forkable
401(k) plan without company matching
PreTax FSA and Commuter Assistance through Navia
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.