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Systems Administrator

| Greater Boston Area

Description

 

Work 4 days, have 3 days off – Schedule, Sunday – Wednesday, from 7 AM to 6 PM ET.

About the position

This position offers the right candidate an opportunity to participate in two of the fastest growing segments of the Internet – SaaS and the Cloud! Get in on the ground floor at Everbridge, the market leader for Incident Management and Communications solutions.

Our Technical Operations team plays a critical role in ensuring that Everbridge platforms are highly available through proactive system monitoring including verification of the integrity, availability and performance of the production environment.

Importantly, Everbridge Operations Engineers must develop a solid understanding of Everbridge’s platforms and processes, they must be keen to learn, able to use their experience and initiative to tackle a broad range of problems and contribute to the growing success of Everbridge’s applications and services.

What You Will Do:

  • Identify, troubleshoot, and leverage all available resources to resolve production related issues and communicate issues to internal teams/management as required. This may include coordinating with third-party vendors and other IT teams.
    • Issues to be resolved require a broad range of troubleshooting skills related to: software functionality, application/web server configuration, database management, and third-party dependencies.
  • Identify and troubleshoot recurring platform problems as well as collaborating with internal teams to diagnose and prevent problems from occurring again.
  • Trouble ticket generation and response; vendor interface and escalations.
  • Look for and develop automation to assist in monitoring, troubleshooting, and administrative tasks.
  • Initiate escalation requests per internal and external Service Level Agreements requirements.
  • Maintain client security levels and information confidentiality.
  • Create knowledgebase articles, procedures and runbooks. Provides documented case resolution information so that future issues are resolved faster and maintain it up-to-date.
  • Utilize monitoring tools and assist in the creation of pro-active monitoring practices to ensure system availability, functionality, and performance 24/7.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

A successful System Administrator/SRE will demonstrate a general understanding of the technology utilized by the company; be able to describe and communicate basic technological concepts and terminology; apply standard IT technology in daily work; possess effective communication skills and have the following:

  • 5+ years of experience maintaining, managing and monitoring remote servers running Linux/Unix production environments.
  • Proficient in one or more scripting languages: such PowerShell, bash or programming languages such as Python, Java, or PHP.
  • Have at least 5 years’ experience of working in Technical Operations as a Systems Administrator, junior SRE or equivalent 
  • Drive and aptitude to investigate and learn about new technology and troubleshooting processes.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, and ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and projects with minimal supervision.
  • Have the ability to utilize a high degree of creativity, analytical thinking and initiative.
  • Experience with enterprise class monitoring/management systems (e.g. Nagios, SolarWinds, Cacti, Alertsite, DataDog, etc.)

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience with systems automation (e.g. Salt/Chef/etc.).
  • Experience with virtualization technologies.
  • Experience in administrating cloud platforms like AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.
  • Working knowledge of ITIL and/or agile methodologies.
  • Professional Exposure to container platform tools like OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes.

About the company:

Everbridge is the leading critical communications platform trusted by corporations and communities of all sizes to connect the right people for real-time collaboration and response. Connecting more than 100 million people and internet-enabled devices, the company assures that secure, compliant communications are delivered and confirmed, whether locally or globally.

Everbridge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
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Location

Free parking, plenty of restaurants, shopping and outdoor spaces to enjoy!

What are Everbridge Perks + Benefits

Everbridge Benefits Overview

Our benefits package is competitive and robust. Four weeks' vacation, eleven company holidays, and a flexible work from home policy, are just some of the highlights of what we offer to our team. Click the links below for details on what we offer to you and your family.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Check out this blog post to see how our fellow #bridgers use their generous VTO benefit: https://medium.com/team-everbridge/giving-back-to-the-communities-where-we-work-and-live-1642296e8719
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
This program includes healthcare and dependent care management accounts to allow employees to pay out-of-pocket expenses with tax-free dollars.
Disability Insurance
Life and disability insurance provides financial protection to you and your loved ones in the event of a serious injury or death. Basic life/AD&D, STD & LTD is provided at no cost to you.
Dental Benefits
PPO in-network provides coverage for 100% preventative care and basic care and 60% for major services, up to $2,000 annual maximum.
Vision Benefits
A comprehensive vision plan, provided through MetLife, reduces costs for those who regularly see an eye care professional for eyeglasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Everbridge offers two Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) options and a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with a Health Savings Account (HSA) option. All plans are managed by Blue Cross Blue Shield
Life Insurance
Life and disability insurance provides financial protection to you and your loved ones in the event of a serious injury or death. Basic life/AD&D, STD & LTD is provided at no cost to you.
Pet Insurance
Everbridge employees can ensure a long & healthy life for their pet by purchasing pet insurance through United Pet Care discount program.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employees can contribute from 1% to 25% of salary. The plan allows employees to make 401k contributions on pre-tax and after-tax basis. Employee chooses from various investment options.
401(K) Matching
Company match is a 50% match on the first 4% of salary contributed, up to the yearly maximum. Company matching contributions are subject to a three-year vesting schedule– 1/3 after one year, 2/3 aft
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
US employees may contribute up to 15% of base pay toward purchase of Everbridge stock. Stocks are purchased at 15% discount off market price. The ESPP has 2 six-month offering/contribution periods.
Performance Bonus
Depending on your position at Everbridge, you may be eligible for an annual performance based bonus at year end.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
For birthing moms: 100% pay up to 10 weeks (coordinated with Short-Term Disability) For partners and adoptive parents: 100% pay up to 4 weeks
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Everbridge offers a number of remote positions, and our office-based positions are eligible for remote flexibilty, per manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Employees are eligible for paid time off for sick, personal or vacation leave. New hires are eligible for 20 days / 160 hours per year, accrued on a bi-weekly basis and prorated based on date of hire.
Paid Volunteer Time
Full-time, US-based employees can take two days / 16 hours per year to participate in community-service activities that are company sponsored through a Pro Bono partner.
Paid Sick Days
Employees are eligible for paid time off for sick, personal or vacation leave. New hires are eligible for 20 days / 160 hours per year, accrued on a bi-weekly basis and prorated based on date of hire.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Our CultureBridge committee plans multiple company social events throughout the year including themed "Thirsty Thursday" events, annual holiday parties, summer outings, and more!
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch on Tuesday and thirsty Thursday events!
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
All office locations are stocked with snacks, and offer weekly Tasty Tuesday company catered lunches. We also offer seasonal cold brew, and Thirsty Thursdays.
Happy Hours
Every week, we host "Tasty Tuesdays" (free lunch) and "Thursty Thursdays" (company happy hour).
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Catered Lunch on Tuesdays & Craft Beer Deliveries on Thirsty Thursdays | Flexible Work Environment | Employee Referral Program with Networking Effect Leading to Cash Bonuses | Employee Stock Purchase Plan | Monthly Employee Engagement Activities (Chili Cook-off, Summer Outing, Holiday Party, Massage Day, Coffee Cart at Qtr. End) | Education and on-boarding sessions for the entire company through our "Bits & Bytes" program | Financial results are always shared and visible

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