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Senior Systems Administrator

Waabi

Waabi

Software Engineering, IT
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
Waabi, founded by AI pioneer and visionary Raquel Urtasun, is an AI company building the next generation of self-driving technology. With a world class team and an innovative approach that unleashes the power of AI to “drive” safely in the real world, Waabi is bringing the promise of self-driving closer to commercialization than ever before. Waabi is backed by best-in-class investors across the technology, logistics and the Canadian innovation ecosystem.
With offices in Toronto and San Francisco, Waabi is growing quickly and looking for diverse, innovative and collaborative candidates who want to impact the world in a positive way.
To learn more visit: www.waabi.ai
You will...
- Work with an integrated team and partner with a multidisciplinary team of Engineers and Research scientists working to develop the next generation AI-first technologies that will enable safe self-driving at scale
- Identify and act on opportunities to improve processes and systems
- Work with with teams to create policies, standards and enforce them across all sites
- Create site disaster recovery plans and ensure policies, procedures are followed
- Procure and manage the lifecycle of a large fleet of laptops, high powered workstations and other computing equipment.
- Track and manage site-related expenses and assets.
- Oversee ticket workflow through various channels including JIRA, email, instant messaging, and verbal requests.
- Configure and manage a large throughput, high performance on-premise network.
- Work in collaboration with Engineering and Operations teams to ensure that systems and networks are secure and performant.
- Create a productive working environment for staff while maintaining compliance with company security standards and industry best practices.
Qualifications:
- Excellent communication skills with resourceful, customer service mindset.
- Collaborative team player with a willingness to take ownership, stay organized, and support colleagues.
- Interested in self-driving technologies, solving hard problems, and creating innovative solutions.
- Proven experience establishing and automating IT processes.
- Experience managing SaaS applications at scale such as Google Workspace, Slack etc.
- Proficiency with configuration management tools and shell scripting.
- Working knowledge of layer 2 and layer 3 networking
- Expertise in firewalls, high-performance routing, client and site-to-site VPNs, and WAN optimization.
- Extensive experience with Linux system administration
- Familiarity with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.
- Experience with network monitoring and performance tools
- You will be required to engage in physical activities within reasonable accommodation. Some tasks may require - lifting and moving material up to 50~ pounds each, bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head, frequent walking in the facilities, ascending and descending ladders, stairs, and hallways.
Perks/Benefits:
- Competitive compensation and equity awards.
- Health and Wellness benefits encompassing Medical, Dental and Vision coverage (for full-time employees only).
- Unlimited Vacation.
- Flexible hours and Work from Home support.
- Daily drinks, snacks and catered meals (when in office).
- Regularly scheduled team building activities and social events both on-site, off-site & virtually.
- As we grow, this list continues to evolve!
Waabi is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating a supportive, inclusive, and accessible environment for all employees. We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military or veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, caregiver status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We make workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please let our recruiting team know.