Systems Engineer

Yext   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 393 days ago

Systems Engineer

Yext puts business on the map. The Yext Knowledge Engine™ lets companies manage their digital knowledge in the cloud and sync it to over 100 services in the PowerListings® Network. Yext Listings, Pages, and Reviews help businesses around the globe facilitate face-to-face and digital interactions that boost brand awareness, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.

Our Infrastructure Team evaluates, builds, and supports solutions for all aspects of Systems, Networks, Monitoring and Deployment across our hybrid Iron and Cloud environment.  We’re looking for an experienced Systems Engineer


  • Design, implement and operate our production infrastructure
  • Develop and/or utilize and integrate automation tools
  • Optimize system performance for our applications
  • Provide high-level architectural guidance
  • Plan for capacity requirements in a growing environment
  • Develop policies for full system lifecycles across all stacks
  • Participate in an on-call rotation

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum two years experience
  • Mid/advanced public cloud design (AWS/GCP)
  • Experience with configuration automation (Chef, Ansible, etc. )
  • Functional knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Version control systems (Git, Mercurial)
  • Experience with at least one programming language (Java, Go, Ruby, C)
  • Some experience with orchestration tools (Mesos, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Familiarity with software development practices
  • B.S in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Preferred Requirements 

  • Web Serving (haproxy/nginx/apache/etc.)
  • A background in security
  • Message queuing systems
  • Service location systems (Zookeeper, Eureka)
  • Graphite