Yext puts business on the map with the award-winning Location Cloud. We enable companies of all sizes to manage location data across their websites, mobile apps, internal systems, and the industry’s largest ecosystem of maps, apps, social networks, directories, and search engines including Google, Apple, Facebook, Bing, and Yahoo. Learn more about how we help people go places at yext.com.

Systems Engineer at Yext

Yext puts business on the map with the award-winning Location Cloud. We enable companies of all sizes to manage location data across their websites, mobile apps, internal systems, and the industry’s largest ecosystem of maps, apps, social networks, directories, and search engines including Google, Apple, Facebook, Bing, and Yahoo. Our products — Listings, Pages, and Reviews — enable the world's millions of businesses to drive face-to-face and digital interactions that boost brand awareness, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.

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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 System Engineer to do the following:

  • Design, implement and operate our production infrastructure
  • Utilize and/or develop 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

Requirements

  • 3-6 years of industry experience
  • Mid-level to advanced Linux administration
  • Mid-level MySQL/Percona/MariaDB administration
  • Ability to write functional and efficient scripts in at least one modern language
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc. (we use Chef)
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices
  • Functional knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Version control systems (Git, Mercurial)
  • Experience with at least one programming language (Java, Go, Ruby, C)
  • Basic understanding of software development practices
  • Some experience with AWS
  • B.S in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Bonus Points for the Following:

  • Web Serving (haproxy/nginx/apache/etc.)
  • OSSec
  • Advanced AWS Usage (VPC, RDS, DynamoDB, Redshift, SQS)
  • Message queuing systems (RabbitMQ)
  • Service location systems (Zookeeper, Eureka)

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Compensation, Benefits & Perks

Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours / paid time off, and excellent health / dental / vision insurance. Our mission is to help people go places—both consumers to our customers’ doorsteps and our employees to new heights

in their careers. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.

About

Based in the heart of New York City, Yext has been recognized as one of America’s fastest growing companies by the Inc. 5000 (2015 & 2016), one of Forbes’ Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015) and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014, 2015 & 2016).

You can learn more about the Yext team and culture on themuse, our website, and blog.

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Why work with us
Our mission at Yext is to help people go places. Our products do that by helping our customers put perfect location data in the palm of their customers' hands. But we also aspire to help our team members go places in their careers. Build your career in a fast-paced, agile environment and be part of a growing, global team. Together, we'll go places.
Culture
Learn fast. Think big. Get stuff done. These are the three Yext value pillars that have guided our team from 5 to 600 employees with 5 offices around the world. Innovation comes from not accepting the world as it is. Yexters are constantly looking to improve and push the boundaries of both our products and our abilities.
Perks & Benefits
Get what you’re worth: Company-wide policy to reward and retain top performers. Competitive total reward program, including competitive base salary, equity, and comprehensive benefit packages. Yearly performance appraisal process and compensation reviews. Competitive commissions plans for our sales teams. Equity packages
Take your time: Yexters love to travel, whether in packs or solo with Yext’s flexible vacation policy. Paid parental leave includes maternity, paternity, and adoptive parents.
Enjoy the perks: Allocation for meals and fully stocked kitchen with unlimited snacks and drinks. Comprehensive perks program gives employees access to wireless services like AT&T and T-Mobile discounts as well as several additional employee discount programs and dedicated Benefit Hotline Service Team.
Hone your craft: Opportunity for career growth and mobility. “Lunch and learn” programming open to all departments. Strong employee mentoring programs including weekly check-ins and stand-ups.
Take care of yourself: Reimbursements on gym memberships. Wellness Program includes flu shots, health diagnostics, free onsite massages, and pressed juice days. Ergonomic work stations — including standing desks.
Let loose: Game room with foosball, video games, and weekly game night on our custom poker table. Pizza and beer every Friday. Interest groups including a book club and volleyball team.
Save for your future: Contribute pretax dollars to Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) or Dependent Care Spending Accounts (DCSA). Invest for your retirement on a tax-deferred basis via Yext’s 401(k) plan. Contribute pretax dollars to Transit and Parking Accounts to use towards the purchase of parking services and mass transit.
Make the world your business: In addition to our NYC headquarters, Yext has offices in Virginia (Tysons Corner), Chicago, Dallas and the United Kingdom (London).
Give back: Organized company-wide volunteer days. NY Cares training held onsite. Bi-annual coat & food drives.

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