System Engineer

Posting ID : A1068534246
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Systems Networking

Position Title: System Engineer
Location: NY or Boston
Salary: $150k - 200K
Are you interested in working for a cool internet startup backed by one of the hottest VC's in the industry? We are looking for highly motivated candidates with a degree in Computer Sciences and/or experience working with Internet and Web technologies. This is a fast paced environment with tremendous room for growth.

The System Engineer is responsible for educating customers, understanding their technical & business issues and developing innovative solutions. They must also have strong communication skills for customer presentations, industry events and providing a feedback loop to Product Management.

The System Engineer will focus on site evaluation, testing, uncovering customer requirements, and capturing data that compares our service over a prospect's current solutions.
You must possess a good understanding of common web and application architectures.
This position requires technical skills, expertise with various web publishing environments and web performance tools, and documentation experience. Successful candidates must be action-oriented, capable of independently solving complex technical problems, and be able to communicate clearly and effectively to both the Sales and Engineering teams.
Work independently to evaluate prospective customers' web architecture and deliver the appropriate evaluation, delivering reports on improvements
Work closely with Sales and Engineering to resolve technical issues that arise during customer testing and demo creation
Drive improved testing, demos, and reports leading to compelling pre-sales support for sales organization
Participate in internal projects that help scale the group, implement best practices, and improve our methodology and quality of performance testing

Experience with web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript, Json, Ajax, TCP, DNS)
Knowledge of different CMS systems such as Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal,etc.
Scripting skills -- Javascript, Python a plus
Knowledge of Lua, Nginx
Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)

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