Systems Engineer IV at Mailgun Technologies

Mailgun Technologies

Linux Systems Engineer IV – Remote

Engineering | United States | Full time


Mailgun is looking for a Linux Systems Engineer to join our infrastructure team. This team is responsible for building and operating the infrastructure at the heart of every Mailgun service. As an engineer on this team, you would be responsible for the day-to-day management of the global infrastructure. This would include monitoring and tracking key performance indicators, working with other engineers to ensure our products and services are appropriately resourced, automating all the things, and planning for future growth and scalability.


  • Work closely with other engineering teams to identify systems requirements
  • Build and support our cloud-based microservices infrastructure
  • Automate wherever possible – routine processes and remediation tasks shouldn’t require human intervention
  • Develop, monitor and track SLOs for the systems under management
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues coming from support staff, other engineering teams, and our automated monitoring system
  • Ensure our datastores are healthy and operating at optimal performance levels
  • Contribute to our growing engineering management team and culture


  • Background in Networking / infrastructure / Ops
  • Expertise troubleshooting networking issues including spanning tree, VPN tunnels and Cloud Peering
  • Experience with BGP is a plus
  • Experience with cloud providers such as AWS, GCP
  • Experience with distributed data stores such as PostgreSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB, and ElasticSearch
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated capability of building strong relationships with peers and leadership
  • Experience operating and maintaining production systems in a Linux and public cloud environment


  • 5+ weeks PTO (treat yo’ self)
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Up to 100% Medical coverage for employees
  • Life insurance
  • Exclusive Gold’s Gym membership discounts
  • 12 weeks paid Maternity Leave for birth mothers
  • 4 weeks paid Parental Leave for parents, including through adoption or foster care
  • 401k with employer match
  • 24/7 parking for downtown San Antonio office
  • Limitless supply of Topo Chico in the San Antonio Office
  • Weston Centre Member Card for exclusive restaurant & hotel discounts in San Antonio

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