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Careers at WEKA

WEKA is growing fast! We’re looking for smart, dedicated, driven individuals that want to help the world’s most innovative organizations solve complex data management challenges.

Be part of something big at WEKA

We envision a future without compromise for our customers, so we’re creating a novel approach to data management that’s purpose-built for performance-intensive workloads in the cloud and AI era. We’re a pre-IPO, growth-stage company on a hyper-growth trajectory. We’ve raised $275M in capital and are backed by dozens of leading venture capital and strategic investors. Our flagship product, the WEKA® Data Platform, is helping hundreds of the world’s leading research organizations and enterprises—including eight of the Fortune 50—to achieve first-to-market results with AI, machine learning, and high-performance computing. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey.

The WEKA Way

Innovate

Innovation is in our DNA. We’re committed to developing next-generation data solutions for our customers that don’t require compromises and challenge the status quo.

Collaborate

We are aligned on a common vision and work together to find solutions. Individually, we move boulders. As a team, we move mountains.

Persist

We’re helping to solve our customers’ most complex data challenges, and we won’t stop until they’re successful.

Grow

We strive to hire the best people and help to grow and develop their skills so they can advance their careers.

Play

We make time to have fun, laugh, learn, and celebrate our successes together.

Thrive

We believe in balancing hard work with time to rest, restore, reflect, and savor a job well done.

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WEKA Data Platform Administrator

About The Position

WEKA is leading a paradigm shift in how data is stored, managed, and processed in the cloud and AI era. We are a pre-IPO, growth-stage company on a hyper-growth trajectory that has raised over $275M in capital and is backed by dozens of world-class venture capital and strategic investors.

Our flagship product, the WEKA® Data Platform, is a software-based, hybrid cloud solution transforming stagnant legacy data siloes into dynamic data pipelines that power GPUs efficiently and fuel performance-intensive workloads like generative AI and machine learning seamlessly and sustainably.

We’re passionate about helping our customers overcome complex data management challenges to accelerate their innovation and help grow their businesses. If you share our passion, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey. 

Responsibilities

As a WEKA Data Platform Administrator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of WEKA Storage Infrastructure for our Managed Services customers. You will work cross-functionally directly with WEKA Managed Services customers, with internal teams at various locations, as well as with external 3rd party vendors. You will implement the WEKA Data Platform, create file systems, configure and attach buckets from object storage, and configure tiering policies, troubleshooting common daily issues, frequently engaging and collaborating with WEKA colleagues.   

The WEKA Data Platform Administrator role is critical to WEKA’s Manager Services as it augments our services offerings to our customers. The Data Platform Administrator will become intimately acquainted with the customer's business requirements, mission, objectives, systems and solutions, environment, and service history. General direction is provided on routine work, while detailed direction is provided on new projects and assignments and ongoing review of activities and priorities. The ideal candidate will be a critical contributor or lead on solution/deployment projects.

Bring Your Expertise – and Your Passion

The types of tasks this individual is responsible for are a mix of structured and unstructured tasks, focusing on assisting customers to achieve their objectives. The WEKA Storage Administrator will apply attained experiences and knowledge in deploying and maintaining complex storage solutions.

  • Storage management and optimization, including upgrades, audits, performance monitoring, file system creation, NFS / SMB / S3 configuration as needed, etc
  • Documentation: create and maintain architecture, operational and workflow documentation of the WEKA environment according to best practices
  • Service management: interact and integrate with operational service management teams (internally and externally) to ensure smooth, continuous storage operations
  • Customer management: serve as a trusted adviser to the customer, providing technical mentorship on WEKA solutions
  • Partnering with Oracle and other 3rd party vendors to implement solutions based on customer’s requirements and designs
  • Effectively communicating with internal customers, peers, and managers regarding storage administration issues.

Requirements:

  • Strong Experience (10+Years) with architecture and administration of traditional storage architectures
  • Experience with architecture and administration of Object, Block, or File (NFS, SMB) storage required
  • Able to effectively navigate various OS such as Linux RedHat/OEL, IBM AIX, Solaris, Windows.
  • Experience deploying large Cloud deployments and working knowledge of AWS, Oracle Cloud, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience with LAN/WAN networking schemes such as DNS, ACLs, TCP/IP, and OSI models
  • Experience with DevOps scripting languages such as Python, Ansible, Bash, etc. is desirable.
  • Experience with Ticketing system tools and competencies in Major Incident Management
  • Knowledge of using system monitoring/alerting tools for Enterprise IT Infrastructures 
  • Able to proficiently coordinate and troubleshoot problems in partnership with internal teams and external 3rd party vendors
  • Experience evaluating & managing outages to business-critical infrastructure
  • Able to meet service-level agreement (SLA) deadlines and work within a fast-paced environment
  • MUST - Experience architecting, designing, and implementing solutions in Azure at scale.

Concerned that you don’t meet every qualification above?

Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply for jobs if they don’t meet every qualification specified. At WEKA, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this position but are concerned that your past work experience doesn’t match up perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway – you may be just the right candidate for this or other roles at WEKA.

WEKA is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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