Riverbed Technology, Inc.

  • System Administrator

    Job Locations US-San Francisco | US-DC-Washington, DC | US-TX-Dallas
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  • Company Overview

    With a powerful combination of Digital Experience, Cloud Networking, and Cloud Edge solutions, Riverbed – The Digital Performance Company –  provides a modern IT architecture for the digital enterprise, delivering new levels of operational agility and visibility, while dramatically accelerating business performance and outcomes. As businesses transform digitally and experiment with new technologies, they partner with Riverbed to push boundaries, increase performance, and rethink possible.


    Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue and 30,000+ customers – including 98% of the Fortune 100 and 100% of the Forbes Global 100.


    About this Position

    Title:  System Administrator

    Location: San Francisco, CA (preferred) or US (remote/home office)


    The Riverbed SteelCentral Global Center of Excellence (CoE) is seeking a System Administrator to manage and maintain the environment used by Technical Staff to demonstrate our industry leading line of IT performance management products.  The incumbent will work under the direction of the environments lead architect, and with assistance from other members of the SteelCentral CoE but will perform their job functions mostly independently.  Applicants must be strongly self-motivated and self-reliant.  Since the environment supports a global work force, some scheduling flexibility is required to support maintenance activities.  Scheduling flexibility is generally allowed, but ability to meet with other team members during their regular working hours is required.  This position will require some travel, <10%.  This is a work from home position but requires a fast broadband connection.



    • Maintain highly available instances of the complete line of SteelCentral products.
    • Maintain load generation systems.
    • Process access request for new employees and partners.
    • Respond to Level 1 tickets, including "How do I's".
    • Keep a heterogeneous environment, including Windows, Ubuntu, ESX, RiOS, and Appliances up to date with current patches.
    • Maintain SAN and Network environments.
    • Maintain systems in the cloud.


    • Highly self-motivated, able to work independently.
    • Understanding a broad spectrum of IT technology, including knowledge of networking, systems administration, telephony, and virtualization.
    • Excellent written communication skills.
    • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.


    About Riverbed

    If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


    Learn more at www.riverbed.com. 


    Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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