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Senior Network / Systems Engineer

Hydra Host
Miami, FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

About Hydra Host


Our Company


Hydra Host is a fast moving startup that offers natively cross-cloud infrastructure for apps with high resilience & security requirements. Our goal is to build and scale an ambitious 100% uptime edge computing network that promotes a new architecture and paradigm for hosting applications with significant resilience, security, and performance gains. We are seeking innovative, self sufficient technical professionals to contribute to the ongoing design, development, and scaling of this infrastructure.


Our Philosophy


Hydra Host is a people-centric, mission-driven, remote-friendly, experimental company.  Results > titles. We believe in individual freedom, self-expression and preserving an online culture of heterodoxy that has driven massive human flourishing.  


​As a Sr. Network/System Engineer you will:

  • Manage technical network solutions and frameworks
  • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems
  • Perform OS configuration and troubleshooting of the underlying hosting platform and related hardware
  • Upgrade network hardware and software components as required
  • Design, test, and inspect network systems
  • Perform network planning, modeling, and analysis
  • Configure and maintain data center network equipment including SDN routers and switches
  • Collaborate with security team to design, implement and manage security countermeasures when network vulnerabilities arise
  • Analyze, engineer, and execute software functions
  • Develop and deliver professional proposals and design documentation
  • Manage technology vendors
  • Expert level experience in carrier-grade routing and transport protocols for WAN and DC. IPv4/IPv6, TCP/IP, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, etc
  • Expert level experience in VPN technologies


  • Minimum 7 years experience in similar or overlapping roles, with a strong preference for previous data center experience in an ISP or hosting provider
  • Expert level experience in data center or carrier grade network technologies, with a preference for recent SDN / SD-WAN experience
  • Extensive knowledge of computer operations and systems, hardware and software
  • Extensive experience with Unix based operating systems, with a strong preference for experience with Sun Solaris / SmartOS / Illumos / BSD
  • Expertise in written and verbal communication skills
  • Certifications courses such as PCNSE, CCNP/DP are a plus
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Passion for creative problem solving and outside the box thinking
  • Able to deliver a message to Garcia

We Offer The Following Benefits To All Full-time Employees

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits - Healthcare, Dental, Vision & 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  • Above market rate equity compensation package
  • Quarterly in-person team-building opportunities
  • Remote working - travel and work from anywhere in the world

Hydra Host is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hydra Host


Miami, FL



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