Full-Time

Senior System Administrator

Datacenter Operations

Posted on 6/8/2024

Groq

Groq

201-500 employees

Develops real-time AI inference hardware and software

Hardware

Senior

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Required Skills
TCP/IP
Chef
Python
Puppet
Communications
Ansible
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • 5+ years of Linux System Administration
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Networking Experience (DNS, DHCP, PXE, TCP/IP)
  • Experience writing/modifying code to improve monitoring and automation (e.g., Python, Shell Scripting, etc.)
  • Detail Oriented and Highly Organized
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Proven ability to work with external parties including vendors and customers
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve results
  • Flexibility working across multiple systems and contexts
  • 4 year degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent professional experience required
  • Some travel may be required, up to two weeks a quarter, both US and international
  • Ability to move/rack gear up to 50 pounds
  • Start-up experience
  • Professional experience with common configuration management tools (ansible, chef, puppet, foreman)
  • Experience working within a data center or network operation center environment
  • macOS and Linux System Administration experience
  • Interest in AI/ML technologies
Responsibilities
  • Directly Responsible Individual for our Datacenters and operations
  • Install and maintain servers and other rack gear in our Datacenter and Lab space
  • System Administration tasks: Installation of Linux systems and networks, Troubleshooting, Device and systems management, Automation of tasks and key systems
  • Work closely with InfoSec and other departments to protect Groq’s infrastructure
  • Track inventory of spare parts, respond to tickets and general DC duties

At Groq, the focus on real-time AI solutions through a Language Processing Unit™ and a deterministic Tensor Streaming architecture allows the company to excel in delivering ultra-low latency AI inference at scale. This specialized approach not only enhances technology performance but also simplifies processes for developers, accelerating production timelines and improving return on investment. Additionally, Groq's commitment to domestically-based supply chains supports higher sustainability and reliability in operations, making it an effective workplace for driving forward-thinking AI technology solutions.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$408.6M

Headquarters

Mountain View, California

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

24%

1 year growth

31%

2 year growth

9%
INACTIVE