Lead, Systems Engineer


Remote / United Kingdom
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 12/22/2020
  • Website: bullhorn.com
  • Company Address: 33-41 Farnsworth Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA , 02210

About Bullhorn

Bullhorn is the global leader in software for the recruitment industry. More than 10,000 companies rely on Bullhorn’s cloud-based platform to power their recruitment processes from start to finish. Headquartered in Boston, with offices around the world, Bullhorn is founder-led and employs more than 950 people globally.

Job Description

Bullhorn is looking for a problem-solving systems technologist and leader to become our next Lead, Systems Engineer (EMEA).  In this role, you will be responsible for being a technical mentor and leader for our EMEA-based Systems Engineering team members.  The position will require an excellent understanding of JVM and LAMP stack technologies along with windows services and configuration. The ideal candidate will have proven leadership and technical experience with an excellent foundation in operating systems and networking skills.

As a Lead Systems Engineer, you will:


  • Lead by example with clear communication, technical expertise, and operational excellence.

  • Lead and mentor direct reports to meet both individual and team performance metrics and goals.

  • Ensure 24/7 availability of the production application environment. This will include on-call responsibilities on a rotating basis.

  • Participate in the planning, coordination, and execution of new product deployment and enhancement projects.

  • Develop new or reform existing system analysis and reporting tools and tools for task automation.

  • Document technical environments, processes and procedures, testing plans, project plans.

  • Maintain network and systems configurations for national and international data centers.

  • Organize Subject Matter Expert training of the processes and/or products you support ensuring the rest of the team builds corresponding acumen.

The Job Might be for You, If:

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MBA, MIS, related field of study or equivalent professional experience.

  • You have 7+ years total experience with systems administration and engineering, as well as hardware and software troubleshooting.

  • You have aspirations to be a people leader or have served as one in the past.

  • You are able to communicate clearly and effectively.

  • You have experience with managing large scale enterprise SaaS environments.

  • You have experience with SAN storage technologies (iSCSI, FCP, CIFS, NFS, etc)

  • Understands cloud-first and self-hosted application architectures, and have worked with cloud providers (Google Cloud, AWS, Microsoft Azure)

  • You have a mastery of Linux and Windows administration.

  • Understands TCP/IP, network devices such as switches,  routers, firewalls

  • You have experience with JBoss/Tomcat/PHP/Apache

  • Understands and has high proficiency in shell, python, or powershell scripting.

  • LDAP/Kerberos authentication against Microsoft Active Directory

  • Previous oncall experience

  • You have experience with Puppet/CFEngine

Bonus points for:

  • You have prior experience in a team lead or manager role.

  • Prior experience with containers and orchestration thereof (docker + kubernetes)

Strong culture makes Bullhorn a great place to work. Our offices offer a casual, collaborative environment with weekly catered-in lunch and breakfast, and monthly "First Thursday" social events. Bullhorn offers unlimited vacation, quarterly paid volunteer days through its philanthropic group Bullhorn Cares, and an open invitation to Bullhorn Allies groups, which celebrate and cultivate diversity and inclusion for all employees.


You Might be a Fit for Bullhorn, If:

  • You are energetic and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

  • You love working in an agile environment and can roll with the punches.

  • You take ownership of your work and continuously strive for improvement.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.