IT Systems Administrator
REX is using artificial intelligence and big data to disrupt the traditional real estate brokerage model, providing dramatically better outcomes and experiences for home buyers and sellers at a 2% cost instead of the traditional 5% to 6%. REX has substantially built the business in the cloud, with human involvement catalyzed by deep AI and emotional Intelligence. In addition, REX employs the data that it collects to rationalize the purchase of mortgages, home insurance, escrow and other services, serving to greatly ease and reduce the cost of the home sale and purchase process. The data REX collects also allows it to manage the home as consumers’ largest asset over their lifetimes.
The Company has experienced explosive growth in its initial markets of California, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Colorado and Florida. REX is profitable on both a unit economics basis as well as in the cities where it has been operating for over a year. It is launching in 14 cities this year as it expands nationwide. REX closed on its Series C financing of $50 million in December of 2018 to solidify its nationwide expansion into a targeted 70 markets across the United States by 2022.
About the Position:
REX is rapidly growing and entering new markets and building amazing consumer solutions revolutionizing the real estate buying and selling experience. We are also building amazing digital experiences that allow buyers and sellers to purchase a home without being bothered with traditional real estate middlemen. We are looking for a Systems Administrator with knowledge and experience in Linux-based technologies and IT support. The ideal candidate will be flexible and flourish in a fast paced and challenging environment. He or She should be a self starter, self motivator and possess ingenuity to excel at this position.
Work closely with other REX engineers to gather requirements, research, evaluate, design, plan, deploy, and support Linux-based / open source software platforms and related fleet management technologies in a world class environment that meets the needs of chronically-busy REX coworkers. Deliver timely and impactful IT support to REX staff. Build highly resilient, high performance, scalable, and flexible IT infrastructure to support our company's accelerating growth.
- Exercise a high degree of responsibility for the processes, systems, and tools you create and manage.
- Make recommendations, justify, and implement improvements using an accepted change control methodology.
- Work within a diverse group to design and deliver creative solutions and resolve problems in a timely and proactive manner by interacting with internal business units.
- Define, document and follow standards and best practices for systems design, testing, and implementation.
- Drive scripting and automation to develop solutions to common problems.
- 2+ years of experience in IT systems administration.
- Experience with Linux servers in physical and virtualized environments.
- Experience in Python or other scripting and automation languages.
- Working knowledge (including the ability to setup, configure, upgrade, manage, and troubleshoot) of MacOS and Windows fleet management.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
- Linux shell skills (bash scripting, output parsing, etc).
- Experience in source code and version control tools such as Git.
- Experience with mobile device management software, with an emphasis on tools like osquery, Santa, and SCCM.
- Excellent communications skills with the ability to communicate with internal/external customers, vendors, management etc. in both formal and informal situations.
- Willing to work overtime and weekends when needed
- Operate out of our Austin, TX Office
Compensation and Benefits:
REX offers an attractive salary and health benefits with an equity stake in this fast-growing tech company.
Annual Bonus + Stock Options + Paid Time Off
A Bit More…
As a pioneer in our industry, REX is setting new standards in the marketplace – for quality, innovation, integrity, professionalism, drive, consumer happiness, and social good. Our culture, together with our business vision and goals, serve as an orientation for leadership and a guide for how we conduct ourselves in day-to-day business. They also form the foundation for hiring, encouraging and rewarding great people. In addition, REX has been committed to doing good things for real estate consumers and to providing homes for those in the greatest need, wherever they may be. For every 50 homes we sell, we provide a home for a family in need. We funded the construction of our first home at the end of 2015 and have since put roofs over the heads of a dozen homeless families in three countries and built a school for orphans in Cambodia.