ArangoDB is an open-source, highly scalable Graph Database with Multi-Model capabilities. In addition to graph, it is natively supporting a number of data models including Document, and Key-Value as well as Full-Text Search and Retrieval. It serves as the scalable backbone for Graph-Analytics and complex data architectures across many different industries. Developers can build high-performance applications using a convenient SQL-like query language or JavaScript extensions. Oh, and did we mention it is open source?

We are looking for a California-based System Administrator to support and work together with our European-based System Administrator. We have broad home office options but occasional and sometimes spontaneous trips to our headquarter in San Francisco are required. We are open for full- or part-time employment.

As System Administrator at ArangoDB you are responsible for administration, operation and improving our internal systems and processes. You manage the on-premise and cloud servers. You help the team with hardware and software problems and contribute your expertise and personality to build a world-class NoSQL database with us.


  • Administrate our on-premise and Cloud server environment (Linux, AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • DevOps CI/CD pipeline (Jenkins, GitHub)
  • Kubernetes cluster setup and test environments
  • Help your colleagues with hard- and software problems, access and asset management

Your Skills

  • Prioritize your tasks in a fast-moving environment
  • Remain calm in pressure situations and adapt quickly to change
  • A proactive nature; continuously looking at how to improve our processes and tools
  • You are experienced in System Administration (server and cloud) and know how to tune your work with these tools
  • You feel at home in Linux, OSX and Windows universe
  • Finally, you have strong troubleshooting skills and excellent technical communication skills


  • All candidates in San Francisco and surrounding areas will be considered. Occasional visits to our headquarter in San Francisco are required. We have broad home office options.
  • The over 80 minds of ArangoDB come from 4 different continents and over a dozen countries. Diverse backgrounds enable us to see new solutions. We love this diversity and encourage everyone who is curious and visionary to join the multi-model movement.