Senior SysAdmin

The opportunity

Are you a sweet mix of skills and passion? Solving real-world problems with a wide range of technologies and applications gets you excited? Join us as our Senior Sysadmin and become our networks' wizard. If you have strong self-motivation, good communication skills, and proven experience you will fit right in. We are looking for a balance between technical competencies and dynamic thinking.

Your mission

  • Performance tuning and monitoring
  • Resource use and uptime monitoring
  • Automation
  • Day to day maintenance
  • Network security
  • Available to work on US schedule (2PM – 10PM / 4PM – 12AM)

Your Background

  • 3 years minimum Unix or Linux systems administration experience in a high traffic production internet site
  • 2 years minimum experience with Apache or Nginx web servers, MySQL, VMware
  • Scripting experience in Bash, PHP, Perl, or Python
  • Good understanding and proficiency with IP tables firewalls
  • Solid networking knowledge 
  • Good understanding of how DNS works
  • Experience with ISC's BIND DNS server
  • Good understanding and experience with performance tuning, automation, and configuration management
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and identify performance bottlenecks and complex problems, possibly involving OS internals

 

WOULD BE A PLUS:

  • Linux routing, including but not limited to policy routing
  • Load Balancers
  • MySQL Clustering
  • PHP-FPM configuration
  • CentOS / Ubuntu / Debian Linux distributions
  • Configuration management
  • Source control management, such as Git or Subversion
  • cPanel/WHM
  • High availability setups
  • Experience in an online advertising company or online ads traffic management is a plus
  • Experience with r1soft backup solutions
  • Experience with Cloudflare's DNS platform and options
  • Experience with various domain registrars and configuration of domain glue records
  • Experience with Amazon AWS / Microsoft Azure / Google Cloud
  • Experience setting up service monitoring (Nagios, Zabbix)
  • Experience setting up event log monitoring (ELK Stack, Graylog)
  • Basic knowledge of operating and maintaining Microsoft Windows 20xx server
     

Benefits

  • A well-deserved salary
  • “Employee of the month” performance bonus
  • Holiday bonuses twice a year to keep you happy
  • Referral bonus for getting your friends to work with us
  • “As long as the job gets done” type of flexible hours
  • Career improvement training and workshops to make you smarter
  • Medical coverage to keep you healthy

 

OTHER PERKS:

  • “Jingle and Mingle” & “Fun in the sun” – the best company parties you’ve ever seen
  • “Birthday Bash at the Wheel of Fortune” (it’s weird but you want it, trust us)
  • We hold a cool event every month
  • Each team goes on outings to keep that flame alive
  • The onsite snack dispenser is here for those moments when all you need is chocolate
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