Senior Unix Systems Adminstrator/Engineer
mSpot - Palo Alto, CA

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Senior Unix Systems Adminstrator/Engineer

mSpot is mobile entertainment. We bring music, radio, and movie services to millions of consumers, worldwide. With our newest app, Music Hub, users can stream songs from an extensive catalog, upload their personal music collections to the cloud, listen to personal radio stations, and purchase music -- all in one app. We're a rapidly growing and vibrant company driven by a passion for entertainment and a vision to deliver the ultimate mobile experience.


In this position you'll be a critical member of a tight-knit operations team responsible for our highly scalable internet infrastructure, software deployment for both engineering and production, monitoring, reporting, etc. We use AWS as our computing platform and are still growing rapidly, so this is an opportunity to leave behind legacy environments and design something new.

Skills and Experience


- Passion for excellence in systems operations
- Excellent communication skills
- Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud-based computing platforms (EC2, VPC,SES, S3, RDS)
- Proven success in deployment/management: Chef, git, func, cobbler, RPM
- Experience designing and troubleshooting internet focused production environments
- Proficiency in at least 2 scripting languages (PHP, C, Java, Phython, Bash)
- Solid understanding of Linux


- BSCS or 5 years relevant experience
- Knowledge of best practices in security, performance, and disaster recovery
- Support of OS: Centos, red hat
- Configuration and support of web servers (Apache, Tomcat)
- Monitoring: OPS/View/Nagios/MRTG
- Security: Samhain/OSSEC
- Firewall: ClearOS/Cisco ASA
- Networking, routing and VPN
- DBs: MySQL, Cassandra

About Us
mSpot became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics in May of this year, combining the nimble outlook of a small company with the resources and reach of a global electronics leader. If you're creative, fun, hardworking and ready to revolutionize the mobile music and entertainment industry, contact us now - we'd love to meet you!