System Administrator
Zynga - San Francisco, CA
Zynga is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to join the in our SF office! The Linux SA team is looking for candidates that have experience supporting Linux operating systems in a 24x7 production web environment supporting 1000+ nodes either in a private or public cloud. Are you looking to join a team that's committed to working on cutting edge technology, and having fun doing it? We are committed to developing high quality casual and multi player games! Come join us ...we're having a ball!

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for architecting, coding, implementing and maintaining an automated server deployment system for an highly available, massive consumer web application (60 mil daily active users) on a LAMP infrastructure
  • Experience in Public or Private Clouds with large scale deployments
  • Builds tools to help monitor and automate system administration functions for a massive server farms for internal customers
  • Respond to server break-fix situations, fulfilling hardware/operating system reconfiguration requests, and the installation of new servers;
  • Strong understanding of Linux Kernel fundamentals
  • Take internal customer requirements, work with other studios within company, to understand needs, provide project team with time and cost estimates, and see that the requests are fulfilled;
  • Lead periodic meetings with internal stakeholders to assess immediate and long term needs and address points of concern;
  • Generate and distribute system outage postmortems;
  • Configure, optimize and manage Apache + Tomcat instances;
  • Harden Internet facing systems to provided maximum availability and security;
  • Profile, tune and scale servers and server load balancing configurations;
  • Write and maintain automation scripts;
  • Configure and maintain system monitoring tools;
  • Document and manage system configurations
Required Skills:
  • BA in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field (or equivalent experience) required
  • 4+ years of Linux/Unix systems administration experience
  • Exposure to high-traffic environment (multi-gigabit)
  • Expert knowledge of troubleshooting tools (i.e tcpdump, netstat, iostat, traceroute)
  • Knowledge of Linux RedHat administration
  • Systems administration-level knowledge of HTTP/Apache, DNS/BIND, SSH, SNMP, NFS, Perl and/or Shell, Puppet, Cacti, Nagios
  • Experience with performance tuning, package installation, patch management updates, network and server management issues
  • Experience managing multisite, large scale server farms required
  • Experience with LDAP a plus
  • Experience supporting complex systems in a 24x7 environment
  • Experience in fast-pace consumer web environment is a big plus

Zynga - 26 days ago - save job - block
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