Systems Architect
Moboom - San Francisco, CA

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We are looking for a Systems Architect with considerable Linux savvy who has a lot of experience designing, building, scaling, and maintaining systems found in a modern-day web hosting environment. This individual needs to be a quick learner who is security-minded. The individual we are seeking will help us support all our hosted customers utilizing the latest and greatest open source technologies.

  • Partner with other Engineering teams internally to design, build, and maintain scalable systems that make our products shine!
  • Mentor junior staff and lead by example
  • Share the responsibilities (incl. On-call rotation) of supporting our global production facility 24 x 7 x 365.
Qualifications for Position:
  • 7+ years Linux System Administration and/or demonstrated ability
  • Rackspace Cloud Hosting features and technologies
  • Fluent in one or more practical programming languages (perl, python, etc.) plus comfort in shell scripting
  • DNS
  • Filesystem technologies (RAID, LVM, mkfs, etc.)
  • Virtualization technologies (VMWare, KVM)
  • MySQL (Administration -- replication, etc.)
  • Switches/routers/firewalls(Cisco)
  • Load balancers
  • Web servers (Apache/lighthttpd)
  • Monitoring software
  • Build Automation
  • Source Control Systems
  • Capacity planning tools
  • Load testing tools
  • Be a good communicator - spoken and written - great documentation critical
  • Be able to manage a complex project from start to finish
  • Be security-minded
  • Be detail oriented
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Be accountable
  • Experience with 100% up-time global cloud-based systems supporting at least 100Mil page views and 10Mil unique visitors a month
Knowledge of the following technologies/concepts a plus:
  • Linux Build and Deployment tools (Chef, RPM packaging, Yum, etc.)
  • Centralized Authentication (LDAP, etc.)
  • PHP
  • Wikis
  • Search Engines (elasticSearch, dbsight, solr, lucene/etc.)
  • NoSQL tools (MongoDB, CouchDB, etc.)
  • Distributed Caches
  • Distributed Filesystems
  • Cloud technologies (filesystems, VMs, etc.)
  • Content Delivery Networks
  • Distributed Computing Concepts and Implementations (MapReduce, Hadoop etc)

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