Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Viggle - New York, NY

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Senior Linux Systems Engineer Job Description

Media entrepreneur Robert F.X. Sillerman founded Viggle after pioneering a number of successful television, radio and live entertainment ventures. Mr. Sillerman created the company in June 2010 to develop businesses, products and services that encourage consumers to engage with different types of entertainment content such as TV, movies, games and music.

Launched in January 2012, Viggle is a free second screen media platform that rewards its members for watching their favorite TV shows. Viggle enhances TV with interactive games like Viggle LIVE and the first ever real-time fantasy sports game MyGuy. Viggle members get rewarded for their TV time from places like Best Buy, Papa John’s, Fandango, Hulu Plus and Groupon, among others. Viggle also allows like-minded fans of their favorite shows to connect through Viggle Chatter features. Viggle’s audio verification technology recognizes shows on TV and allows members to check into live and DVR’d TV content from more than 170 of the most popular broadcast and cable channels.

Why work at Viggle?

Our workspace is open, the team is small, and collaboration is encouraged. You’ll have the ability to connect directly with other teams to share knowledge and affect the decision-making process

You get direct exposure to the public at a massive scale. Everything you do will affect millions of people who love using our app!

Viggle is an open-minded company and we love to experiment with technology. You’ll get the chance to implement cutting-edge tools and techniques if they are the right tool for the job

Our development processes are agile and transparent. Flexibility is the name of the game!


You will set the tone for future generations of Senior Linux Systems Engineers at Viggle and contribute to the cultural evolution of the engineering department.


As a member of our technical operations team, you’ll help build and maintain Viggle’s growing infrastructure that supports our mobile and web-based business. Both colo- and cloud-based, our infrastructure spans mobile application supporting infrastructure, real-time content ingestion and processing, data warehousing and analytics, geo-distributed services infrastructure, and more!


Required :
You know your way around Linux or some other Unix variant (we use Ubuntu!)

You know how to leverage automated deployment and configuration tools (such as Chef and Cobbler)

The deployment, configuration, administration, and maintenance of production infrastructure is not at all foreign to you!

Flexible on your hours – we need you to help us with our infrastructure during the busiest time of the day for our app users – 3:00 to 11:00.


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering is required.

Masters Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering is preferred.

About Viggle Inc.

The company, Viggle Inc. (Symbol: VGGL), was originally named Function(x) Inc. The Company changed its corporate name to Viggle Inc., and its stock symbol to VGGL in June 2012.
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Viggle is an equal opportunity employer. Viggle recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

About this company
Viggle is a loyalty program for television that gives people real rewards for checking into the television shows they're watching. Currently...