Linux Administrator
Rocket Fuel Inc. - Redwood Shores, CA

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Rocket Fuel delivers the only programmatic media-buying platform at big data scale that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to improve marketing ROI. Rocket Fuel's powerful Advertising That Learns™ technology drives best-in-plan results for advertisers, and empowers media teams to focus on strategy, not spreadsheets. Its distributed planet-scale computing engine currently screens over 26 billion ads per day, and selects the best for its customers, via real-time bidding (RTB) relationships with major publishers and exchanges. The technique has proven itself across web, mobile, video, and social channels, with 894 brands powered by Rocket Fuel in 2012.

Awarded #4 on Forbes' 2013 Most Promising Companies In America list, Rocket Fuel was founded by online advertising veterans and rocket scientists from NASA, Yahoo!,, and DoubleClick. Rocket Fuel currently employs over 300 people in 15 offices worldwide including New York, London, Toronto, and Hamburg, and has a strategic alliance with cci to provide its services in Japan.

What you will be doing:
Install, configure, maintain servers and network devices in a global multisite datacenter environment.

Coordinate with datacenter providers for remote maintenance tasks

Coordinate with vendors for new equipment, maintenance and RMA

Monitor system performance and do performance tuning

Build and enhance monitoring systems

Abitlity to wield a screw driver

Do you...

Have excellent Linux administration skills and understanding of system performance areas (memory, swap disk i/o, network i/o, etc.)?

Have strong troubleshooting, problem solving and performance tuning skills?

Have server technologies background in CentOS Linux, puppet. Scripting in shell and python, perl or ruby?

Have administration of Java systems?

Consider yourself experienced in Network technologies.

Bonus points:
Database: MySQL; Clusters: hadoop, hdfs, hbase, switching, routing and load balancing, BGP, OSPF, VLANs, LACP.

Monitor technologies: nagios, collectd, graphite, linux-ha

If you have answered YES to any of the above questions, let’s chat!