Sr. Linux Systems Administrator
SendGrid - Denver, CO

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Come be part of the company that's disrupting the email industry and whose ultimate goal is to make developers lives easier. We send over 7 billion emails each month! If those things speak to you we are interested in speaking with you. SendGrid is adding an experienced Sr. Linux Systems Administrator who will actively participate in the engineering process (so you need some programming experience), and take our production environment to the next level of stability, scalability, and automation (this is where your SysAdmin experience comes in).

What you’ll do

Help improve our uptime and scalability through better processes, infrastructure, and automation
Troubleshoot issues with hardware, software, applications and network
Configure servers and network
Continually document and expose configuration processes and policies
Prioritize tasks and work independently, while interacting with other product and engineering teams
Share on-call duties with other engineers on the team, to ensure smooth 24x7 operation

About you

5 – 10 years experience as a SysAdmin
Expert in Linux/Unix
Expert knowledge of networking principles
Experience with load balancers (software and hardware)
Knowledge of redundancy methods in data centers
Experience in high scalability and real-time environments
Familiar with administering MySQL, Memcache and Nginx
BS in Computer Science, preferred
SMTP, spam filtering (nice to have!)
Systems monitoring (Nagios, Munin)
Configuration management (Chef, Puppet)
Ruby and/or Perl
tcpdump, wireshark, IP stack tuning & debugging
MySQL

About this company
SendGrid helps you focus on your business without the cost and complexity of owing and maintaining an email infrastructure. Our technology,...