Sr. System Administrator
SEVEN - Redwood City, CA

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SEVEN is looking for an experienced systems administrator to join and complement our seasoned Operations team. We are seeking an energetic, driven engineer that has first-hand experience developing, deploying, and maintaining production environments using large cloud infrastructure.

The ideal candidate has a background with production system operations and/or engineering and strong experience building scalable, highly available, high performance systems.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Design and deploy highly available, scalable and secure infrastructure for our mobile traffic optimization solutions
  • Help establish company-wide best practices for the configuration, 24x7 operations and monitoring of SEVEN’s new production infrastructure
  • Work closely with Engineering to develop, plan and implement application deployments
  • Drive technical innovation and efficiency in infrastructure operations via automation
  • Provide technical support, troubleshooting and complex problem resolution on escalated issues while monitoring and maintaining application environment stability
  • Work effectively with cross-functional teams to define technical requirements and identify and resolve technical design issues
  • Maintain a broad knowledge of current and emerging state-of-the-art computer/network and cloud system technologies, architectures, and products

Skills & Experience Required:
  • 5+ years operations experience in managing large data infrastructure to meet stringent customer SLAs
  • Linux administration experience
  • Deep familiarity with the components of cloud-based services, including caching, database architecture, API design, queueing services, efficient - data structure and algorithms, etc
  • Experience with highly scaling, distributed, multi-threaded software design, and deep understanding of distributed data model
  • Experience working on software applications that handle thousands requests per second, and millions of requests per day
  • Experience with horizontal scaling, and with delivering Software as a Service
  • Ability to work as part of a team in building, administering and deploying automated systems and application deployments
  • Knowledge and experience in supporting and troubleshooting Linux networking services and protocols: TCP/IP, DNS, NFS, LDAP, FTP, SSH, SMTP, SNMP, SSL, and HTTP
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Fluent in verbal & written English language
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, particularly in documenting and teaching installation and configuration processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering Technology or technical degree and/or certifications
  • Comfortable with modern web-based application technologies and be able to mentor and work with technical team members spread over multiple time zones

Preferred Experience:
  • Experience with wireless system technologies
  • Experience deploying or managing servers in large-scale, geographically diverse environments.
  • Experience with query optimization
  • Experience with configuration management systems like cfengine

Education Requirements:
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

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