Change the way people watch TV. Viggle is the first loyalty program for TV that gives people real rewards such as music, movie tickets and gift cards for checking into the shows they're watching.
In its first year, Viggle has been featured on the Today Show, CNN, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Tech Crunch and in an incredible variety of other media outlets. We've won two Appy Awards, a Mobile Web Award and other accolades. We've also submitted Viggle for an Emmy Award in the new Interactive Category.
With blue chip advertisers on board since its launch, Viggle is continuing to build its world-class team. If you're passionate about blazing new trails in the mobile advertising space (and you love television), read on!
Title: Linux Systems Engineer
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
consumer, internal and partner web
real-time content ingestion and processing
data warehousing and analytics
geo-distributed services infrastructure
We’re building a great infrastructure to support a great idea – we’re not afraid to choose the best technology for the job. We use open source and want our engineers to contribute back to the projects we use. Our development processes are agile and transparent.
Deployment, configuration, administration, and maintenance of our production infrastructure such as servers, networks, storage systems, etc.
On-call 7x24, at times
BS or MS in Computer Science or related field preferred but not required.
Comfortable in a small, intense and high-growth start-up environment.
5 or more years experience as Systems Engineer in a high volume environment.
General Web Operations
Linux operating system (or some other Unix variant)
Automated deployment and configuration tools (such as Puppet and Cobbler)
Scripting tools such as shell script, Perl, Ruby, PHP, or Python
Web application server security and tuning
On-line network security, firewall and load balancer configuration, and Amazon EC2 experience are pluses
In addition, familiarity with one or more of the following is desired
Data center security
Viggle is a loyalty program for television that gives people real rewards for checking into the television shows they are watching. Available for Android, Apple iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®, Viggle automatically identifies the television shows its users are watching and awards them points when they check-in. Viggle users can redeem their points in the app’s rewards catalogue for items such as movie tickets, music, gift cards or they can convert them into charitable donations. For more information, visit http://www.viggle.com , follow us on Twitter @Viggle or like us on Facebook.
About Viggle Inc.
Viggle Inc. was founded by media entrepreneur Robert F.X. Sillerman who has pioneered a number of successful television, radio and live entertainment businesses. Sillerman created the company in June 2010 to develop businesses, products and services that encourage consumers to engage in different ways with entertainment such as TV, movies, games and music. The Company launched Viggle, a loyalty program for television in January 2012. Originally named Function(x) Inc, the Company changed its corporate name to Viggle, Inc. in June 2012 and is now publicly listed as VGGL. For more information, follow us on Twitter @Viggle.
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.
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