AnchorFree enables users to browse the web on desktop and mobile devices, with privacy and security through our Hotspot Shield application. Hotspot Shield is the world's most popular consumer virtual private network (VPN). It allows people worldwide to access content on the Internet without restrictions or censorship.
Hotspot Shield has been downloaded more than 70 million times and is the number one security app on the iPhone. Hotspot Shield has over 100 million monthly user sessions. Securing over 3 billion pages per month for its users, AnchorFree is ranked among the top 50 online destinations as far as total traffic (by Quantcast).
AnchorFree is funded by blue chip investors that include: Goldman Sachs, Bert Roberts (former chairman and CEO of MCI), DougMaine (former CFO of IBM); Esther Dyson, Subrah Iyar (founder of Webex), Greg Coleman (former president of Huffington Post), Rick Roth (former CEO of OgilvyAction). AnchorFree is located at the heart of Silicon Valley - Mountain View, CA. The office contains a gym, foosball, a pool table, ping pong, free food and drinks.
- Minimum Job Qualifications:
- In-depth understanding of MySQL database, including storage engines
- MySQL-specific monitoring and performance optimization experience, recovery procedures
- Experience with or in-depth understanding of running multi-level replication with MySQL
- File-systems and storage optimization for databases experience
- General Linux/Unix skills, shell scripting
- Preferable Job Qualifications:
- Postgresql, including replication
- Experience with MySQL replication to remote locations (i.e. overseas)
- C/C++ development experience, esp. MySQL UDFs
- One or more of: Perl, Python, PHP, Ruby
- Compensation and Benefits:
- Highly competitive salary
- Excellent employee stock option plan
- Relocation assistance available
- Free food and drinks
- Foosball, Small gym and showers, Pool table, Table Tennis
- FREE Medical, Dental and Vision
- Easy Access to Caltrain and Light Rail (free pass)
- New Laptop (mac or pc) and Monitor
- Employee discounts on HP, Apple and Verizon