Unix Team Lead
SquareTrade - San Francisco, CA

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SquareTrade is the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers and offered by top retailers including Amazon, Costco and Tesco. We have more than 200,000 fans on Facebook, consistently win industry awards and have received tens of thousands of 5-star reviews. SquareTrade is profitable, growing 90% year on year, and attracted one of the largest private capital raises in 2012, with a $238 million round led by Bain Capital. Headquartered in San Francisco and London, SquareTrade is privately held. Learn more at www.squaretrade.com.

We are looking for a smart and dedicated IT Unix Team Lead to help take our business to the next level. This person will play a central role leading a team of 5+ Unix sysadmins and network specialists. They will drive our production support efforts to ensure that we deliver excellent service to our customers and merchants alike. This is an exciting position that offers autonomy and teamwork, with opportunities for career development.

Critical Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

5+ years as Sr. Systems Administrator and 2+ years in IT Unix leadership role

Solid knowledge of Debian, BSD, and networking

Strong knowledge of virtualization and system configuration management

Must have experience leading a team of sysadmins and network specialists

Experience supporting production e-commerce environments

Helpful Qualifications:
Experience with Juniper is a plus

Experience with Puppet, Xen, KVM, etc

Knowledge of at least one scripting language

Knowledge of IPv6, OSPF, BGP, PF

SquareTrade is located downtown San Francisco in the SOMA district. We offer competitive salaries, stock options, generous paid time off, and an opportunity to join a fast-paced Pre-IPO company.

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