Senior Linux System Administrator
Topsy - San Francisco, CA

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Topsy Labs is building the world's largest realtime search and analytics engine for the social web. We are a well-funded and fast growing technology company that is poised at the intersection of big data, search and social. If you have what it takes and looking to join a team that is doing the impossible, look no further!

The Senior Linux System Administrator will be responsible for deploying and configuring servers, installing and configuring application software, creating and maintaining user accounts, backing up and restoring files, monitoring and tuning performance, configuring a secure system, and monitoring and auditing security. 24 hour on call rotation required.
Expert level experience managing large Linux environment in 24/7 high-availability production environment
Expert level experience administrating MySQL, Nginx, DNS, NFS
Experience managing Debian based Linux distributions including custom package management and creation ( Ubuntu, Debian )
Experience administrating large Hadoop clusters ( hdfs, hbase, mapreduce )
Managing Network/System monitoring software ( nagios, cacti, ganglia, graphite )
Experience with large scale automated installation, configuration and deployment methods ( puppet, kickstart, pxe, dhcp )
Proficency with source control ( git, svn )
Network configuration and system hardening experience
Ability to script in Python, Perl, Ruby or PHP required
Bachelors Degree (preferred) in CS, CIS or equivalent

Formal software development experience
LDAP Administration
Experience with Amazon Web Services
Knowledge of C/C++, java and SQL
Knowledge of other RedHat, CentOS, Gentoo, FreeBSD environments
Knowledge of rsync, chroot environments, django, fabric
Knowledge of Cisco IOS, BGP
Knowledge of A10 load balancers

About this company
Topsy Labs operates the world's leading realtime search engine, With a search index containing billions of tweets over more than...