Founded in 2002, Big Fish is the world’s largest producer of casual games; dedicated to bringing engaging entertainment to everyone, anywhere, on any device. Through its proprietary, data-driven platform, millions of consumers seeking engaging entertainment easily discover and play PC and mobile games created by Big Fish’s network of more than 600 development partners and its in-house Big Fish Games Studio. The company has distributed more than 2 billion games from a growing catalog of 3,000+ unique PC games and 300+ unique mobile games, and offers cross-platform streaming games via its proprietary universal cloud gaming service, Big Fish Unlimited . Big Fish’s games are played in more than 150 countries on a wide variety of devices across 10 languages. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with regional offices in Oakland, CA; Cork, Ireland; Vancouver, Canada; and Luxembourg.
We are looking for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator.
Manage a Linux-based ecommerce environment with 1500+ servers
Work with developers to architect and enhance applications
Monitor system performance and plan for future capacity and scaling
Participate in an on-call rotation
Skills and abilities you should bring to the table:
10+ years of UNIX/Linux system administration experience
5+ years supporting highly available, customer-facing services in a 100+ server environment
Extensive experience with Apache, Memcache, Tomcat, and other open source web server software
Basic familiarity with Java/JVM and relational databases (MySQL preferred)
In-depth understanding of TCP/IP networking fundamentals
Experience configuring hardware load balancers (F5 preferred)
Proficiency writing shell and/or Perl scripts
Excellent communication and project execution skills
NAS experience (Network Appliance preferred)
Operational familiarity with CFEngine
Virtualization experience (Xen preferred)
Python and PHP programming
Come be the next Big Fish in the Pond!