Senior Systems Administrator SoundHound
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED SoundHound delights millions of users every day with its famously fast music and voice recognition apps, and is winning awards and praise along the way. Our flagship app for iPhone and Android recently won the most competitive category in Billboard's inaugural Music App Awards, and achieved top-ten honors from the New York Times, becoming the only music app to do so.
"Insane" - The New York Times' David Pogue
"...could save your sanity" - Don Lemon, CNN
At SoundHound you'll be joining a diverse, world-class group of engineers, scientists, designers, and marketers on a team that includes both recent grads and seasoned veterans. Our strongest academic ties are with Stanford, and prior industry stops for our team members include Google, Amazon, Oracle, and Sony.
SoundHound not only builds killer apps but also the industry leading core technologies powering these apps. If you've worked on core technologies in a large company context, or have been an app developer licensing technologies that never quite keep up with your needs, you will appreciate the uniquely empowering experience of a workplace that combines people from both backgrounds ? literally within a few yards of each other.
At SoundHound we value creativity, innovation, hard work, open communication and fast iteration, which allow us to act on valuable feedback from employees and users alike. SoundHound's culture is one of impromptu coffee breaks, less-impromptu fitness sessions, group lunches, and weekly happy hours. In vino veritas!
We offer a competitive salary, SoundHound stock options, unique camaraderie, catered lunches, and even occasional visits from recording artists (recently including Seal). SoundHound is an equal opportunity employer.
About the role:
In this position, you'll be a critical member of a talented, tight-knit operations team responsible for our high-traffic production systems, software deployment for both engineering and production, monitoring, reporting, etc. You will wear many hats and often jump in where you're needed most. We are growing rapidly both from a user and staff perspective, so challenges will be regular and rewarding! This is an opportunity to work beside and ideally learn from a high-caliber Tech Ops team and make a huge impact on our reliability and scalability.
System administration, performance tuning, monitoring, maintaining fault tolerance, account management.
OS installation, support, performance tuning, monitoring, applying service packs, etc.
LDAP and Kerberos support and maintenance.
End user support for system infrastructure. (server and network)
Troubleshooting and resolution of server issues, networks, remote access, network switches, routers, wireless, firewalls and etc.
Proactive monitoring of server systems (e.g. uptime, failover, anti-viral, anti-spamming, etc.)
Maintain and support backups for servers and clients.
Participate in long-term strategies for IT.
Writing of tools, scripts, etc., as necessary.
Receiving, racking, cabling and installation of new systems to be built and put into service.
On-call as needed with participation in 24X7 support.
Must be able and willing to travel to remote data centers.
Must be willing to be on-call as necessary to manage production environment.
Passion for excellence in systems operations
Excellent communication skills
Experience with both the production site and the internal development environment.
Help us architect and maintain our Unix server and network infrastructure.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, articulate, and intimately familiar with Unix operating systems and software, provide sound proofs-of-concepts, willing to perform cross-functional duties as necessary, and have a proven history of creating tools and automating routine IT/Business tasks.
BSCS or equivalent experience
7+ years experience working as a Linux Administrator(heavy on CentOS)
Unix IT Automation experience
Some Database administration skills, MySQL experience a big plus.
Experience with web and application servers. Apache exp. is required.
Security experience with local/networked file systems
Scripting and/or automation skills (Python, Bash or Perl)
Knowledge/experience with TCP/IP, UDP, IP ROUTING, DNS, NFS, LDAP, Kerberos, FTP, SMTP, NIS
Networking skills (e.g. routers, hubs, switches, firewalls, wireless, etc.)
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