Site Operations Manager Zoosk
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Zoosk is looking for a talented individual to lead site operations. You will manage an experienced and growing team of system administrators in the day to day operations of a high traffic site that is served from multiple data centers. You will be responsible for the high availability of the Zoosk.com site and supporting services. You will work with other leaders within the product and engineering organization to understand our business growth projections and translate those into production infrastructure expansion projects. Your team will build and maintain all production services, including support for web services, database, caching, messaging, email, search and analytics. We utilize a variety of open source solutions to power these services. Define priorities for production infrastructure projects and direct your resources to execute on them. You will also lead the team through production events and be responsible for consistent, clear communication to the organization. This is a highly visible role for the company, as our production infrastructure is expanding rapidly in order to keep up with the explosive growth of the business. You will be supported with the funding and resources needed to be successful.
Manage to at least 99.9% uptime of the Zoosk.com site and critical services
Plan and monitor major production-level changes
Define and track appropriate metrics that measure the health of the production environment
Responsible for capacity planning and establishing a roadmap to ensure the infrastructure will continually scale
Lead a team of very smart system administrators
Maintain technical proficiency. Be able to assist with production work when needed, or personally resolve issues in a crisis.
Manage vendor relationships and contracts
Assess and harden production network and application level security
Maintain and test a disaster recovery plan
5+ years working in a high-availability, production environment
Several years experience leading a team of system administrators
Hands-on proficiency with relevant technologies. We utilize a LAMP stack, with supporting Java-based services.
Experience supporting common open source packages found in a web-based operation, like Apache, MySQL, Memcache, Hadoop, MQ, Solr, etc.
Prefer experience maintaining a global, web-oriented product where users have an expectation of continuous service
Proven track record of scaling infrastructure quickly
Comfortable with the fast-paced nature of a start-up environment
BS in computer science or related field
Zoosk is the romantic social network that helps members create and share their romantic journeys, with millions of members from around the globe enjoying the service each month. Zoosk provides members at different stages of their romantic journey with a fun and social set of tools such as Romantic Moments, Couple Profiles, and the Personals application. Members can easily access Zoosk?s services from its website, its Facebook app, mobile devices, and a downloadable desktop application. Zoosk is available in 25 languages and has members in more than 70 countries. Founded in 2007 by Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, Zoosk, Inc. is based in San Francisco and backed by Canaan Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and ATA Ventures.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Zoosk is one of the largest online dating services in the world, with over 50 million users, close to 20 million daily page views, from "Zooskers" in 60 countries With 100 thousand new profiles added daily, we are the single fastest growing dating service on the web and our supersonic performance was recently celebrated in the Wall Street Journal's inaugural top 50 "Next Big Thing" List (March 09, 2010).
While we originally took advantage of viral opportunities on social networks, Zoosk has evolved into an easy, fun and safe online dating experience that today connects singles from the we
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Zoosk is the fastest growing social dating destination. Our applications on social networks such as Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo have more than 50 million users with close to over 20 million daily page views from users in 60 countries Simply put, Zoosk is online dating that doesn't suck. Our users, mostly young professional, enjoy a fun and playful experience while they meet new people in their local areas.
Zoosk is a VC backed startup and our office is located in downtown San Francisco. We are always looking for open minded, energetic, and driven individuals that love the challenge of turning an established industry upside-down. We build world class social web products and in the process we make sure to have plenty of fun. If you want to work with exceptional people on toughest engineering problems every day, you want to join Zoosk.
Some Benefits of Joining Zoosk
- Sexy MacPro or MacBookPro stations to work in style
- Free beverages and snacks, to keep you fired up
- Free dinner every night
- Medical, dental and vision plans
- Life Insurance and 401K savings plan|
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