Site Reliability Engineer NameMedia
One of the most critical bedrocks of the Internet is the Domain Name System, the way that billions of Internet users find their way around the Web. Did you know 30% of all registered domain names have not yet been developed, and that millions of these domains could be put to use by new businesses if only there was an efficient, effective and secure way to connect domain name seller and domain name buyers? At NameMedia, we are building the platforms to do just that?and more?as we build a better Internet.
NameMedia is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer will help design, build and monitor our applications and systems infrastructure that handles millions of monthly page views, searches, and API transactions.
World leader in domain sales and monetization
Stable, profitable and growing Waltham MA based business
Cutting edge development team of sharp, young innovators
Attractive and compelling benefits package
Have a strong understanding of systems internals, and love building and running large-scale web production systems and application environments.
Deep knowledge of Linux
Knowledge of at least one scripting language for task automation
Experience with high traffic, internet-facing services
Experience with alerting and trending packages like Nagios, Cacti, and Zabbix
Experience with build automation (i.e. kickstart, puppet/chef, etc)
Experience with virtualization technology (Xen preferred)
Must be able to think on your feet
Be a self-starter: If you don?t know how to do something you consider it a challenge to try to figure it out for yourself.
Have demonstrated project oriented experience.
Have a strong understanding of networking concepts? i.e., you know how the Internet works.
Two points if you have experience with Cisco, Juniper or other enterprise networking equipment (or build your own routers using some form of Linux or BSD and iptables)
Experience with load balancers (F5, Foundry, IPVS, etc)
The playing field:
The fact is, we work hard and have a lot of fun doing our job. If you have a software engineering background and love building and running large-scale web production systems and application environments we may have a great position for you. We work in a casual yet intellectually charged atmosphere in Waltham, MA. We offer flexible schedules, fitness center access on site as well as a friendly open working space. We have a community kitchen loaded daily with snacks and a variety of beverages. In the summer months you will even find the ice cream truck visit us once a week!
As part of the NameMedia team you get:
A feeling of accomplishing something genuinely useful to humanity.
A competitive salary.
100% employer-covered health insurance (medical and dental).
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