Systems Administrator Zoosk
Zoosk's Operations team is looking to add another top notch Systems Administrator to our growing organization. You would be a key member of the team that keeps Zoosk running and serving over 50 million users in 60 countries. You should live and breath systems automation, and be excited about managing an expanding, changing, living system from metal to HTTP. Our systems are mostly Ubuntu running Apache, PHP, Java, Ruby, MySQL and many other popular open source systems.
Building and maintaining Zoosk's infrastructure
Direct responsibility for site reliability
Taking part in a 24x7 on call rotation
Work directly with Engineering to design and build reliable scalable systems
Troubleshoot issues with applications, network and hardware
Experience with configuration management systems like Chef, Puppet, Cfengine, etc
Strong understanding of web/internet fundamentals, like TCP/IP and HTTP
Experience with high volume web applications
Ability to configure and tune web servers, especially Apache
Understanding of MySQL high availability, performance, replication and backups
Experience with general system scripting using one of Bash, Perl, Ruby, Python, etc
Ability to maintain core infrastructure services such as DNS and LDAP
Experience with package management systems such as dpkg and RPM
Strong understanding of network management and monitoring tools such as Nagios, Ganglia, Munin and Cacti
Dedication to quality and attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of Cisco and Juniper routers, switches and firewalls
Experience with networking protocols such as BGP, STP, 802.1Q, etc.
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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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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|Company Profile:||Working At Zoosk
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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